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Monthly Archives: November 2014

To The Death by Wrath James White

                  With all of the zombie novels, movies, and television shows, it’s hard to find an interesting angle to break through all of the other content out there.  Wrath James White accomplishes this with a killer premise.  The novel starts off with an African warlord using zombies as part of his army as he Read More…

Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 is the latest Disney movie made from a Marvel comic.  The original comic was set in Japan, but in this movie it was in a city that was a combination of San Francisco and Tokyo.  Hiro Hamada is a fourteen year-old-genius who enjoys taking part in robot fighting.  He invents a revolutionary Read More…

Movie Review: Interstellar

Interstellar is a long-winded science fiction tale set in the future at a time when the Earth has seen better days.  Society is on the verge of collapse as the food supply is dwindling as more and more crops begin to fail.  Matthew McConaughey plays Cooper, a former NASA pilot who is now a farmer.  Read More…

The Story Behind My Story Razzed

The source of inspiration for my story Razzed, which initially appeared in Tabloid Purposes IV anthology, was the old black and white movie White Zombie.  I watched it because the movie title was the inspiration to Rob Zombie’s first band.  The movie was made in 1932 and features Bela Lugosi as an evil voodoo master Read More…

Razzed by Carl Alves

This is my short story “Razzed”, which initally appeared in Tabloid Purposes IV anthology. Razzed By Carl Alves Sebastian Fulton smiled as he read the analyst report.  The analyst gave Razzed a strong buy rating and spoke glowingly about the company’s long term earnings outlook.  Just a year ago, this same analyst had written disparaging Read More…