Quentin Tarantino

Review: This Ray Gun for Hire . . . and Other Tales by John M. Whalen

Review: This Ray Gun for Hire . . . and Other Tales by John M. Whalen

If Quentin Tarantino wrote a western space opera, you would end up with something like John M. Whalen’s raucous “This Ray Gun for Hire . . . and Other Tales." Read More »

Walking Away from the Walking Dead

Walking Away from the Walking Dead

No more Walking Dead for me. Read More »

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

Some personal fannish history, a couple of takes on Amazing Stories from 1938, a recap of Modesty Blaise, a pic of John Travolta and a review of John M. Whalen's Vampire Siege at Rio Muerto. What's not to like? Read More »

Django Unchained: A Brief Word

Django Unchained: A Brief Word

Credit: Tom Edwards I think Django Unchained is one of the ballsiest, most badass flicks I’ve seen in ages — significantly more mature, artful, and honest than Tarantino’s own Inglorious Basterds, I’d argue. Its unflinching po... Read More »

Ned Buntline, Bufalo Bill Cody, Giuseppina Morlacchi, Texas Jack Omohundro (1846-1880) (via Wikipedia)

Crossroads: Riding into Space – Westerns and Speculative Fiction

March is here, and that means it is time to move into a new Crossroads series. For some reason, March always brings to mind melting snow, spring’s inexorable creep across the plains, cold mountains withstanding the coming warmth. In other words... Read More »