Tag Archives: opera

Star Trek Discovery – Now with Sweet Gay Kisses, Full Frontal Nudity and Klingon Prison Rape

Yes, this is the obligatory rambling post about episode 9 of Star Trek Discovery a.k.a. the mid-season finale, though it’s more like the two thirds of a season finale. For those following along at home, previous posts in my mostly … Continue reading

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What is it that makes Space Opera so good?

Tor.com and the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog are still running their space opera week event, so I’ll use this as an excuse to talk some more about one of my favourite subgenres. First of all, we have … Continue reading

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Free Halloween themed anthology “Monster Maelstrom” available

Yes, I have another new release announcement to make. I promise that eventually there will be regular blogposts again, but at the moment, the new releases are coming hard and fast, so please bear with me. Today, I am pleased … Continue reading

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A Pop Culture Fatigue Themed Linkdump

First of all, I have been interviewed by Brianna Lee McKenzie at The Cozy Corner Reading Room, so come on over and say hello. I’ve also got a round-up of writerly links and plugs over at Pegasus Pulp. iO9 asks … Continue reading

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Making my Peace with the God of Thunder – Of Marvel’s Thor, Richard Wagner and Cultural Appropriation

Tor.com has some more amusing post Comicon reporting such as a whole lot of photos and videos of John Barrowman a.k.a. Captain Jack Harkness kissing a whole lot of more or less famous people of various genders and species. The … Continue reading

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Cute Craft Break

If you’ve ever wanted to hug assorted members of the Stark family from Game of Thrones (and considering all the horrible things that happen to them, they could all certainly use a hug, particularly the younger kids), check out these … Continue reading

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Thor or the Thorny Issue of the God of Thunder

Yesterday, I ended up watching Thor with a friend, since neither of us had seen it before. Now Thor is among my least favourite Marvel heroes along with Captain America and the Punisher. My initial introduction to the character was … Continue reading

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Back Again – and a Linkdump

Okay, so I’m back again from Scotland. Actually, I’ve been back for a few days now, but so far I’ve been too exhausted and busy to blog. Anyway, I had a really great time and took some lovely photos, which … Continue reading

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Awards, Deaths and a Trailer

I have been somewhat busy in the past few days, because three different translation clients suddenly needed something translated very urgently over the same long holiday weekend. Plus a random “I should write this some time” short fiction idea has … Continue reading

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