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Review: Outcast, Volumes 1 and 2

by Alasdair Stuart Alasdair reviews Outcast, the comic, in preparation for the new TV series. Kyle Barnes has returned home, with blood trailing behind him. Something dreadful happened between Kyle, his wife and their daughter and now he’s sleeping in the mouldering ruin of his childhood home. The place where his mother violently abused him […]

Cover art by Gábor Csigás

While we wait for the next episode of Disruption, (it will continue next week) we thought you’d like to see some of the work our cover designer does. All the covers of our books are done by Gábor. In addition to his work for us, he does freelance work for other European publishers and authors, […]

DND Kids: Kosher

“A man plays D&D with kids for a living. This is his story…” Uri Kurlianchik is a writer and game designer. He also plays D & D with kids in schools and community centres. His stories “The Storyteller” and “A Night in the Court of Sophia” were featured in Red Phone Box: A Darkly Magical […]

Hookland 140 — June 8th

  About Hookland: Hookland is in part a response to the weird, the paranormal content in culture when I was growing up in 1970s. In many ways I look at Hookland as an act of re-enchantment, a putting back all the weirdness edited out by the modern world. I grew up caught between space-age dreams and […]

Review: Preacher — Spiritual Stamp

by Marc Reichardt Today’s musical interlude is descriptive, but not determinative. In other words, despite what follows, don’t lose all hope yet. Ongoing series will often run into the problem of the sophomore slump, in that their second season will often be much less interesting than their first, either because their writers have gone down […]

Review: Game of Thrones, Season 6, Episode 7

by Marc Reichardt Stuff you don’t like to do   At many points in life, you’re stuck doing things that you’d rather not be. Most people don’t like their jobs. I don’t like mine. I’d rather be writing for a living (such as being a TV and movie critic…) But you do what you gotta […]

Review: Russell T. Davies’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by Alasdair Stuart Shakespeare would have been a brilliant musician. His plays all hum with this musical sense of composition as characters and plots wrap around and riff on one another. That could be jazz, there’s certainly that genre’s openness and adaptability to a lot of his work. But, for me, Shakespeare was the original […]

Interview: Matthew Chabin

Matthew Chabin is a writer from Portland, Oregon.  He was a journalist in the US Navy and studied literature and philosophy at Southern Oregon University.  His writing is a mixture of memoir, journalism and fiction.  He is the winner of the 2015 Miglior Press Essay Contest, and is currently pursuing larger publishing goals.  He lives in […]

Disruption: An Experiment in Science Fiction Collaboration

Welcome to the series opener for Disruption, a science fiction collaborative project featuring, well, you. We’re going to post the first story in this project. Then you — yes, you right there — will write the next chapter. At least we hope you’ll give it a try. We’ll choose the best submissions each week — […]

DND Kids: Old Age

“A man plays D&D with kids for a living. This is his story…” Uri Kurlianchik is a writer and game designer. He also plays D & D with kids in schools and community centres. His stories “The Storyteller” and “A Night in the Court of Sophia” were featured in Red Phone Box: A Darkly Magical […]