The name’s Jones. Michael M. Jones. Reviewer. I’m one of Green Man’s freelancers, a roving agent sent out into the cold, dark night to track down items of interest and write intelligent, gripping commentary. I turn folks on to the good stuff, warn them away from the bad stuff, and cry myself to sleep wrapped . . . → Read More: Words: Fantasy and Urban Fantasy Roundup
I’m delighted to tell you about a new Ellen Kushner project, a musical audio drama called The Witches of Lublin that is now in post-production. It will air on public radio stations nationwide as a Spring Holiday radio special in April for Passover.
Ellen, author of The Golden Dreydil and the beloved Riverside series, describes . . . → Read More: The Witches of Lublin
After reading the first couple of pieces in this collection, I contacted a friend who’s active in the steampunk community. “Who’s a good writer in the field?” I asked her. She was embarrassed. Really, she said, there isn’t anybody much. And her man added that steampunk is more of a life style than a literary . . . → Read More: Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, eds.: Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded
He said I don’t have any further use for these I see angels on Ariels in leather and chrome swooping down from heaven to carry me home…
Richard Thompson: ‘1952 Vincent Black Lightning’
She said, with more than a touch of bitterness in her voice, that it was all the fault of Richard Thompson. I . . . → Read More: It’s the fault of Richard Thompson
I found this lovely description of our Building on a scrap of paper tucked in a Library indexing book. I suspect it was meant to be in the Sleeping Hedgehog journal but never got there as far as I can tell.
Winter here at the Green Man and Sleeping Hedgehog offices is something we take . . . → Read More: One description of our Building
If you like Nordic music as much as I do, I have a cool online resource for you that’s definitely worth your time. NorthWaves is one of the regional ‘channels’ that RootsWorld offers its readers to listen to the world’s music. This program of songs from northern Europe is added to regularly, and currently includes . . . → Read More: For Your Listening Pleasure: Nordic Music
I’m not by any measure a big fan of fantasy on film or television and I most decidedly prefer the source material to adaptations of books into film or television storytelling but I am very, very excited about an upcoming series on HBO, the American premium series, that will adapting the first book of George . . . → Read More: A Song of Ice and Fire