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Stranger and stranger

I had the weekend to myself, so I watched a lot of Netflix. First, I finished Season 1 of Bloodline, wherein all is revealed. Leave it to a cop to be able to set up the near-perfect frame-up job. “Near” … Continue reading

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Lester the Lobster

I was sound asleep at 12:30 am the night before last when the guy delivered my delayed baggage, and I feel like I could have slept through the night. However, last night I was wide awake at 1:30 am and … Continue reading

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Okinawa

I was happy that Air Canada finally delivered my delayed luggage to my door. Less happy that they chose to do so at 12:30 am. As a remedy for recovering from jet lag, I can’t recommend getting woken up in the … Continue reading

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Resurgence

I stumbled upon a real blast from the past, a TV show that was a favorite when I was eight or nine. It’s called Randall & Hopkirk Deceased. Imagine if Miles Archer came back as a ghost in The Maltese … Continue reading

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Parking

I received my contributor copy of the signed/limited edition of The Shining: Studies in the Horror Film the other day. Impressive, big book!  Signed by Danel Olson, Stanley Kubrick assistant Leon Vitali, Academy-Award winning director Lee Unkrich, “woman in the tub” … Continue reading

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Comicpalooza 2016

This weekend, Comicpalooza comes to Houston. I’ve attended the past couple of years, but this is the first time I was invited to be part of the literary track. I have a panel on Friday at 2:30 (Horror Explorations in … Continue reading

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A smashing success

I’d like to tell you all about my lithotripsy procedure. I’d like to, but I can’t. Because I don’t remember a moment of it. They stuck an IV in my arm and hooked me up to some of the same … Continue reading

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Bring me my sonic screwdriver

I finished the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series, A Game of Thrones, and now I’m ready to move on to A Clash of Kings. Good stuff. I haven’t read any fantasy in a long time, … Continue reading

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As Gandalf sez…

My review of End of Watch by Stephen King appears at Cemetery Dance Online today. My kidney stone and I are remaining close pals. I’ve named her Petra. I wish she’d leave. For the most part, she is a cooperative … Continue reading

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I got a rock

I didn’t ask for a kidney stone for my birthday, but that’s what I got! About a month ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with a sharp pain in my abdomen. It tormented me for a … Continue reading

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