Flashback Friday – Review: The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)
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Flashback Friday – Review: The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)

Originally posted on CoochieCrunch as Tiger Tiger  The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968) Directed by William Friedkin Produced by Norman Lear Screenplay by Norman Lear, Sidney Michaels and Arnold Schulman Based on the novel by Rowland Barber Starring Jason Robards, Brittt Ekland, Norman Wisdom, and Bert Lahr Release date:  December 22, 1968  I will start … Continue reading

Review: The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly
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Review: The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

The Great Zoo of China Author – Matthew Reilly Published – February 2015 (hardback) As someone who has worked in publicity and marketing in the past, I find myself immune to most marketing campaigns and marvel at how people can really fall for television adverts. So it speaks highly of Matthew Reilly’s The Great Zoo of … Continue reading

Review: Eve Brenner: Zombie Agent by A. Giacomi
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Review: Eve Brenner: Zombie Agent by A. Giacomi

Eve Brenner: Zombie Agent Author – A. Giacomi Published – Feb 2015 I’ve been making an effort in recent months to read and review books by other Indie and self-pub Authors. As per my previous post on the subject, I am also very interested in swapping honest reviews with other authors, so please get in touch if … Continue reading

Our Obsession with the End of the World
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Our Obsession with the End of the World

With the plethora of books, comics, TV shows, movies and games set in the apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic genre it is easy to believe that modern society has an obsession with the end of the world. But it isn’t just a modern invention or obsession. Take a look at the writers of early sci-fi and dystopian genres and you … Continue reading

Greek Body: Modern Mentality
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Greek Body: Modern Mentality

My thoughts on the objectification of the male body… I recently read The Greek Body, an interesting and beautiful book-come-catalogue of some of the British Museum’s collection of Greek statues from the Archaic through Hellenistic periods (read my review here). I was mostly stuck by the athletic male statues, where the elicited reaction from their … Continue reading