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February 18, 2019: Website updated and revised.

“Melkart In The City Of The Dead” Out Now In Swords And Sorcery Magazine

Sword and sandal fans rejoice! The June 2020 issue of Swords And Sorcery Magazine is now out, featuring my story Melkart In The City Of The Dead. This is the second published tale to feature the exploits of the Phoenician powerhouse. The first, Melkart The Herdsman, appeared in Mythaxis, a UK magazine, in 2018. […]

Προσοχή στην οργή του Ποσειδώνα! – Beware The Wrath Of Poseidon!

επικεφαλής του Απόλλωνα – Head Of Apollo

Behold the sun god’s blinding radiance!

Book Review: Stories Of Southern Humor And Southern Crime

Disclaimer: My crime story, The Rag, appears in this and won’t be reviewed. Instead, I’ll focus on the other authors.

Blue Room Books, a small press located in Decatur, GA, has published a fiction anthology that focuses on the “South” with a bifurcated approach; the first third features humorous stories on the general theme […]

Ήρα, Βασίλισσα των Θεών

Film Review: “Witching And Bitching”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This fast paced, Spanish film is simultaneously a really disturbing horror tale, a meditation on the battle of the sexes, and one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in years. Things get off to a lightning start with a holdup […]

The Sphinx Of Naxos

Book Review: “The King Of Warsaw”

Szczepan Twardoch, translated by Sean Gasper Bye, 379 pp., Amazon Crossing.

This is an excellent, hardboiled crime novel that also functions as a work of serious literature. An account of Jakub Szapiro, a notorious boxer/enforcer in late ’30’s Warsaw, as viewed by his protegé, Moyshe Bernsztajn, at least ostensibly at the beginning, King starts tough […]

Recensione Cinematografica: “Toto E Cleopatra”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the first Toto movie I’ve seen. It’s a good way to get acquainted with this extremely droll buffoon, one of the most popular characters in Italian film. A parody of the contemporary Hollywood […]

Documentary Review: “Tread”

Can you imagine having this beast bear down on you?

This is an interesting documentary about a truly bizarre incident that occurred in 2004 in a small town in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Marvin Heemayer, a middle aged businessman with a grudge against Granby and its principal citizens, went on a two hour rampage. […]