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Things I shouldn’t be so...

In this, the first in a new series of articles on this completely brand new blog, I’ll be looking at stuff I’m excited about which, for whatever reason, I really shouldn’t be. What...

Books

Book Review: The Enchantress

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Michael Scott’s series finale for The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel hit bookshelves late last month, following up on the promises the author made in his interview back in August (you...

Comics

Comic Review: Age of Apocalypse...

In a new series launched by Marvel last month, the Age of Apocalypse picks up minus the acclaimed villain of the end of the world, as seen in previous versions of the Age of Apocalypse. This latest...

Features

Interview: Joe Hill

Joe Hill’s first novel, Heart Shaped Box, met with critical acclaim and reached number 8 on the New York Times bestseller list in April 2007. It would have been a great achievement for any debut...

Games

Review: LEGO Harry Potter, Years...

I’m not a massive gamer, but that doesn’t stop me playing LEGO Harry Potter, Years 1-4 on my DS. It’s the one console I can repeatedly turn to because I’m not restricted to...

Movies

Review: The Avengers

Otherwise known as Marvel Avengers Assemble, this latest superhero film has hit cinemas with a bang…or six. The combined forced of Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye...
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  • Interview: Joe Hill

    October 31st, 2011 10:53 pm - No Comment Yet
    Joe Hill’s first novel, Heart Shaped Box, met with critical acclaim and reached number 8 on the New York Times bestseller list in April 2007. It would have been a great...
  • Should Children Read Horror?

    October 31st, 2011 12:45 pm - 4 Comments
    Let’s put down some facts, shall we? I work in a bookshop. I read and watched Goosebumps as a child. I’m not especially brave, but I never really got scared reading...
  • Interview: Ian Ogilvy

    October 31st, 2011 11:21 am - No Comment Yet
    Michael Reeves was only 24 when he directed Witchfinder General, his third and final film before his untimely death in 1969. Now rightly lauded as a classic, the film nevertheless...
  • Comic Review: Animal Man #1 and #2

    October 8th, 2011 7:40 pm - 1 Comment
    I was new to Animal Man, one of the new 52, so my initial enthusiasm for it was based upon the very brief explanation about what he could do – mimic the ability or trait of...
  • Comic Review: DC 52, 5 first...

    September 7th, 2011 8:46 pm - No Comment Yet
    As of last week, DC comics have begun their comics all over again in what has been dubbed The New 52 and The DC 52. This bold move from DC puts everything back to the beginning of...
  • Review: Thirteen

    September 2nd, 2011 10:51 am - No Comment Yet
    What do you get when you give a guy from London milk telekinetic abilities, introduce him to an alien and then threaten his life? Well, if you also give him a seemingly magical...
  • Interview with Michael Scott

    August 31st, 2011 1:42 pm - 4 Comments
    Michael Scott, author of The Warlock (reviewed here) came along for an interview with yours truly, through the miracle of Skype. We’ve got an insight to the world of...
  • Film Review: Conan the Barbarian

    August 28th, 2011 2:20 pm - 2 Comments
    When I first saw notice of Conan the Barbarian, I laughed. I honest-to-God laughed. I didn’t expect much from it. That feeling stuck when I was going into the cinema. I was...
  • Preview: Catherine – Xbox 360

    August 26th, 2011 9:57 pm - No Comment Yet
    My dearest, I did a terrible thing. It was earlier in the week, you were at a friend’s house; I was a little tipsy and lonely. I know alcohol isn’t an excuse but I...
  • Women in Gaming: The Mass Effect...

    August 26th, 2011 8:29 am - 10 Comments
    “Sorry, I’m having trouble hearing you. I’m getting a lot of bullshit on this line.” When BioWare released Mass Effect back in 2007, it was widely heralded...

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