Book Review: Pines by Blake Crouch

Don’t try to plug this book into a genre. If you must, consider this speculative fiction. But with a mystery to solve, elements of a thriller and an overshadowing sci-fi tale, it’s probably best to label Pines by Blake Crouch a good story.

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Revisiting Book Reviews

This story starts off fast and only continues to build tension and, finally, horror. The book is really two stories, a backstory remembered and current events. But everything comes together for the main character, Malorie, at the end for a satisfying conclusion.

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An Interview with Zac Morris and Jeff the Killer

I’ve met a film writer and producer who used to live in the Chicago area. Zac now resides in Los Angeles with his alter ego Jeff the Killer. Zac (Or is it Jeff?), who remains a die-hard Cubs fan, has written and produced numerous music videos, commercials and original short films. All of this work […]

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Bloodborne: Drawn Into Its Corrupted World

From a dark reality, I wake into an even more terrible dream.  Scattered instruments meant to heal, they now serve some butcher’s purpose. Dark blood and useless victims litter the clinic. Silent as a grave. This nightmare couldn’t get worse. But then I see the Scourge Beast’s glowing eyes.

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Welcome, Fiends…

HBO produced a terribly enjoyable horror anthology Tales from the Crypt. You’ll be treated to entertaining performances by Patricia Arquette, Dan Aykroyd, Demi Moore, Jeffrey Tambor, and other recognized actors and actresses who, you might say, bring the show to life.

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Stephen King’s Pet Sematary a’ la YouTube

In high school, I lived on a literary diet of Stephen King’s novels. I couldn’t get enough.  Carrie, ‘Salem’s Lot, Firestarter, The Stand, The Dead Zone and other works lay open at my reading table to sate my hunger, but I quickly craved more. So, I  gobbled up copies of King’s other treats: Bachman novels […]

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Bloodborne: Walking the Demon’s Souls Dark Path?

The Sony Playstation.com Bloodborne game screenshots and related videos illuminate some of the game’s playable experience, but I’m trying to look beyond  spotlighted, captured specifics and visualize a bigger picture–the game that lurks in the shadows, the game that will be available March 24th.

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