I adore my battered paperback editions of Jack the Giant Killer, Drink Down the Moon, Moonheart, Spiritwalk, Svaha, Mulengro, Yarrow, and probably a few others, but I have no idea what happened to him once he started writing about Newford. I feel bad slagging off authors who are still way more talented and motivated… » 1/23/15 11:33pm Friday 11:33pm

Let The Right One In immediately struck me as being one of those movies that could have been produced at any point in the last 30 years. Aside from a few shitty CGI cats, it was almost entirely practical effects, and the very stark, isolated setting made it hard to pin it down to any particular time and place. The… » 1/23/15 2:59am Friday 2:59am

I have a 160GB iPod classic, which is about 95% full at this point. Hailing from Sacramento (which used to have an absolutely awesome local music scene), I have a lot of stuff from local bands, and from Nebraska and Canada for some reason, but there are a few mainstreamers in the mix as well. Here's an artist… » 1/17/15 3:10pm 1/17/15 3:10pm

Same here. I have an Emma Peel one that came with my VHS box set, and another that I purchased when the terrible movie came out. Neither get much wear these days, since both are starting to fall apart, but I tend to get puzzled looks when I do wear them, especially in comic stores. » 1/12/15 5:42pm 1/12/15 5:42pm

Anybody in the Sacramento, California area should check out Touch of Britain. It's been my source for British sweets for years. I'm especially partial to Ginger Beer, which is basically Ginger Ale that puts hair on your chest and looks like something the sink has backed up. (Note: I'm talking about proper British » 1/08/15 3:28am 1/08/15 3:28am

No official release date, but Don Coscarelli's conclusion to the long-running Phantasm franchise, Phantasm V:Ravager, is supposed to be out some time in 2015. They've been slowly releasing teaser info on the official website, but it looks like "The biggest balls of them all" may be more than just a tagline. » 1/05/15 4:58pm 1/05/15 4:58pm