Conan Re-Read: Conclusion

Friday, February 5, 2016

Bill Ward and I have just finished a re-read of every complete story of Conan the Cimmerian written by Robert E. Howard. Howard: It’s hard to believe it’s…

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January Wrap-Up

Monday, February 1, 2016

February’s here. That’s hard for me to believe. One twelfth of the New Year is already over, and it was a blur. But looking back I suppose it’s…

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Tregillis Triumphs Again

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Remember how I said I’d held off reading the new IanTregillis books until I could have the second in my hand? He’s one of the few modern writers…

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The Fourth Gunman

Monday, January 18, 2016

I never read a western in my life until some time in my mid ’40s when I got pointed to the excellent adventure novels of Ben Haas writing…

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Captain Nemo Sails Again

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

We’ve had a few too many adventures here at Jones central lately. My son had a spin out on the highway on the way back to college. He…

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Twilight Marathon

Monday, January 4, 2016

Over the New Year weekend we couldn’t help catching some of the Twilight Zone marathon on the SyFy network. As a matter of fact, because my wife and…

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Leigh Brackett: “The Moon that Vanished”

Monday, December 7, 2015

The great Leigh Brackett was born 100 years ago today. She put Adventure into planetary adventure the way few others did before or since, painting her settings with…

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Link Day

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

I remain crazy busy doing writer and house dad things, so I have little that’s especially clever. I’ll still do my best to entertain you today. First, giant-sized…

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Two Cool Things

Monday, September 21, 2015

I’ve mentioned before that I really enjoy the Savage Worlds game system. I’ve loved every official release, although the only setting I’ve yet played for any length of…

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Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Thursday, September 17, 2015

I don’t know that I’ve ever mentioned it on this blog, but I’m a huge fan of Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League, Justice League: Unlimited, and, to…

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