Happy Birthday Anthony Burgess!

If you’ve read my previous articles on authors (Ursula K. LeGuin and Philip K. Dick) that I really love and appreciate, there’s a recurring element. It is movies. This one is no different. I had recently started high school and just discovered Stanley Kubrick. I wanted to watch A Clockwork Orange but learned that there
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Ursula K. Le Guin turn 85 today.

When most people think of science fiction/fantasy writers the usual names that pop up are Octavia Butler, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ray Bradbury, H.G. Wells, and, of course, Ursula K. Le Guin. Today Mrs. Le Guin celebrates her 85th birthday. For 85 years we’ve been lucky to have this wonderfully talented woman grace us with her writing.
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Episode 27 – Young Adult Fiction!

Jessica and I talk about our fascination Young Adult Fiction, from Margaret Mahy’s superior book “The Changeover”, Richard Kadrey’s incredible foray into YA with “Dead Set”, all the way down to series like “Twilight” and “The Mortal Instruments.” Listen and discover how VC Andrews shaped our burgeoning sexuality, and how neither of us would likely
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BONUS!!!! Episode 14 – Jane Austen!

Jane Austen was born on this day in 1775, and what better way to celebrate than sit down with two other Janeites to talk about how Austen’s work is still relevant to this day. For myself, I never read an Austen novel until I was 31 years old, but from the moment I opened the
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Episode 3 – Urban Fantasy!

Rhymes with Nerdy adds to it’s ever-growing list of co-hosts when I sit down with Brian and Amber to talk about Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance. We discuss the good, the questionable, and the downright unreadable authors within the genre. This episode features lots and lots of geeking out over how amazing Sandman Slim and
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