Each week, I’ll pester one of my creative colleagues with five questions about his or her work. Most of these folks are friends, a few are secret enemies, and one has been blackmailing me for years. Alex and I “met” when a friend invited us to a mutual-support group for writers of heroic fantasy. While […]
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Even the first time I saw The Return of the King, the interminable series of conclusions made me laugh. Most of them were good scenes, but they went on and on until I was thinking, “All right, already!” On the other end of the spectrum, the wonderful Chinese action-fantasy Mister Vampire stops in freeze-frame at […]
Each week, I’ll pester one of my creative colleagues with five questions about his or her work. Most of these folks are friends, a few are secret enemies, and one has been blackmailing me for years. Upon my arrival at TSR, Lester Smith soon became both one of my favorite contributors to Polyhedron Newszine and […]
It seems like it took us a long time to get superhero movies right, at least in Hollywood. I contend that China has been nailing the superhero genre for many decades, only we call them Kung Fu movies, bu that’s a topic for another time. My wife and I loved Captain America: The Winter Soldier. […]