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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Source Code

I got a chance to see Source Code this weekend.  The movie was reminiscent of Inception in many ways, not so much in the over the top special effects, but more in the overall feel of the story.  From the beginning there was the sense that everything was not as it seemed to be.  In Read More…

Top Ten Horror Movies of All Times – 8: Alien

Call it science fiction, call it horror.  This movie works on many different levels.  I also enjoyed the sequel Aliens, which would also deserve honorable mention in any best horror movie category.  The suspense was tight, the chills were there in abundance, and the alien was pretty stunning.  Alien was a cornerstone horror movie, inspiring Read More…

Top Ten Horror Movies of All Time: 9 – Dawn of the Dead

I’m a big fan of zombie movies – like who isn’t – and for my money Dawn of the Dead is the best ever made. What I enjoyed most about the movie was that I could really relate to it.  If the world got inundated with zombies, the first thing I would do is get Read More…

Top Ten Horror Movies of All Time: 10 – Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Since I’m a huge fan of horror movies, I figure I’d blog about one of my favorite subjects, and since I’m a big fan of lists, why not combine the two.  That’s why I decided to create a blog of my top ten favorite horror movies of all time.  You can’t have a list of Read More…

Be Kind, Please Rewind

My story “Rewind” is currently out in Golden Visions Magazine.  The story is about this selfish bastard who buys a remote control at a yard sale and the remote control is capable of controlling time.  If he hits pause, time stops.  If he hits rewind, he goes back in time.  I know what you’re thinking, Read More…

More on Blood Street

I just recently signed a deal to publish my novel Blood Street, which will be my second novel, although it’s actually the fourth I wrote.  I wanted to combine two groups that I find fascinating and to my knowledge have never been written about together: vampires and the mafia.  I love Mario Puzo, the Sopranos, Read More…