• Comic Review,  Webcomic Review

    Strange Planet

    My Thoughts I’m honestly so glad that Strange Planet has received a physical edition. The concept of aliens that try awkwardly to act like humans is a simple one but effective; so much of the everyday experience is captured in these short comics and is at once comical and relatable. These comics are instantly recognizable and very memorable. I see these little blue aliens literally everywhere and I’m always happy to see a new comic. They’ve even made their way to staff communication in my college to lift the spirits of my team, and it has honestly been effective. It is good wholesome fun and the aliens are so charming.…

  • Horror Book Review

    It Came from the Multiplex: 80s Midnight Chillers

    Warnings: Violence, Gore My Thoughts The 1980s were a golden age of American horror cinema, starting with a movement that began in the 1970s that defined the modern horror flick. The focus was shifted to films that were bolder, more aggressive, but artistic too. The horror genre also saw the rise of B movies that became cult favorites, low-budget gorefests that riveted audiences. Filled to the brim with supernatural killers, creature features, and evil children, the horror films of the era became a cultural zeitgeist that continues to influence horror writers and filmmakers to the present day. While there are still theaters available today, there’s no question that the rise…

  • Horror Book Review,  Science Fiction Book Review

    The Girlfriend Game

    Warnings: Violence, Sexually Explicit Content My Thoughts The Girlfriend Game is an interesting collection of stories that explores the darker side of human nature through stories that at times veered into the uncanny and animalistic. This collection provided a wide and diverse set of stories across several different genres. The titular story, The Girlfriend Game, plays with the anxieties of individuals in a committed relationship and was one of the strongest entries in the collection. One of my personal favorite stories was Predator Bait, a story about a young woman that acts as an under-aged girl in a televised sexual predator sting operation, a satirized version of To Catch a…