Articles from Cheeseburger Gothic
Having lain fallow for most of the year, I now find myself ready to do A LOT of work. The white board that hangs by my desk has a bunch of projects on on it, probably three years worth.
One is called EOW.
I think of it as my nod to The Stand, the book that got me into reading and, as it turned out, writing.
I should do a little gallery one day of all the art work I've had done for me by Will Heavey. I found him via 99 Designs and was so pleased with the early stuff he did for me that I just kept commissioning him. I should really get a few fallback designers for when he gets too busy and famous for me, but the whole process is so easy with Will that I can never quite bring myself to send the work anywhere else.
His latest cover is a great example.
I spent most of today reading the draft chapters of The Cruel Stars on Dropbox Paper. It had been so long since I'd been able to do any concentrated work on it that I thought I'd better familiarise myself with the story and characters again. I'm glad I did. I really like this story and hope it gets a chance to stretch its legs.
Yeah. I went there.
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, prevent the Bunnies crying with a sexy saxophone. Silence the eight-track disco, and with a muffled drum, bring out the tiger fur-lined coffin, let the mourners come. Let the Playboy Jet circle overhead, scribbling on the sky the message, Hef is dead.
The alpha perv is no more.
I watched both eps last night and I have some thoughts. But Sparty sent me his recap before I could get them down. So we'll go with his.
Spoilers below so don"t read until after you"ve watched first two eps of Discovery
This trailer is little more immersive than any game would be. You'd still be seeing the world through your phone screen.
But still. It looks cool.
Dear Beloved Throners,
I hereby tender my resignation as your recappespondent.
After witnessing the Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6 finale, and in particular THAT SCENE, I am simply too heartbroken to continue.