Category Archives: Puffery

Tread Perilously — The X-Files: Millennium

Tread Perilously closes out its controversial finales month with the unexpected back-door finale of Millennium on The X-Files. When the corpses of recently deceased FBI agents turn up missing, Skinner assigns Mulder and Scully to the case as it may … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — 7th Heaven: Thanksgiving

Tread Perilously takes a break from series finales to celebrate Thanksgiving with another turkey thanks to 7th Heaven. In “Thanksgiving,” Annie Camden looks forward to having all of her kids under one roof for the first time in two years. … Continue reading

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A Bad Movie Roundup

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  If you’re anything like me, you love terrible films.  In the bad movie club to which I belong, Yakmala, we’ve watched a lot of truly awful crimes against good taste.  Here are some reviews … Continue reading

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Liner Notes: The Daughter Gambit

My first attempt at a League of Magi comic book story was a globe-trotting affair starring some of the characters that have already played a part in Coldheart. It was terrible. Like, unreadably bad. Characters reciting “as you know” exposition … Continue reading

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Now Fear This: The Witch

One generation’s bogeyman is the next generation’s punchline. What we find frightening in movies, books, and stories has to do with the concerns of the day. This is why periods of anti-communist hysteria produced films about sinister aliens replacing normal … Continue reading

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Yakmala: The Vampire Raiders

Vampires are a lot like the ketchup of genre fiction: people think you can add them to anything and you have a brand new taste sensation. Occasionally, though, you get something so insane the script had to have been scraped … Continue reading

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Liner Notes: The Dark Price of Ahriman

I don’t quite know what people imagine a writer’s process to be. Some probably think we retire to book-stuffed studies and write while classical music wafts ethereally through the air. Some probably think we roll out of bed, slam a … Continue reading

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