Cheapmas Day Two: Snake Eyes Dungeon

I paid too much for this game. It was less than a dollar and free once I used Steam credit but I still paid too much for this game. Snake Eyes Dungeon is a simple thing and looked like it might be fun, a mix of rogue-like gameplay mixed with a game of chance. It’sContinue reading “Cheapmas Day Two: Snake Eyes Dungeon”

Revisiting DuckTales: “Ducky Horror Picture Show”

With the current DuckTales between seasons (and with the third season promising us an almost complete revisit of the Disney Afternoon block) it’s a prime time to take a look back at its predecessor from 1987. When it debuted, it brought with it comics, video games, toys, and even a movie whose relative failure causedContinue reading “Revisiting DuckTales: “Ducky Horror Picture Show””

King Lycaon of Arcadia and the Lykaia

Being that this is October, I felt it appropriate to post something I wrote back in 2009 concerning the mythological origins of werewolves.  Now, obviously, the Greek origin isn’t the only one that exists.  Like vampires, werewolf and shape-shifter myths exist in cultures from virtually all over the world.  However, being partially of Greek (and,Continue reading “King Lycaon of Arcadia and the Lykaia”

The Fictosphere Spooktacular: A Brief Introduction

It’s October, and everyone knows what that means: People obsessed with pumpkin spice everything. Also, Halloween! We at the Fictosphere would like to concentrate a bit on the latter this month. While it’s no secret that we love monsters here (many of Mike Podgor’s past Throwback Thursday posts are from a blog concerned with theContinue reading “The Fictosphere Spooktacular: A Brief Introduction”

Does “The Order” Have a Monster?

This article originally ran on February 14, 2018 on Mike Podgor’s Monsters of Multimedia. Today’s subject is The Order, a film from 2003 and one that holds an infamous place in my heart. This has nothing to do with the movie itself, since both times I kept dozing off either due to boredom or painkiller-inducedContinue reading “Does “The Order” Have a Monster?”