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On the Authority of the Pope

I think I know what the problem is. Ever since Pope Francis was elected, all of us Catholics have suffered other people trying to tell us what we believe, largely based off of off-hand comments by Pope Francis in an … Continue reading

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Remembering the Challengers

On January 28th, 1986, the United States manned space program ground to a sudden halt with the deaths of seven people. Their names were Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Judy Resnik, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis, and Christa McAuliffe.

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Hell Spawn is alive! ALIVE!

So, Hell Spawn, the latest in Catholic horror, is live.   In paperback, hardcover, and yes, ebook. This has been one of the most interesting experiences of my writing career. In large part because this one started with a publisher … Continue reading

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TV Review: New Amsterdam

This is an odd one.New Amsterdam the show is about a hospital of the same name. It’s a rebranded Bellevue, the state run hospital in New York, made famous mostly by locking in felonious nutcases. In the case of this series, … Continue reading

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TV Review: Magnum, PI

Standard “Social Justice Warrior” (where they’re anti-social, don’t believe in justice, and will sooner stab you in the back ASAP) tactics involve finding a beloved institution, gutting it of what made it great, and wearing its skin like a suit … Continue reading

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Review: Making Peace

I’ve been following Adam Lane Smith on Twitter for a while now. A few months ago, he asked me to look over his (first) novel of Making Peace. The review was held off due to the fact that my Kindle died. But, … Continue reading

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Vampires in Legend, Folklore, and Fiction, DragonCon 2018

So, this panel was described as follows Description: Long a staple of urban fantasy, vampires first appear in folklore, often unrecognizable from the versions contemporary readers and viewers are familiar with. Our panel explores how those early stories have influenced … Continue reading

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