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It’s a winner






Bryan Cassiday’s short story “Boxed” was published in the new Darkwater Syndicate anthology Shadows and Teeth Volume Two, which has just won the International Book Award for best horror fiction anthology of 2017.




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Alien: Covenant–I recommend it






I saw Alien:  Covenant. I really like it. How does Ridley Scott sleep at night dreaming this stuff up? Any horror movie that has Wagner’s Entrance of the Gods to Valhalla on its soundtrack has got to be good. And … Continue reading




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Shadows and Teeth Volume Two–a new horror anthology






Bryan Cassiday’s horror story “Boxed” is included in the new anthology Shadows and Teeth Volume Two.  Don’t miss it. Prepare for extreme horror. This unique collection of ten stories features a range of international talent: award-winning authors, masters of horror, rising … Continue reading




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Billions–Season 2, Episode 12 Recap






Chuck may have destroyed Axe, but in the end he has also destroyed himself, though he doesn’t seem to have realized it yet. He threw away $27 million of his and his father’s money just to take down his mortal … Continue reading




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Billions–Season 2, Episode 11 Recap






The plotting in this episode was flawless. It unfolds like a three-dimensional chess game. Just when you think you have it all figured out, the screenwriters pull the rug out from under you with expertly utilized flashback scenes. This is … Continue reading




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Billions–Season 2, Episode 8 Recap






This is an interesting episode in which Axe goes up against the local political power structure, represented by Chuck’s father and friends, the clubby Eastern Establishment blue bloods who despise Axe because he is nouveau riche. These Philips Exeter types … Continue reading




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Personal Shopper review






This movie doesn’t work for me.  It is a cross between a ghost story and a mystery thriller. The mystery is too easy to solve.  The villain is so obvious a seven-year-old could figure out who it is.  This part … Continue reading




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Shades of Blue, Season 2






I thought this show would fall apart after Woz found out that Harlee was the mole for the FBI in season 1, but I was mistaken.  This season is starting off with a bang, with the battle between Woz and … Continue reading




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Thought for the day






I don’t pay attention to the naysayers.  I pay attention to my craft.  A writer should be his own harshest critic.




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Billions season 2, episode 3 recap






At the end of the first season, Chuck and Axe were continuing their mano a mano with Chuck tearing down the walls of Axe’s company in his search for a bug.  Full of bravado, Chuck tells Axe that he’s the … Continue reading




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