Now, I’ve never claimed to be a world champ reader. Truth is, i’m probably the world’s slowest reader. I have no shame at being slow, at least i’m reading, right? Any how. As we near the end of 2017, I thought it would be fun to share some of the books I’ve read throughout the year, not including some titles such as Salem’s Lot that I re-read every year. Being a fan of both fiction and non-fiction/history, you ought to find a great assortment here to look through. I’ve been trying to be more diverse in the genres I digest. Maybe that can be a goal for 2018, to read more of everything, not just horror. I’ll also include a short review of each book from myself. Well then, lets get this started shall we? Continue Reading
December 30, 2017 | Categories: Book Review, History, Horror | Tags: 2017, book reviews, books, Clive Barker, end of year, fiction, Horror, horror books, indie authors, indie books, lists, my reads, non-fiction, Reviews, top reads | 8 Comments
Greetings folks! Ladies and gentlemen. Boys and girls. As we begin this new year it is my great pleasure to announce the start of a brand new “In Review” series. Creature Features…beloved by many, loathed by some, irrefutable masterpieces that tell a tale of where the world is during each era of release. From the nuclear wastelands of Hiroshima in Godzilla and the radiated test sights in Them! to the hideous shadows in swamps and space fiends coming to terrorize quiet small town America in Critters and Swamp Thing to the worlds of mad science and mythology to humanoids and mutations, Creature Feature films have been at every turn in pop culture. Spanning decades, here at Machine Mean, thanks to our mob of talented and twisted guest writers, will bring to you beginning this Thursday and running until December, on every Thursday a Creature Feature in Review. Set your clocks and mark your calendars.
The fun begins this Thursday on Jan 5, 2017.
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January 3, 2017 | Categories: Horror, Movies, Reviews | Tags: 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Aliens, amwriting, atomic, Atomic Age, atoms, blog, creature features, creatures, critic, culture, fiction, film, films, from space, Godzilla, History, horror movies, invasion, mad science, monsters, movie history, movie reviews, Movies, mutations, non-fiction, pop culture, popculture, review, Reviews, science fiction, science fiction movies, si fi movies, space, writing | Leave a comment