Category: Notes

JLA Songs and Stories

Just hearing the first song on Songs and Stories about the Justice League of America left me stunned. By the second, I decided it might be one of the best things ever with its hammond grooves and swinging Sixties songsters. But the stories are fun too with a […]

Kryptonite Discovered!

A mine in Serbia has turned up a sample with the same chemical composition as the fictional Superman-killer. Dr. Stanley was interviewed by BBC News: “Towards the end of my research I searched the web using the mineral’s chemical formula — sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide — and […]

Listening to Generation Loss

The first chapter of Elizabeth Hand’s new novel Generation Loss is available as a mp3 at her website. It’s nice listening. She’s got just the right voice for desolate punk noir. (According to Boing Boing, it’s in honor of April 23rd, International Pixel Stained Technopeasant Day)

This Retro Game is Not Retro Enough!

Okay, Doom is now more than a dozen years old, but apparently it’s not old-school enough for some people. Check out this ASCII-only version called DoomRL: “One of the more entertaining things about the game is that, while the graphics are ASCII and the gameplay is turn-based, the […]

Busy, Busy HPLHS

The HP Lovecraft Historical Society has been awfully busy since releasing their Call of Chthulhu silent on DVD a couple years ago. Their next film will be The Whisperer in Darkness shot as a 1930s horror movie. If you need some tiding over till then, you can always […]