Con or Bust

A note from the always-fantastic Kate Nepveu, and of interest to fans of color who are thinking about attending Boskone next year, at which I will be a Guest of Honor: As you know, I run Con or… Read More

And Now, For No Particular Reason, Here’s a Gourd That Looks Like a Swan

It started out as an ugly pumpkin. But just look at it now!

The Thanksgiving Advent Calendar, Day Two: Air Conditioning

I suppose it’s odd to note one’s thankful for air conditioning in November, in Ohio, when the temperature outside is a brisk 46 degrees, with a high of 53 expected later. But then again I’m not just talking… Read More

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

This week in my column at FilmCritic.com, I look at the one thing Star Wars and E.T. have in common that they share with only one other science fiction film in the last quarter century. What is it,… Read More