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REVIEW: The Straight Razor Cure (Low Town) by Daniel Polansky

Having absolutely adored Polansky’s The Builders, Those Below, Those Above, and Tomorrow’s Children, I knew it was time to go back to where it began and read The Straight Razor Cure (published as Low...

REVIEW: Mandy

Mandy (2018) is an interesting experiment in movie film-making. It’s a fairly typical revenge plot movie where a man has his wife murdered and he proceeds to hunt down and kill everyone involved. It’s...

Review: The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

The Burning God is R.F. Kuang’s epic finale to her Chinese history-inspired Poppy War series, which began with The Poppy War and continued with The Dragon Republic. It’s impossible to overstate what R.F. Kuang...

REVIEW: A Song for the Void by Andrew C. Piazza

A Song for the Void is Andrew C. Piazza’s masterful cosmic horror set in the South China Sea during the Opium Wars between Great Britain and China in the mid-nineteenth century. This historical setting...

A Crown for Cold Silver by Alex Marshall

Interview: A Beer or Three with Jesse Bullington

This quarter we sat down for a beer or three with Jesse Bullington to discuss Alex Marshall and The Crimson Empire, drugs, inspiration, world-building, and (of course) beer. We even slipped in a question about Jesse’s...