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Daily Archives: October 10, 2015

31 Days of Horror 2015: Doctor Who S09 E04: Before the Flood

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In last week’s horrific cliffhanger on “Doctor Who,” after facing ghosts in an underwater mining facility called The Drum, The Doctor himself has become a ghost! What really happened in the past to bring us to this point in the now? Start your TARDIS and meet me after the time and space jump for my thoughts on “Before the Flood!”

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31 Days of Horror 2015: Robert Kirkman’s Lessons on Surviving the Apocalypse

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For the last few seasons, I’ve been doing the weekly recaps of “The Walking Dead.” Since I love everything zombie, my recaps are a work of love. This year, with the introduction of a companion series, “Fear the Walking Dead,” I thought it was time to learn more about the man who was nice enough to bring the stumbling, flesh-eating, walkers into our homes every Sunday night.

I’m assuming Robert Kirkman grew up in a normal household. We don’t know that much about his early years except that he wanted to write and draw his own comics. He got his ideas for his comic book, The Walking Dead, from doing research of wars and war torn countries. Robert Kirkman got it right. And, all that research was not wasted.

What kind of mind does it take to bring the apocalypse to life and, how has The Walking Dead franchise prepared us for major disasters? Grab your katana and follow me. Read the rest of this entry

It’s Star Wars Reads Day 2015!

As we inch closer and closer to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, any bit of Star Warsian goodness seems cause for celebration. This week definitely had some pretty cool things to get excited about.  Read the rest of this entry

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