It was inevitable. The Driftless Area Review now has its own page on Facebook, the social networking-hivemind. I encourage regular readers of this blog — the dozens and baker’s dozens of you out… Continue reading
Introduction: “The bums lost.” The Big Lebowski: Your revolution is over, Mr. Lebowski. Condolences. The bums lost. My advice is to do what your parents did; get a job, sir. The bums will… Continue reading
Los Angeles, 2019: Another ‘Verse. Another Vision. More Human Than Human. L to R: Scut Farkas, Little Miss Sunshine, Codex. Apocalypse Now That’s What I Call Entertainment The TV series Dollhouse faces a… Continue reading
The epic tale of the Horus Heresy continues in Fulgrim, the fifth volume of a planned twelve-volume cycle in the Warhammer 40K series. In the previous book, Flight of the Eisenstein, Battle-Captain Nathaniel… Continue reading
In the next few days, I’ll be posting another Dollhouse Riff. Riff #3 will focus on the unaired episode “epitaph one” and how it relates to the Dollhouse Canon. I will also write… Continue reading
Decline and Fall (1928) Waugh does Candide. A Handful of Dust (1934) Gosford Park meets Apocalypse Now.
Alexander Theroux’s name returned to the news with the publication of Laura Worholic; or, The Sexual Intellectual. The 878-page work can be intimidating to readers, especially those unfamiliar with Theroux’s bombastic, encyclopedic, maximalist… Continue reading
A stunning collection of comix, from the punk funnies to foreign voices and places in-between. Published in 1991, the chorus of independent voices range from Harvey Pekar to Gary Panter to Art Spiegelman… Continue reading