By Daniel R. Robichaud Literary Horror. Let that simmer for a moment. Literary. Horror. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then prepare to get educated. Don’t worry. There’s no quiz, but there is a test. Once upon a time, author Paul Tremblay co-edited (with Sean Wallace) an anthology called Phantom. In his introduction […]Read more "You and I Are Not Alone in Here: Paul Tremblay’s A Head Full of Ghosts"
A review of the Deadpool Omnibus, by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness This is a strangely warped yet complex story about superheroes, mental illness, guns, love, bad guys, unreliable narrators, confused beginnings, miscommunications, looking on the absurdity of life, laughing at it all, and keeping on trying. I loved it. A confession. Growing up, I […]Read more "Sometimes You Just Want To Give That Hero A Wedgie"
By Daniel R. Robichaud For the genre enthusiast, it is challenging to pin down just what the hell kind of story Keepers actually is trying to be. The story comes across like a trip to the Twilight Zone on a tour bus driven by Luis Bunel (with more than a touch of the Marx Brothers […]Read more "The Case Against Cruelty: Keepers by Gary Braunbeck"
By Daniel R. Robichaud Welcome to the first of this new volume of Considering Stories entries. In this blog, Trista and I will be looking at the books we’ve been reading lately. More than just some “it rawked/it suuuuuucked” opinions, we’re hoping to give some insights into the whys and wherefores the things we read […]Read more "Hello from the Great State (or should that be Howdy?)"