Friday Review: Good Omens (Book) by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Summer Sale!! During the month of July, all my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords. Three, including the first two stories in my urban fantasy series, The Yo-Yo Files, are free. My short fantasy collection is half off, as is my latest sci-fi novel, Two's Company. My first novel, Circle Unbroken, is at even more of a discount. Ebooks are … Continue reading Friday Review: Good Omens (Book) by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Friday (TV) Review: Good Omens

My rating: 5 of 5 stars We recently finished watching this six part adaptation of the Terry Prachett/Neil Gaiman book of the same name. I am currently reading the book, also, so this will be my impression of the TV show without the full knowledge of the book. I thoroughly enjoyed the series. It was … Continue reading Friday (TV) Review: Good Omens

Wednesday Wanderings: Good Omens Trailer, Dyeing Fabric with Bacteria, and Dust Storms on Titan

I don't know about you, but I am not so patiently waiting for the Amazon adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Prachett's "Good Omens" in 2019. Here's the first trailer and it looks just awesome: Good Omens This technique of dyeing fabric with bacteria is not only cool, but it could save billions of gallons … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Good Omens Trailer, Dyeing Fabric with Bacteria, and Dust Storms on Titan

Wednesday Wanderings: TimeLord of the Dance, Animatronic T-Rex, Good Omens trailer, and Ah, Nuts

Riverdance meets Dr. Who, and it is a wonder: Time Lord of the Dance This animatronic T-rex is pretty cool: T-rex If you are waiting for the TV adaptation of the Pratchett-Gaiman book, Good Omens, this little teaser is, well, a good omen: Good Omens And just a cute little story about a burglar that … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: TimeLord of the Dance, Animatronic T-Rex, Good Omens trailer, and Ah, Nuts

Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order

Well, I knew this a long time before there were movies and TV shows, but it seems Marvel does a better job at engaging the general public than DC: Marvel v. DC Study Ursula K. LeGuin died last week and not only did the fantasy and science fiction world lose a giant voice, but all … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order

Friday Review (TV): American God 

I will start this off by saying I am a huge Neil Gaiman fan, and I absolutely loved reading American Gods. I was thrilled when it was optioned for development into a television series. After seeing the first two aired episodes, I am cautiously optimistic. I have to say that, having read the book, I do … Continue reading Friday Review (TV): American God 

Friday Review: The Sandman Volume 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Is there a distinction between comic books and graphic novels? Some say yes, some say no. Some say that graphic novels are more complete, that the stories are finished in one or two issues, where comic books can stretch … Continue reading Friday Review: The Sandman Volume 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman

Wednesday Wanderings: Cute Cheese Ad, Neil Gaiman on Reading, Thunderstorms, and Mars Rover Pictures

This is one of the best commercials ever: Mouse Trap I guess it is no big surprise that I am a great admirer of Neil Gaiman. Not only is he a most imaginative writer, but he also has wise words to say on many things. Here are some of his thoughts on reading and why … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Cute Cheese Ad, Neil Gaiman on Reading, Thunderstorms, and Mars Rover Pictures

Wednesday Wanderings: TARDIS Ornament, A Chirstmas Carol read by Neil Gaiman, Lumberjack Cake, and Tea (and Coffee) Quotes

In the spirit of the season, here is a TARDIS ornament you can make: TARDIS Ornament And if you have a spare hour and a half, and you want to hear a delightful reading of Charles Dickens' preferred performance edition of "A Christmas Carol" as read by Neil Gaiman (in full costume, no less!): A … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: TARDIS Ornament, A Chirstmas Carol read by Neil Gaiman, Lumberjack Cake, and Tea (and Coffee) Quotes

Wednesday Wanderings: Pool and Dominoes, Gaiman on Kindness, Beauty at a Border Crossing, and Sunset Ice Cave

I wouldn't actually call this a "trick shot," but it is pretty impressive. Must have taken a while to figure it all out and set up. The video quality is not good, but you can see what's happening: Pool and Dominoes More advice from the wise Neil Gaiman's tumblr, this time on being kind: Kindness … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pool and Dominoes, Gaiman on Kindness, Beauty at a Border Crossing, and Sunset Ice Cave