Upcoming plans for the blog. Continue reading LATE SEPTEMBER UPDATE
CCLaP Links Not Working? Since 2012 I have reviewed books for the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP). Recently CCLaP has moved its website to a new WordPress platform. If you haven’t already, you should check out the New Look. Unfortunately, during the transition the old links couldn’t be transferred over. What does this mean? I will have to change the links for every book review and related post. This will be a long-term summer project on my end. I ask for your patience and understanding in this matter. In the mean time I have included a new CCLaP … Continue reading Blog Update for October 2017
An essay on the science fiction novel “Killswitch” by Joel Shepherd and what it means to be human. Continue reading On Being Human Redux: Killswitch (Cassandra Kresnov, Book Three), by Joel Shepherd
When I wrote “On Being Human,” I wrote an essay on Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy.” “Frankenstein Underground” expands on Mignola’s pulpy universe, giving us a fun graphic novel about Frankenstein’s monster. Continue reading On Being Human Redux: Frankenstein Underground, by Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck
Ian Tattersall’s new book, “The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack,” explores the intellectual history of paleoanthropology and seeks to answer, “What does it mean to be human?” Continue reading On Being Human Redux: The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack, by Ian Tattersall
The NSFW Files includes essays on erotica written by a Nobel laureate, an outsider artist, a surrealist, and a French prisoner, among many more. Most important, the essay collection offers an answer to the question, “What dirty book should I read next?” Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: NSFW Files … the Book! Coming out next Monday (1/19/15)
See you at the con! Continue reading Countdown to CONvergence: Conward ho!