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Lost in Translation

The pressures grew faster than he had anticipated as his sub began to creak and moan. Harlan slowed his descent into a full stop, suspending his orange pill-shaped sub in the blackness of the liquid night that surrounded him.  The stars that shone in the beams of the onboard lights around him were not made of hydrogen,… Read more »

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Item under review: Trailer Trauma 2: Drive-In Monsterama Blu-Ray

Label: Garagehouse Pictures Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Trauma-%20Drive–%20Monsterama-Blu-%20ray/dp/B01E4U0LRI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1463865221&%20sr=8-1&keywords=trailer+trauma+2 Do today’s trailers reveal too much? Too many problematic spoilers? Perhaps, but they have nothing on the grungy, wildly entertaining trailers from the past. The kind of trailer that would turn up in the drive-ins, fleapits, and grindhouses of yore. Or in our modern era, the kind of trailer that… Read more »

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The fascinating world of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

  It is the time of the year when many of us are searching for one of the highlights of our year: the perfect summer read. I normally delve into my stacks of books to find what I will be enjoying on my warm Saturdays but I think this year I may have read a… Read more »

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Nanowrimo- A survival guide

Nanowrimo is upon us! Ready your hearts and stretch those fingers because your typewriter is going to be your best friend for this entire month! Here are some steps to survive the insanity! PENS! You will jot down, scribble, and write ideas as they fly into your mind from the dark space between the never… Read more »

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On shadows

We have a good friend, a best friend even, and it isn’t your friend from high school, your childhood friend, your dog, parent, toy, or even Mr. Rogers… wait, I went too far there. I am talking about your shadow. Now you might not think it is that important, that magical, but a shadow is… Read more »