Where was the Lord of the stampede?

This comes under the banner of the truly ironic. I read in the Sydney Morning Herald today that more than 140 people have been trampled to death in a stampede in Jodhpur in western India. The people were Hindus on a pilgrimage to the 15th-century Chamunda Devi temple....

A ‘Verse Full of Scum – Episode 34 – Finished

The final episode of VFoS is up on the Serial Novella page now. It all started back on February 24th and now it’s over – thirty four (almost) weekly episodes. Today sees a bumper double episode as I’ve posted the short Epilogue and Episode 34...

I Am Legend prequel from Will Smith

Apparently Will Smith and others are dreaming up a prequel to the awful movie version of I Am Legend. The 1954 book by Richard Matheson is one of my all-time favourites. It’s a great mix of horror and sci-fi in the old school style and it’s a truly great...

The Evil Dead – Ultimate Edition

I remember first seeing The Evil Dead so many years ago and thinking it was awesome. I recently came across a DVD for sale that touted itself as the Ultimate Edition. It has two discs, with loads of extras and all sorts of goodies. I haven’t got around to...

William Shatner – what a legend

I can’t help but love William Shatner. This is the man that brought us Captain James T Kirk, T J Hooker and Denny Crane, not to mention numerous sci-fi novels. What a brilliant CV – and that’s only a small part of it. However, it will always be...