The Invasion Has Begun!

Three bright comets streaked across the sky, trailing green flames and smoke behind them. The first time Wells had seen them had been through the lens of his father’s telescope fifteen years ago. Martian cylinders, each containing multiple enemy tripods and pilots.“They’re entering our atmosphere,” Shah’s voice crackled from the radio. “The invasion has begun,(…)

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Jerrod Balzer asked for it.

Oh, Jerrod, when are you going to learn? This morning, my co-worker at KHP, Jerrod Balzer, posted a meme challenge on his blog. And what do we say when someone lays down a challenge, dear reader? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! Jerrod also said to keep it clean, but COME ON! With that picture? The jokes write themselves! As(…)

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It Won’t Be Long Now

It  won’t be long now, folks.  I’ve finished my revisions on the War of the Worlds: Goliath novelization and have handed the manuscript over to the editors. We haven’t set a release date, but I’m hoping to have the book on sale before Halloween, just in time for ICON 39. At this time, the book is(…)

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Astounding Stories #5 Blasts Off On The Retro Rocket!

Classic science fiction fans, rejoice! The fifth thrill-packed issue of Astounding Stories of Super-Science is heading to your e-reader later this month! In the meantime, head on over to Retro Rocket Press to catch up on the previous four issues. These classic books have been lovingly converted into an e-reader-friendly digital format and include all(…)

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Martians Invade Netflix and Hulu Plus

Ain’t It Cool News posted a fantastic review of War of the Worlds: Goliath. You can read their review here. For those who prefer their media delivered digitally, the movie arrived on both Netflix and Hulu Plus this month. War of the Worlds: Goliath can be streamed here from Netflix or Hulu. Don’t forget to rate(…)

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#YesAllWomen

I’m sure by now we’re all familiar with the details of the Isla Vista shootings, so I won’t go into them here. Nor will I mention the perpetrator’s name because I do not wish to give him that form of immortality. To me, his is simply a murderer, a coward, and a selfish brat. What(…)

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Top Five A$$holes You See At Every Con

My wife and I attend three to four cons a year, on average. I’m setting a personal record this year, however, with six conventions spanning Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, and New Hampshire. In my travels, I’ve met some fantastic people. I’ve met a few of my personal heroes and have been introduced to new fandoms. I love(…)

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Demicon 25 WOTW:G Karaoke Contest

During the War of the Worlds: Goliath panel at Demicon 25, we held a karaoke contest. Four brave contestants came up front to sing “Martian in the Jar,” which featured in the Green Man Pub scene in the film. The winner took home a free copy of the film on DVD. Here are videos of the(…)

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