Monthly Archives: June 2011

Women and Horror: The Truth is, They’re Awesome. And Men find this SCARY!

On Facebook, I found a list of “The Top Twenty Horror Writers of All Time” that featured a lot of worthy folks, some folks who were good but not great,  . . . and not a single woman. http://www.mania.com/top-20-greatest-horror-writers-alltime_article_113153.html It … Continue reading

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“Green Lantern was Pretty Good!” says the Ridlerville Times

Lots to like about Green Lantern. Cosmic adventurescape. Ryan Renolds is funny as the lead, and the ending had folks in the theater clapping wild. I loved lots of the movie and the ring-combat stuff was fun! Hurrah! It suffered … Continue reading

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Finally, Doc Ridler Sees KICK ASS!

Talk about movies made for yours truly, KICK ASS was bloody brilliant. Literally. Lots of blood, lots of brilliance. One of the best super hero films I’ve seen. I loved the comic, and seeing how they brought it to life, … Continue reading

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“Chasing Paper Dragons” is up at Every Day Fiction!

I’m thrilled to announce you can read my flash story, “Chasing Paper Dragons” at Every Day Fiction! So if you like comic books, origami, kites, and believe that growing up doesn’t mean killing the things you loved as a kid, … Continue reading

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Regarding X Men, Hornets, Pandas and Magic Lanterns

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS (Sort of!) It’s been a luke warm summer blockbuster season. Now, I’m not a cinema snob. I find enjoyment in many flicks with little merit. I am the only one on earth who enjoyed Nicholas Cage’s DND … Continue reading

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There and Back Again: Ridler’s Triumphant Return to Canada

It’s been just under two years since I set out west and south and started my adventures with Erin in Northern California. But I had the opportunity to return recently and participate in a Canadian Army historical workshop. While I … Continue reading

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Short Story Reflections: Past Forty, Almost Near the Big Five-O

Nope. Ain’t talking about age, though my birthday is around the corner (amazon gift certificates do nicely!). I just looked at my publication list and found I’ve published over forty short stories since my first wee sale in 2000. There … Continue reading

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