Tag Archives: Children’s Literature

Mythgard Movie Club: A Wrinkle in Time

Join me and a fabulous panel of Signum University/Mythgard Insitute folks to the new film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic of YA science fiction and fantasy, A Wrinkle in Time. With a script by Frozen writer Jennifer Lee and ambitious … Continue reading

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Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Obviously I’ll be spoiling the heck out of The Cursed Child in this post, and I’m going to kind of assume that if you’re reading this you’ve already read it (or don’t care). Actually, if you haven’t read it yet, … Continue reading

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It never rains but it pours

I wanted to make a quick announcement about (for me) some very exciting news. I am now officially an author of two — count ’em, two — chapters in published books. The first is volume II of Unlocking Press’ Harry … Continue reading

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Review: “The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure” by William Goldman

The Princess Bride by William Goldman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Let me start by echoing Mr. Goldman: “This is still one of my favorite books in all the world, and more than ever I wish I had written … Continue reading

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Bunnies in the Air

The zeitgeist is a funny thing. Richard Adams’ 1972 novel Watership Down has long been one of my favorite books (until I discovered Tolkien, it was my very favorite book). While not an obscure choice by any stretch, I’m not … Continue reading

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A Series of Uncorrelated Events: Watership Down and how it relates to adaptation theory

Author’s note: Thanks to Curtis Weyant for suggesting the title via Twitter, and thanks to Facebook friends Dominic Nardi and George Naylor for chatting about Watership Down with me and inspiring this post. For anyone who has not read or … Continue reading

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Finally, Something Real – “Robot of Sherwood” Review

After a fairly lethargic second episode, Doctor Who series 8 pumps up the energy for episode three. While I still prefer last season’s demented ode to Penny Dreadfuls, “The Crimson Horror,” Mark Gatiss’ latest script similarly manages to transcend its … Continue reading

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