I’ve been posting on Quora.com lately because it appeals to my multi-faceted interests in everything from politics to superheroes, science & tech news, sci-fi and horror, films and novels and just about everything in between as long as it’s funny. I’ve been kicking around topics so much, I get asked questions on any of the…… Continue reading Could Donald Trump be a vampire?
Anyone who’s lived in a condominium or in coop housing will recognize Ove as the overbearing, narrow-minded grouch who makes everyone else’s life a misery through his ultra rigid enforcement of “the rules.” Author Fredrik Backman, however, slowly paints a more complex portrait of Ove by interspersing his back story as a child and young…… Continue reading A Man Called Ove reveals humanity and love in those you’d least expect
One of my favourite horror movies is American Werewolf in London and a lot of it has to do with the whole black humour thing. Now one reader suggests to me that because I have a fair bit of humour in my vampire novel, Late Bite, that I shouldn’t classify it as horror. Huh? Late…… Continue reading Does humour make a horror story not horror?