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Barbara Barnett

Barbara Barnett is Publisher/Executive Editor of Blogcritics, (blogcritics.org). Her Bram Stoker Award-nominated novel, called "Anne Rice meets Michael Crichton," The Apothecary's Curse The Apothecary's Curse is now out from Pyr, an imprint of Prometheus Books.Her book on the TV series House, M.D., Chasing Zebras is a quintessential guide to the themes, characters and episodes of the hit show. Barnett is an accomplished speaker, an annual favorite at MENSA's HalloWEEM convention, where she has spoken to standing room crowds on subjects as diverse as "The Byronic Hero in Pop Culture," "The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes," "The Hidden History of Science Fiction," and "Our Passion for Disaster (Movies)."

Trump Tweetstorm Annotated: August 14, 2018 Part 2

Trump Tweetstorm

Part 2 of today’s annotated Trump Tweetstorm… Find Part One here. Sooo many tweets, so little space in one article. Hence, here is Part 2, a continuation of my daily Trump Tweetstorm annotation. Here we go… When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job …

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

Instant

Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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SDCC Interview: Spencer F. Lee Talks About ‘From the Bridge’

spencer f. lee, nichelle Nichols

Spencer F. Lee’s homage to the geekdom of pop cultural creators fans From the Bridge is a feature-length documentary coming out at the end of the summer. Lee, along with George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and others tease the new film in a special preview at this year’s Comic-Con International (AKA …

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Reptar, Invader Zim, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Set to Invade San Diego Comic-Con

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon is bringing three one-of-a-kind virtual and real-world experiences to San Diego next month for Comic-Con International (SDCC). It will an event, says the network, that will have fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans saying “Cowabunga!” Bringing an 1,800 square-foot booth (#4113) to the Comic-Con convention floor, Nickelodeon will feature: …

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Conan O’Brien Gets Ready for ConanCon at San Diego Comic-Con

It’s become part of the annual San Diego Comic-Con (AKA SDCC) landscape. Starting the evening before the official start of the five days of controlled chaos that is SDCC, Conan O’Brien brings his TBS talk show to the venerable Spreckels theater in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District. Last year, I …

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