Revisiting Brian Garfield’s “Death Wish”

Column by Max Booth III
A look back at Garfield's blood-soaked meditation on vigilantism.

Book Vs. Film: "-30-" Vs. "They Remain"

Column by Christopher Shultz
How does the very first Laird Barron film adaptation stand up to its source material?

What Made 'Roseanne' Great

Column by Peter Derk
February 28, 2018 (2) comments
'Roseanne' is returning to TV at the end of March. Can the new season live up to the old? Did we get our fill of the Conners, or do we need them now more than ever?

Annalee Newitz’s 'Autonomous': Cyberpunk from the Female Perspective

Column by Bart Bishop
February 27, 2018 (1) comments
A look at Annalee Newitz’s 'Autonomous', a science-fiction novel from 2017 that is influenced by cyberpunk in its tackling of Big Pharma and gender fluidity.

Get Your Sh*t Together: Six Memoirs for Personal Growth

Column by Susan DeFreitas
Seeking personal growth? Going through a rough spot? Forget self-help. These five fabulous memoirs will broaden your world, open your mind, and help you get your sh*t together.

How to Hide Exposition Through Action

Column by Justin Hunter
"Show, don't tell," they say. But telling is necessary. It's just a matter of doing it right. Hide your exposition through action.

Horror: Defining the Genre, Sub-genres, Styles, and More

Column by Annie Neugebauer
February 22, 2018 (6) comments
How do we define horror? Is it speculative? What does style have to do with it? Does intensity matter? What's the difference between a sub-genre and a trend? All of your horror questions, answered.

Zoraida Cordova Writes Fantasy She Can See Herself In

Column by Karis Rogerson
A feature on YA and romance author Zoraida Cordova, who believes in letting teens see themselves in fiction.

The Hack-Dad Chronicles: Friends Are Better With Drugs

Column by Keith Rawson
Repeat after me: Drinking and drugging gets you NOWHERE!

Fun in the Funhole: Exploring Kathe Koja’s “The Cipher”

Column by Max Booth III
February 19, 2018 (1) comments
An analysis of Dell/Abyss's first horror paperback.