Tag: paranormality

Saga of the Swamp Things

Alan Moore’s Saga of the Swamp Thing was my favorite comic in my younger, more gloomsome days. I probably liked it more than my other favorite comics at the time, Grant Morrison’s Doom Patrol and Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. But Swamp Thing wasn’t the only swamp monster in comics.

No Thanks, I’ve Had Enough

There’s lots to enjoy about romance novels.  The arc of character development.  The layered emotional content.  The rare and welcome sense of success (otherwise known as the happy ending).  A good romance novel is a singular pleasure.  A bad one, on the other hand, can be excruciating. 

Why Aren’t You Dead Yet?

Just how many times  do I have to kill this guy? It’s a question I’ve certainly asked myself while playing various games, along with Why aren’t you dead yet? and How many damn heads does it have anyway? Everybody’s version of tedium is different, but endlessly dodging around […]

The Better To Bite You With

When it come to romance novels, the trend today is for stories with teeth. And I mean teeth: long, white, sharp, and dangerous. Said teeth might belong to a werewolf, or a shapeshifting tiger, but most often, they’re the fangs of a vampire. Just what is the appeal […]