The Bozz Chronicles

While perusing the discount bin of a local comic book shop a couple weeks ago, I came across issue number five of the Bozz Chronicles, dated September 1986. The cover illustration consisted of an oddly shaped individual in spats, with a tail, apparently floating through...

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

"Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one." Watched the first installment last night. I've read books concerning the murders, and the series is running true to what I've read (with perhaps some enhancements or...

Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Was perusing another Christmas gift last night, Terry Pratchett's 'A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction' (some very amusing writing by the way), when Neil Gaiman in the introduction, and Terry by the third article in, both mentioned Reverend E. Cobham Brewer's 'Dictionary of Phrase...

Dirk Gently – TV Series

It's that time of year again when I regale you with reviews of my recently received Christmas gifts. I've become quite an expert on different types of coal over the years (the low carbon content of Lignite makes it my particular favorite), but I'll spare...

Raising Steam – Terry Pratchett

Just finished reading Terry Pratchett's most recent Discworld escapade - Raising Steam. A delightful romp into the wonderful world of steam locomotion, the book tells the story of that loveable scoundrel Moist Von Lipwig and the invention of Discworld's first railroad. Of course not...

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