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Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Walking Dead: The Damned

  It’s not taking long for The Walking Dead to go off the rails this season.  The Damned was a complete mess.  It was non-stop action with constant fighting, which one would think would be a good thing.  But there was no setup.  There was no context to what was going on.  It would have Read More…

The Walking Dead: Mercy

Another season of The Walking Dead is upon us.  There was some good and some bad in Mercy, but overall I give it a thumbs up.   Without further ado, let’s get to the break down.   The Speech The show starts with a rah-rah speech where Rick, Ezekiel, and the new leader of the Hilltoppers, Read More…

Movie Review: Happy Death Day

I came in with fairly moderate expectations for Happy Death Day, and it exceeded them.  It was a fun movie, kind of the horror version of Groundhog Day.  Tree Gelbman starts off as this awful sorority girl, who leads a shallow life and treats her fellow human beings like complete crap.  Within the first ten Read More…

Horns by Joe Hill

  Horns has a really interesting premise, and when I started reading it, I was thinking that this was going to be a great novel.  Unfortunately, the novel came up short in its execution, and left me disappointed.  The premise, as I mentioned, is a really neat one.  Ig Perrish is suffering in the aftermath Read More…

The Creeps by John Connolly

After seeing all of the positive review for The Creeps, I have to ask myself just what am I missing.  I didn’t get this novel at all.  I didn’t find any aspect of remotely funny at all.  Perhaps I’m not the target audience.  The only horror humorist that I enjoy reading is Jeff Strand and Read More…