The music group Garbage

Music informs an urban fantasy saga

Back in the late 20th century when I conceived the “Shadowdance” action/ urban fantasy saga, I knew that music was as important a component as the vampires, werewolves, demons and other supernatural creatures.

Since music is so intrinsic to the Dance, I decided on some music related monikers for elements of the saga.

I’ll explain why Garbage is the featured pic below the fold. Continue Reading →

Star Wars Rogue One Logo

New “Star Wars: Rogue One” trailer drops

As if you hadn’t already seen it a ba-jillion times, here it is again, the latest trailer for “Star Wars: Rogue One.”

I’m sure the man-babies will insist that Lucasfilm and Disney are destroying their childhood by having a woman be the leader of a major rebellion. Continue Reading →

matt damon as Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne returns in “The Bourne Redundancy”

Now let me say first that I’m a major fan of Matt Damon and his “Jason Bourne” movies. But the above title is a direct quote from Damon himself.

While doing publicity for “The Bourne Ultimatum,” an interviewer asked if he’d do another “Bourne” movie. He said, “You’d have to call it ‘The Bourne Redundancy’ at this point.” Why? Because there wasn’t much more you could do with the character in the context of his amnesia.

And he was right. Continue Reading →

Superman and Supergirl

First look – the CW’s new Superman

Check out Tyler Hoechlin as Superman. He’s entering the CW’s DC Comics universe this October as part of the “Supergirl” show.

We’ve had touches of Sups via emails and references by Jimmy Olsen, but we’ve only see him in shadow or silhouette. Full blown reveal now.  Continue Reading →