“Higitus Figitus”: A List of My Personal Favorite Fictional Wizards

"...they are real. It's all real. Think about it. Haven't Luke Skywalker and Santa Claus affected your lives more than most real people in this room? I mean, whether Jesus is real or not, he... he's had a bigger impact on the world than any of us have. And the same could be said of Bugs Bunny … Continue reading “Higitus Figitus”: A List of My Personal Favorite Fictional Wizards

Norse Myths and American Gods: ‘Reading Neil Gaiman’

"All fiction has to be as honest as you can make it. This I believe....You have to make it as honest as you can, because that's what people respond to. As far as I'm concerned any success I've achieved as a writer of fiction I've achieved because I'm an honest writer of fiction. Because my people are … Continue reading Norse Myths and American Gods: ‘Reading Neil Gaiman’

steez you can hear vol.39: American Gods

    About one month ago I re-read Neil Gaiman's American fantasy epic, "American Gods."  "AG" is one of my favorite fantasy novels to be set in America and it's also fairly unique in that aspect.  Gaiman paints a vivid picture of the Midwest and his descriptions of roadside attractions and the sites and sounds you … Continue reading steez you can hear vol.39: American Gods