Books

The Shining and Toxic Masculinity

Stephen King’s 1977 best-selling novel, The Shining, and its subsequent 1980 film adaptation, directed by Stanley Kubrick, have been heralded as landmarks in horror literature and cinema. Both the novel and the film cente...


The Magic of Earthsea

The Earthsea Cycle is a collection of five novels and nine short stories written by Ursula K. Le Guin, with its publication spanning decades—from the first novel, A Wizard of Earthsea in 1968 to the last installment of the se...


B.A. Paris’ Behind Closed Doors Review

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris is a bad book that I read in two sittings because I couldn’t put the stupid thing down. I am confused by this. Normally I have to force myself through bad books, and normally I’ll derive at...



The Dark Elf Trilogy: 14 Years Later

I have to wonder if the only universal part of adulthood is wondering when you’ve become an actual adult. Perhaps the mark is less having a 401K or excitement at buying a new vacuum, but when you sit down and go, “so am I a...


Brian Lang’s The Knight’s Journal I Review

It’s perhaps a bit presumptuous to say this, but Neogaf’s writing community is looking to be a haven of talented indie writers. The site is going two for two at any rate, with Aidan Moher’s Tides of Shadows from two years...