The Borgia Blade

Monday, June 15, 2015

I know of Gardner Fox mostly through his comic creations (like, say Hawkman or the Justice Society of America) and the sword-and-sorcery adventures of Kothar. The Kothar stories are…

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Swords in the Mist Re-Read: “Lean Times in Lankhmar”

Friday, June 12, 2015

Bill Ward and I are continuing our read through of Fritz Leiber’s collection of Fafhrd and Gray Mouser stories, Swords in the Mist. This week we’re looking at…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: Conclusion

Friday, May 29, 2015

Over the last two months Bill Ward and I have been sharing our thoughts about one of my favorite short story collections, and the first sword-and-sorcery fiction I…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “Bazaar of the Bizarre”

Friday, May 22, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “The Price of Pain-Ease”

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “Claws from the Night”

Friday, May 8, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “The Seven Black Priests”

Friday, May 1, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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Rabbit Holes and Writing Notebooks

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Most of us can be defined in part by our obsessions, those things we’ve spent immense amounts of our lives practicing or researching or observing or collecting. The older we get, the…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “The Sunken Land”

Friday, April 24, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: “The Howling Tower”

Friday, April 17, 2015

Bill Ward and I  are re-reading a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up a copy and join us. This week…

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