J. Manfred Weichsel is back with another disturbingly funny satire, The Calydonian Boar Hunt. Emphasis on the disturbing. Absolutely no one comes out of this looking good, and it is not for the faint-hearted. Yet, as disquieting as Weichsel’s work is, I argue that he is performing a valuable
Darkness and Stone wraps up Peter Nealen’s WarGate series The Lost nicely. You get a cataclysmic final confrontation, endless chthonic horrors, and the phrase, “you mean you just guilt-tripped him to death?” One of my favorite things about this series is that Nealen manages to give the impression that
Poul Anderson’s Three Hearts and Three Lions is on sale on Amazon for $1.99 USD. This is a seminal work of American fantasy, and I can’t recommend it enough.
Shadows and Crows: The Lost — Book 2 by Peter Nealen is a dark and otherworldly adventure in a haunted world that sits right at the edge of familiarity. Like the spectres that lurk in the gloaming, it feels like if you listen long enough, you might recognize something you know.
Donn P. Crane illustrated a large number of myths, legends, and fairytales for children’s books.
Robert E. Howard and other pulp era writers were pretty good on anthropology, but a little less good on plate tectonics and catastrophism. Which isn’t to say there weren’t some astonishing things in the geologic record,
John J. Reilly recounts an one of the periodic corruptions that seemed to occur on his bulletin board. It may or may not have been this time, I know that once I had encouraged him to enable a CAPTCHA feature on his bulletin board that completely borked it. There is