R.A. McCandless gives us the scoop on his new novel, ‘The Clockwork Detective,’ and why editing is his favorite part of the writing process.
In Olivia Twist, the Charles Dickens’ Victoria-era classic never, ever looked so steampunkishly cool – or so modern in flavor!
On this edition of Creations of Chaos, it’s the science fiction Steampunk fantasy of your dreams. It is the indeed extraordinary April and the Extraordinary World.
It’s a story about family. A family who travels in a bonkers RV and includes a scarecrow with a turnip head, a brooding wizard who wears jackets without putting his … Continue reading Creations of Chaos: Howl’s Moving Castle
When I grow up I want to be a pirate airship captain. On this edition of Creations of Chaos, it’s Studio Ghibli’s Laputa: Castle in the Sky.
Holy Shtako, my little Votans! On last week’s episode of “Defiance,” we watched Kindzi kill her father and then eat his heart. Makes one wonder how the Omecs celebrate other … Continue reading Defiance S03 E12: The Awakening
In last week’s episode, Jonathan Strange discovers that he is a magician. Mr. Norrell, who is quite aware of his magical abilities, is filled with apprehension after he makes the … Continue reading Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell S01 E02: How Is Lady Pole?
What is to become of our dear Miss Ives? On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful,” Vanessa told Ethan the reason she draws the scorpion symbol in blood and about … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S02 E04: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places
Agatha Christie is one of our greatest mystery writers and the Mummy one of our favorite movie monsters, and neither is a stranger to “Doctor Who.” They collide this week … Continue reading Doctor Who S08 E08: Mummy on the Orient Express
Gather around me my little pennies for we are dealing with a dark subject tonight. In last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful,” we were finally given a chance to … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S01 E07: Possession
In the last episode of “Penny Dreadful” we learned through Vanessa’s letters to Mina of the events that took place before Mina’s disappearance. Our trip through the hedge maze to … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S01 E06: What Death Can Join Together
How can we not love this show? Filled with mystery, death, secrets and sensuality in nature and form, in both male and female; we are trapped in the details. Dorian … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S01 E05: Closer Than Sisters