A young man follows his heart to a very strange town in my latest short story, "Unusual Circumstances." Here's a short excerpt: In three days, my “it’s complicated” friend Matty is busing in. I can’t believe he agreed to come all the way to this shithole of a town. I’m just happy for a little … Continue reading Unusual Circumstances…around my new story
My tale, "Ghosts of Dissent," just landed in the Z Publishing anthology America's Best Emerging Literary Fiction -- Plains Edition! The story follows a retired Chicago police officer whose conflicted past is about to collide with his present. Pick it, and a dozen other fantastic tales, up today! And thanks for your support as always!
Hot off the presses! My latest story, "The Girl with the Headphones" was just featured in Z Publishing's Texas's Emerging Writers anthology. Click this link to order it and support a starving writer :)--as well as and fantastic, genre-bending fiction!
Blade Runner 2049 has dawned, bringing with it a new chapter for Ridley Scott's (and Philip K. Dick) iconic science fiction story. Haven't seen the original Blade Runner, or has it been a while since you've watched it? Check out my plot run-down on Screen Rant before you watch Denis Villeneuve's sequel... Blade Runner: Original Movie … Continue reading Blade Runner: What You Need to Know Before Watching The Sequel
Each choice we make has at least one if not many alternative outcomes, spinning off into multiple potential realities. Darth Vader #5 explores the Sith ritual for bleeding lightsabers red but also the possibilities of Anakin Skywalker's redemption...check out the full rundown on Screen Rant... Darth Vader Redeems Himself in Star Wars Comic?
Wookiees are mainly thought of as, well, Chewbacca and loyal to those worthy. But their culture is far more nuanced than most casual Star Wars fans realize. A recent issue of Doctor Aphra explores the deeper nature of Wookiee culture, in specific, her cohort Black Krrsantan, and an unexpected way that their ubiquitous lifelong debt system … Continue reading Star Wars: Does Doctor Aphra’s Comic Redefine Wookiee Life Debts?
Star Trek: Discovery is now off and running. The show is a departure from some of the franchise's classic elements but also digs into an intriguing era just before Captain Kirk took charge of the Enterprise. Who will (and might) make an appearance? Find out in my short Screen Rant feature... Star Trek Discovery: Every Classic Character … Continue reading Classic Characters Return for Star Trek: Discovery
Droids. Often overlooked. Often sacrificed to save human or alien lives. Artoo and his evil counterparts over in Kieron Gillen's Doctor Aphra comic are striking a blow for droids' rights in the Star Wars universe... Star Wars Comics Strike a Blow for Droids' Rights
As exciting as the newly (sort of) confirmed Star Wars anthology films are, Lucasfilm seems reluctant to leave their well-established characters behind as subject matter. After all their early success, why are they so timid, relatively speaking? Take a gander at my feature on Screen Rant.... Why Can’t Star Wars Move Beyond the Original Trilogy?
Horror movie characters...we love to scream and holler (literally or figuratively) at each stupid move they make. If they're so dumb, why do we keep watching them? Well, there are many reasons. Check out my full rundown on the psychology of stupid horror movie characters on Screen Rant. Why Are Horror Movie Characters So Dumb?