Book Review: Jack and Djinn: The Houri Legends – Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire

I've always been fascinated with the lore surrounding the djinn. Modern media almost always portrays them as vengeful, blood-thirsty supernatural beings with a vendetta. My understanding of the djinn, and my knowledge is by no means exhaustive, is that they are something of a third "race" of being in Arabian and Islamic mythology (and no, these... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Bounty Enforcers – Much Tattoo. Such Bust. Wow.

A. A ha. A ha ha ha. A ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. The Plot So, there's this werewolf and she's a bounty hunter. Ula is good at what she does. Her contact hires her to track down a fugitive. That fugitive also happens to be Ula's ex-lover. Due to her personal connection to... Continue Reading →

The Reboot Fallacy: Why Every Film is a Remake

We forget, within a modern societal structure, that the propagation of culture is often achieved through re-enactment or retelling. When oral tradition was the dominant social form, prior to the written word, the most famous, most important and the most socially relevant stories or mythologies were the ones being retold at festivals, around campfires and as... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Gypsy Hunted – Where the main character does nothing and the points don’t matter!

I'm a fan of all things murder mystery. Jana Deleon and Melissa Miller being two great additions to the genre, keeping their writing fast and witty. I was hoping that Andrea Drew would complete my trinity of sleuth writers but alas, she is not The One. I can see what the anticipated outcome was for... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Unfriended – The Ultimate Mac Tutorial

Genre: Horror/Thriller Director: Levan Gabriadz Running Time: 83 Minutes “We make fun of those we're most scared of becoming.” ― Neil Strauss, Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life The Plot  A group of high school friends are Skyping one evening, which seems to be their regular thing, when Blaire (Shelley Henning) and her boyfriend Mitch (Moses Storm) both get... Continue Reading →

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