Tag Archives: Fantasy

Fantastic Beasts & Rogue One Live Discussion

This Friday, starting 7pm Eastern Time, I’ll be joining several friends to discuss the latest installments of the Harry Potter and Star Wars film franchises: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Rogue One. The group of panelists are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tale of Tales

I love it when you can say that watching a movie you’ve been dying to see for a long time can also be called research. Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales (loosely adapted from Giambattista Basile’s 17th century collection Il Pentamerone) taps into the weird and … 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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Miscellaneous Links for September 2015

Today’s post is brought to you by Pope Francis, who currently has stopped traffic and generally all other signs of life here in Philadelphia. I’m taking advantage of the three day weekend to get caught up on some reading and … Continue reading

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Free online class on Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell starting 9/16!

Tonight, the Mythgard Institute‘s free online series — Mythgard Academy — will begin its discussion of Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell led by Dr. Corey Olsen (The Tolkien Professor). I personally invite and encourage you all to attend these … 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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