Former comic industry professional Irene Vartanoff, who was a staffer at both Marvel and DC back in the 1970s/early 1980s, penned two light-hearted super-hero novels: Temporary Superheroine and its sequel.
What if the SF movies of the 1950s had been documentaries? Realistic portrayals of an America where mad science was part of everyday life, and a federal agency worked to …
One of my favorite movies from the 1980s is “To Live and Die in L.A.” I recently re-watched it – but also read the novel upon which the movie is based for the first time, and again began listening to the film’s outstanding soundtrack.
The Unsung examines works of popular culture that are critically acclaimed but not popular, popular but not critically acclaimed, or neither. Today, I’m looking at Headhunter by Michael Slade!
Although we were forced to spend most of our allotted vacation budget on the car, we ALSO were forced — sort of– to take a fun overnight trip around the Olympic Peninsula. And we found some cool stuff along the way.
With the car out of commission for a week, I got a chance to catch up on some reading during my lengthy bus commute.
As a sort of a follow-up to Greg Hatcher’s bookscouting column last February, here’s a little more about a wonderful antique store in Salem that he missed on his visit.