I got to thinking about spoilers the other day.You know, someone telling you what happens at the end of a movie or book you really want to read or watch, but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet.I got to thinking whether there is a limit to when a spoiler warning has to be… Continue reading SPOILER ALERT: Does a Statute of Limitations Exist on Spoilers?
A few days ago, I was listening to Stephen King’s Misery on audiobook when something clicked in my head. A novel I had started a good two or three years ago and never touched again after writing around five thousand words came into my mind when Paul Sheldon was working on the second draft of… Continue reading Not Your Parents’ Literature: Traditional vs. Blended Genre Traditions
Whether I like it or not, my education has made me more of a literary snob than I once was or really want to be. It’s not intentional, but I seem to be unable to read anything without putting a critical slant on it or dissecting it in some way. I have been trained, whether… Continue reading The Worth of Franchise Fiction
I have read all seven Harry Potter books, seen all five movies, and I look forward to the theme park being built in Orlando, Florida, and somehow, I hate Harry Potter. I have seen the first two seasons of Buffy The Vampire Slayer with plans to finish the series by the end of the year,… Continue reading Hero Hating
A few years ago, one of my exes threw a pair of my pants into the washing machine without checking the pockets first and inadvertently laundered my iPod. She was doing a good deed, but it was a costly accident since I had no choice but to go buy new iPod. It turns out there… Continue reading The Top Five Audiobooks You Should Hear and Why