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The latest round-up of publishing-related reads - plus a lengthy tangent about DC movies. Because. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Pornokitsch
YES! Wow, Danny Trejo would be amazing! Great call.
AAAH DEADLINES Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at Pornokitsch
We're no longer taking any books for review. (We're buying them instead.) Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at Pornokitsch
What do Amazon, James Brown, Aleister Crowley and board games have in common? Not much, actually. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at Pornokitsch
From Notorious to Metropolis (and Faster Pussycat!) some legendary cinema is coming to the BFI. Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2016 at Pornokitsch
It really sucks to have to choose between these two. But after 1,000 words of wibble, I did. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Congrats to Silvia and Selena (and everyone else)! Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Pornokitsch
That's a helpful list, thanks! Closest thing to an About page would be the full list, here - - but Kuzhali just leapt right in without explanation (and all the more fun because of it).
Toggle Commented Jul 6, 2016 on Radio Drama: "Revenge" (1948) at Pornokitsch
One of my favourite books of all time, and the sort of joyous science fiction that makes you believe in a better future. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Catwoman's Apartment from Batman Returns This week's collection of weirdness features conventions, magazines, creativity and Miles Davis. Can't we do... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at Pornokitsch
HA! I haven't been paying too much attention to the covers, and, although I like that this one is slickly done, it isn't totally my personal taste. Elric is definitely a nice spot. I am personally indoctrinated to think that all white-haired cover-heroes are Drizzt. For what it is worth, Asho is very clearly *not* an Elric knockoff. (Nor Drizzt.)
A crowd-pleasing romp that contains all the stuff we love to love, and hidden depths besides. Read it, fantasy fans. And rejoice. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Senlin Ascends is set up as an iridescent New Wave weirdscape, complete with Central Biblical Metaphor™. It doesn't disappoint. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Pornokitsch
An all-Hermione Hogwarts, with a thousand valedictorians all competing to be the best of the best. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Very good historical fiction that just so happens to be in a secondary world. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at Pornokitsch
"I met Mal the day he tried to kill my boyfriend." Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at Pornokitsch
What prompts someone to give up their freedom - what price is worth it? Luxury? Revenge? Love? Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Over the next few months (with more to be added): Friday, 15 July - Aleriel at the Royal Astronomical Society's Courtyard Late. Marek Kukula will be giving a talk about Mars in literature, and we'll be manning a wee Martian table, with copies of Aleriel and The Brick Moon for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at Jurassic London
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Pornokitsch
"if it ceased to be a parasite, how would it walk erect?" Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Pornokitsch
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at Pornokitsch
"Time is regular, this is the crux of the problem, and when travelling the seas, time is lost." Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Jurassic London