The third greatest story ever told

[by Lynn C. Rees] Colleen McCullough is dead (props Razib Khan). It’s a sign of George Lucas’ complete incompetence as a storyteller that he found the third greatest story ever told and left it an abomination. It is a sign of McCullough’s greatness as a storyteller that she took the third greatest story ever told and lifted […] Read more »

Unholy: perhaps it’s a useful word

[ by Charles Cameron — when religion casts a long and violent shadow ] . cover art for the Unholy album, New Life behind Closed Eyes ** Unholy may prove to be a very useful word, I think. It’s not secular, it’s not irreligious, it doesn’t lack for some sort of supernatural influence — in […] Read more »