For Your Listening Pleasure – Dark Recesses

Welcome to the next installment of the “For Your Listening Pleasure” series—a series in which we highlight and showcase podcasts and radio dramas that we enjoy. In this installment, I (Modoc) will introduce you to two radio dramas and one investigative podcast I have been listening to lately. I invite you to get comfortable, stay…

For Your Listening Pleasure – Comedy Keeps us Sane

Welcome to the next installment of the “For Your Listening Pleasure” series—a series in which we highlight and showcase podcasts and radio dramas that we enjoy. This installment is courtesy of our friend Pookie (of Reviews from R’lyeh), in which he brings the readers’ attention to several hilarious Britsh comedies he has enjoyed over the…

Run, Logan, Run! – Logan’s Run [TV Show]

Logan’s Run Original Aired:  1977 – 78 One Seasons: 14 episodes Available on: Tubi Far into the future, after the nuclear holocaust, an underground city known as the City of Domes thrives. Its inhabitants, young and innocent, live peacefully and without a care in the world. Each of their whims is cared for. A simply perfect…

Revisiting a Classic: The Lord of the Rings

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” — The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings by…

The Long Night: A Review of Wolf Winter

Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck I heard of the novel Wolf Winter when I was looking for inspiration for a campaign of the Swedish horror RPG, Vaesen. I’ve enjoyed a fair amount of Swedish suspense and horror fiction, albeit in English translations. Wolf Winter takes place in Sweden in 1717, in a region known as Lapland,…

Live and Direct — Max Headroom [TV Show]

Max Headroom Original Aired:  1987 – 88 Two seasons: 20 episodes Available on: Tubi In 1987 I sat down in front of our family television set to watch the premiere episode of Max Headroom, a new show on ABC. I was familiar with Max Headroom. His digital persona was already seeping into pop culture and advertisements….

Rated GA: God Awful – Zero Charisma [Movie]

Zero Charisma Written by: Andrew Matthews Directed by: Katie Graham & Andrew Matthews Release Date: 2013 Runtime: 1h 27min Available on Tubi As roleplaying gains in popularity, its appearance in T.V. and movies increases. It’s often depicted with stereotyped characters with geeky cliches and misrepresents the hobby and the people who enjoy it. While searching for…

For Your Listening Pleasure – On The Edge of Your Seat

Welcome to the next installment of the “For Your Listening Pleasure” series—a series in which we highlight and showcase podcasts and radio dramas that we enjoy. In this installment, I (Modoc) will introduce you to two radio dramas and one investigative podcast I have been listening to lately. I invite you to get comfortable, stay…

I’m the Map, I’m the Map

In the early 1980s, as an early teen, while on the Staten Island Ferry with my grandfather, I remember seeing the strangest thing—a map of the New York City subway that just seemed wrong. I loved the New York subway system and pretty much had the entire system committed to memory. (I kinda still do,…

What are you Doing, Dave? – The Starlost [TV Show]

The Starlost Created by Harlan Ellison Broadcast in 1973 – 74 One season – 16 episodes Available on Roku and Youtube The giant Earthship Ark — man’s greatest and final achievement — out of control, drifting through deep space over 800 years into the far future. Its passengers, descendants of the last survivors of the dead…