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Opus of the Parametamagus: an Antero Alli Wonderwork

I took a lot of notes during my first viewing of Antero Alli‘s “To Dream of Falling Upwards.” They mentioned the dreamlike opening, in which a woman walks a labyrinth, sits in the middle, is visited by a hummingbird, then … Continue reading

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Astrobabble, bad and good

copyright 2013() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved My favorite piece of egregious astrobabble, of course, is from Hair: When the moon is in the Seventh House, And Jupiter aligns with Mars; Then peace will guide the planets, And love will … Continue reading

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Review of Dolphin Gate Book I: the Crown of Ptah

When thunderously terrible things happen, evil things that shake and remake a world, and then they are simply buried and forgotten, they tend to cause … issues later. Sometimes a long time later. The legend or memory of Atlantis tugs … Continue reading

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Surprise! Review of Fresh Blood [stories]

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Occult Detective Bob Freeman (no, really, go follow his blog now, and come back. I’ll wait) sent me a “lagniappe” along with the expected review copy of his new comic. It’s a short … Continue reading

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Foreshadowing of Fortune: The Winged Bull (plus …)

“I don’t read fiction1,” I am often caught saying, but it does have an “unless” clause. In this case, it was “unless I feel overloaded with study and just want to be led down a primrose path for a bit.” … Continue reading

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Review of In the Bleak Midwinter (M. R. Sellars)

In the Bleak Midwinter M. R. Sellars WillowTree Press, November 2011 It took me a while to decide that I liked Sellars’s Rowan Gant novels, which is a little odd since I am squarely in their target market interest-wise (except … Continue reading

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