Though my usual beat here is old stuff, I DO occasionally check out the current pop culture. Here’s a look at the (mostly) new stuff we have been enjoying.
Sometimes the cover’s all you have to go on.
In the long-ago, pre-internet days when I was a kid, the strange recursive feedback loop between comics, paperbacks, and television led me to some odd — but very cool– places.
How many times DID television producers rip off THE FUGITIVE, anyway? A lot; sometimes badly, sometimes really well. Here’s a (probably incomplete) rundown of TV heroes on the run from one-armed men, ruthless billionaires, shady corporations, and others.
In which I find things I’d forgotten about or at best half-remembered; books, comics, and my first-ever pulp magazine.
We journey to the tiny seaside town of Edmonds in search of indie theatre, fine dining, and, of course, books.
Science fiction on stage!