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Catholic Geek Lecture on the Hero’s Journey

This Saturday (yes, it’s short notice; sorry about that), I’ll be giving an online lecture through the Catholic Writers Guild. The topic is on the Hero’s Journey, a concept invented and popularized by Joseph Campbell. Here’s the blurb: March 24 … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geek Radio Show: War of the Dragons 08/13

The Catholic Geek: War of the Dragons 08/13 by We Built That Network | Books Podcasts: //percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=533877&episodeId=10201891   The August 13th podcast will be live at 7:00PM Eastern and include eight Dragon Award nominated authors for 2017, including Our Host: Declan Finn, For Best … Continue reading

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The Epic Conclusion to the Dragon Award Nominated series

Live and Let Bite is the second book of the Love at First Bite Series to be nominated for a Dragon Award. Yes, when half of my quartet is nominated for an award, it’s “the award nominated series.” So what does … Continue reading

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The 2017 Dragon Award Ballot Is In!

Vote early, vote often …. Sorry, some Chicago humor. Anyway, he Dragon Award Ballot went live for 2017 Let’s take a look, see if we know any names. Best Science Fiction Novel Babylon’s Ashes by James S.A. Corey A Closed and Common … Continue reading

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Catholic Dragon Award Suggestions

Since we have not mentioned this since February, It’s occurred to me that the first post was probably a little too cavalier in that Dragon Award post. We should spell out what the bleep is going on a little bit … Continue reading

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Silver Empire To Re-release Declan Finn’s A Pius Man

Before Declan Finn became a Dragon Award nominated horror writer — before there was even a Dragon Award — he wrote a thriller series that’s been described as “the anti-Dan Brown,” or perhaps, “The Da Vinci Code — but not … Continue reading

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Doomsday Approacheth

I’ve always heard of doomsday referring to the end of the world. I’ve even heard it referring to comic book characters (notably Dr. Doom’s own holiday, Doom’s Day). I hadn’t known it was something that happened more than fifty times … Continue reading

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Dragon Awards Are Live

Last year, we released footage of the first annual Dragon Awards, the official award of DragonCon, one of the world’s largest SFF conventions. And now, the Dragons are once again upon us. The nominations process has begun. However, I don’t recommend … Continue reading

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Starting a movement

Superversive Science Fiction is not a new term, but a term we really need. It’s the opposite of subversive, obviously, and Superversive is something that builds up a person rather then depresses the reader until they’re halfway to killing themselves. Once … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Iron Fist Trailer

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Avast! It Be Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Arr! It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Avast, ye landlubbers, or ye be walkin’ the plank!  It be possible that yer fine an’ brave captain o’ the fearsome ship Catholic Geek might have forgotten what today is . . … Continue reading

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Flashpoint Impact

If you’ve seen the end of The Flash season 2, you know that Barry Allen went back in time to save his mother from being murdered. If you haven’t seen it, too late.

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A Flight of Dragon Awards

DragonCon is a convention that takes place every year over the Labor Day weekend in downtown Atlanta, GA. It is, by all accounts, the largest sci-fi and fantasy convention on the planet Earth. If you don’t believe me, their minimum … Continue reading

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New Luke Cage Trailer

I apparently have timing. I finally review Daredevil Season 2, and then the new Luke Cage Trailer comes out. Pardon me, but I have to say this…. Ahem…. I AM POWER MAN! [Cue Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”]

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Star Trek: Discovery

Well, we have finally got a substantial update on the new Star Trek series that’s been talked about for a few years now. No time like the present, right? So I’m sure you want to know all about the characters! . … Continue reading

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JMS at SDCC, B5 to Follow

If there are too many acronyms in the title, the great and powerful J. Michael Straczynski, creator of the epic science fiction series Babylon 5, appeared at San Diego Comic Con this weekend to made several announcements on his upcoming projects. … Continue reading

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SDCC Unveils Marvel Netflix Shows

San Diego Comic Con is here, and Marvel is coming out guns a blazing. To start with, Luke Cage, coming out on September 30th. Yes, much like Jessica Jones, Luke Cage seems to be a hero who doesn’t want the … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geeks on The Drew Mariani Show

As I write this, I’m fresh from a last-minute interview on The Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio. I was asked to come on to talk about the Pokemon Go craze. Being myself, I wrote up about a page and a … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geek Radio Show: Emergency Substitution Edition!

Hello, sports fans! This is your friendly neighborhood admin speaking. Due to Declan being offline for the weekend with a severe case of convention attendance, I will be filling in this week on The Catholic Geek Radio Show!

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More on the Catholic Geek Library

Response to the Library has been great. I had done a pre-release announcement in three Facebook groups, and had a lot of immediate interest. There were authors who pledged to submit the moment that we went live, and submit they … Continue reading

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