FORGOTTEN BOOK: DARK TANGOS by Lewis Shiner, 2011
This is the 147th in my series of Forgotten Books.
I have had this book on the shelves for a couple of years, wondering when I would get to it. There was a small bit of trepidation there, because it was the only Lewis Shiner novel I had [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: BLOOD OF THE LAMB by Sam Cabot, 2012
This is the 146th in my series of Forgotten Books.
I go to a lot of conventions. Too many, if you ask my wife. I have been doing that for 40 years now and I have been to a lot of them. Three years ago I [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE WEIRDSTONE OF BRISINGAMEN by Alan Garner, 1960
This is the 145th in my series of Forgotten Books.
The World Science Fiction Convention has been gone for more than a month but I still find myself writing about it. I bought a lot of really great books including Alan Garner’s BONELAND which is the [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON by Vargo Statten, 1954, 2011
This is the 144th in my series of Forgotten Books.
One of the most things about WorldCon is going around to the various book dealers and seeing what is there that I must desperately have. There were two items in San Antonio that [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE SUPER HUGOS presented by Isaac Asimov (and Charles Sheffield), 1992
This is the 143rd in my series of Forgotten Books.
I don’t know about you folks but I am still stoked from the 71ST World Science Fiction Convention Lone Star Con 3which was held here in San Antonio last week. I did [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: STALKING THE ZOMBIE by Mike Resnick, 2012
This is the 142nd in my series of Forgotten Books.
I believe I have mentioned before that I like Mike Resnick’s work – both the long and the short. He did his time in the hack pits and learned the writing lessons well. It was like, one [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE GIRL, THE GOLD WATCH, AND EVERYTHING by John D. MacDonald, 1962
This is the 141st in my series of Forgotten Books.
As hard as it is for me to believe, there was once a time when I had no idea who John D. MacDonald was. I was blissful in my ignorance. Fortunately I [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films – Smallville: Absolute Justice (2010)
This is the 111th in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
Superman is an iconic figure for me, as you will see when my next Forgotten Book column gets published. I grew up watching him on TV, in cartoons, and in the comics. So all the recent [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: SUPERMAN by George Lowther, 1942
This is the 140th in my series of Forgotten Books.
With the recent hoopla regarding the 75th anniversary of everyone’s favorite Kryptonian (unless you are a fan of Supergirl or New Krypton or one of those other survivor types) I thought it might be interesting to read the first [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: RICK BRANT: THE LOST CITY by John Blaine, 1947
This is the 138th in my series of Forgotten Books.
When I moved to Texas in 1962 at the tender age of 10, I was already a reading fiend. I read almost anything people put in front of me. I particularly loved the series adventure [Read it all...]