I’d been seeing the trailers for Brightburn around, and figured I’d just . . . wait for Redbox, maybe. I mean, Supes getting weaponized by Lex Luthor was pretty much ever other issue for a while, and Justice Leagure Dark had already shown me what all there heroes being unheroic was like. But then I heard somebody online saying that this was a slasher.

I was at the next showing.

[ note: gonna be spoilers here ]

And, to back up: a book or three ago, Marketing of whatever pub…

I got no business sharing Instagram stuff, as I don’t move around in there, but man, this is the best strip I’ve found in a while:

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found it on Twitter:

Usually don’t put words in these, but this is the first for the year, and this year’s going to look different. Not just the running title (different titles make them easier to search), but how movie and tv heavy these’ll all likely be for at least the first half of the year. Because? Reading for the World Fantasy Awards, but shouldn’t really be saying what’s my favorite books and stories and novellas and whatnot. Result: movie and tv heavy best-…

Which is going to be a movie/TV-heavy list, for the first time ever. Not because my tastes or habits changed—fiction on the page is still and always where it’s at for me—but because, since I’m now judging for the World Fantasy Awards for 2018, it would feel a bit . . . weird and unclassy, I guess, to be saying what my favorite books of the year are.

However, I can slap a couple of novels up here that in no way could get submitted for a World Fantasy Award. So:

Novels

Laird…

His stuff’s always good to read. Guess this is one reason why: the attention, the do-overs, the insistence on getting it right. We should all be so conscientious, and so articulate about the process. And, I think you have to click on this (the bird-icon works, the arrow-out works) to go to Twitter to read the actual thread? I don’t know . . . once I did SOMEthing where the whole thread embedded, but I haven’t lucked onto that for many a post. So, a launch point in…

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