Aragorn Never Had an Identity Crisis

Jeffro wrote an interesting article today about true heroism that I want to share with you, because I agree but mostly because he makes an important distinction that seems to get lost today. You rarely find a solid hero these days that is honour bound. The troubled hero with a factory of personal issues that … Continue reading Aragorn Never Had an Identity Crisis

Robert E. Howard: Post Oaks and Sand Roughs

Those who follow my blog know that Robert E. Howard is one of my favourite authors. I grew up with Conan's exploits and later Solomon Kane's adventures, and to me they set the gold standard for heroism. I am thus happy to anounce that the Robert E. Howard Foundation is publishing a 400-page volume of … Continue reading Robert E. Howard: Post Oaks and Sand Roughs

#PulpRev Update

The #PulpRev stands for a movement amongst a group of talented authors. "The purpose is to return to the glory days of sci-fi/fantasy pulp when writers like Edgar Rice Burroughs cranked out story after story for their readers to enjoy." That sounds good to me. Click on through and read all about it.

Spider-Man: Homecoming Official Trailer #2

I liked Sam Raimi's Spider-Man. I disliked Mark Webb's with Andrew Garfield. I thought it was unnecessary. When news broke that Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios reached a licensing agreement and there were plans for another Spider-Man movie with yet another new actor I just sighed and ignored the news. I didn't care. However, it … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming Official Trailer #2

On My Nightstand

In the spirit of blogging more often I'm sharing a snapshot of my nightstand as it looks now. I'm way behind on my reading. I'm not even going to mention what's waiting for me on my kindle. I allow the books to pile up as a reminder that I have things to read. I love reading … Continue reading On My Nightstand

#Art of Fantasy 111: Doe .

Doe . is a mystery to me or maybe I didn't try hard enough. I'll link to his Instagram account for those interested in seeing more of his art. All I know is he works as a Senior Concept Artist at Bioware in Toronto, Canada. BioWare is a video game developer located and founded in February … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 111: Doe .

Blogging and Writing and Polling

As mentioned in an earlier post, I'm at a crossroads again with my blog. I'm still happy with the exterior but the interior, the posts, I think, have reached a plateau in terms of excitement. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy posting "#Art of Fantasy" and I'm not planning to stop anytime soon. Staying with this … Continue reading Blogging and Writing and Polling