Werewolves of Ohio – “Lycan Plague”

There are claims that during the Great Black Swamp Days, Resurection cemetery in Delphos, Ohio was once the stomping ground to real life werewolves. Another case was in Defiance, Ohio in August 1972; witnesses reported to police of an attacker being around 6′-8′ feet tall with some kind of an animal head. This year, however, the latest werewolf sightings […]

Another Steampunk Storm in a Teacup?

On May 7th, 2016 an argument broke out in the Facebook group “Music for Steampunks” over the subject of defining Steampunk Music. In one corner was Robert Brown (AKA Captain Robert) of the band Abney Park and in the other corner was a tag team of people, some from other Steampunk bands such as AUTOMATON and Vernian Process. […]

The Best Cincinnati Steampunk Salon EVER!

Saturday May 7th, 2016 saw the most rocking and loudest Cincinnati Steampunk Salon that there ever has been.

The REAL Ninth Doctor Who?

March 26th, 2015 marked the ten year anniversary of the original broadcast of the television episode “Rose” which relaunched the show Doctor Who, and a whole new generation heeded the call when our hero said “Run!” The 2005 “reboot” of the oldest science fiction show on television took the series in a whole new and refreshing direction; […]

Neuromancer . . . the Movie!?

“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.” This is the opening sentence of the 1984 seminary Cyberpunk novel Neuromancer by William Gibson. The image of a dark future, a sky filled with static, glimmering shades of grey, sets the tone of the novel perfectly . . . until […]

Do Androids Dream of Electric Music?

Many people are somewhat familiar with British electronic music innovator Gary Numan as a result of his overplayed hit song “Cars” and its catchy line “Here in my car, I feel safest of all. In cars.” Unfortunately “Cars” overshadows a wealth of other songs by Numan and the band in which it all began, Tubeway […]

“American Gods” & Neil Gaiman: A Wonderful Example on How to Handle False Media Attacks

This is not exactly an article about American Gods, although you may learn some interesting facts along the way. Unfortunately this article is a story of poor reporting and a media attack on Neil Gaiman and The American Gods television series. A failed attempt, I might add, because the controversy simply does not exist. Still, Gaiman provides a wonderful example for anyone who is falsely accused in the media on how to handle controversy in a dignified way.

Film Reviews with a Drag Queen: The Witch

Stixen’s Spoiler-Free Summary An interesting look into the darker effects of religion as well as folklore. It is very much a mixture between an oil painting, The Crucible and The Village. And while I didn’t particularly like any of the characters, I enjoy that you can truly pick apart of the elements of this film […]

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