An Interview with Ghost Busting Gamers, Grant Wilson and Mike Richie

Grant Wilson is best known as one of the co-founders The Atlantic Paranormal Society from which sprang the shows Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International, and Ghost Hunters Academy.  In recent years Grant and his childhood friend, Michael Richie joined forces to form a gaming company, Rather Dashing Games.  These industrious gentlemen now have published five […]

Monique Martin’s “Out of Time: A Time Travel Mystery”

“Out of Time: A Time Travel Mystery” is, as the title implies, a time travel story of intrigue.  It is also a romance involving Professor of the Occult, Simon Cross, and his lovely assistant Elizabeth.  While being wise in dark mysteries of the occult, Professor Cross is a rather inept student of the art of […]

“The Other Log of Phileas Fogg” – Book Review

I expected this story to be written like a series of journal entries, but rather it is through the lens of an “expert” interpreting a secret journal and often “correcting” Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days as much as adding missing pieces. But, one thing Farmer does do is give Fogg his missing back-story. According […]

The Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec – Film Review

We first meet Adele on an expedition to Egypt. Her male compatriots try to ditch her but she soon proves she is the most capable one there and leads them deep into the mummy’s tomb. But Adele is not on a search for riches, she has her heart set on a certain mummy who she […]

“Morlock Night” Book Review

Morlock Night was released in 1979 and asks the question “What happened after the events of The Time Machine?” H. G. Wells’ classic tale is told through the vehicle of a dinner party being held by a man known only as “the time traveler.” Jeter’s story picks up right as the party has broken up […]

Sherlock as Shakespeare – Wait, What?

Sherlock Holmes first appeared in a world without motion pictures. That didn’t stop him, however, from becoming one of the most familiar characters to grace the silver screen. In 1900, the first known movie starring Sherlock Holmes appeared. Since then, dozens of films and television series have grown out of the same original stories by […]

Emilie P. Bush!

Writer, editor, and journalist, Emilie P. Bush is a quintessential Do-It-Yourself steampunk. She has stories suited for adults as well as children, her fashion is impeccable if unpredictable, and her tea dueling skills are something to be feared. In April, she will join us at the International Steampunk Symposium, but she has answered a few […]

This Day in History – February 18th, 1885

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States on February 18th, 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to […]

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