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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).”

‘The X-Files: Cold Cases’ on Audible — An Interview with Executive Producer Dirk Maggs

Do you miss The X-Files? Audible has the answer The X-Files: Cold Cases, a full-cast audio dramatization starring David Duchovny (Fox Mulder), Gillian Anderson (Dr. Dana Scully) and the entire X-Files cast. The story is based on Joe Harris’s graphic novels and adapted by Dirk Maggs (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to …

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Comic-Con Interview: Arvind Ethan David on ‘Darkness Visibile,’ ‘Dirk Gently’ and More

Arvind Ethan David (The Infidel) is executive producer of the Netflix/BBC America hit series Dirk Gently Holistic Detective Agency, which is in its second season. But he was also at San Diego Comic-Con promoting his latest project Darkness Visible, a collaboration with comic book creator/novelist Mike Carey (Lucifer). I met …

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San Diego Comic-Con, Here I Come!

Tommorrow’s the day. Chicago to San Diego to cover Comic Con International (AKA San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC) for Blogcritics. This is my fifth year going into the fray of crowds, cosplayers and general chaos that is the behemoth, ultimate fandom conclave of Comic-Con.  I can’t cover it all, and as …

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TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Seven Pemiere

Is there anyone who wasn’t just a little freaked out when Jorah’s arm leaped out of his Citadel cell toward poor, put upon Samwell Tarley (John Bradley-West)? Yikes!  A small moment, but what a moment and a spectacular commencement of season seven’s  Game of Thrones, which premiered Sunday night on HBO. …

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Fox Announces Its 2017-18 Primetime Lineup

Fox Programming has announced its 2107-2018 primetime lineup. The new season will include for new dramas, two new comedies and two live music events. The lineup includes a new series from Seth McFarlane and new chapter of event series The X-files (returning midseason). In addition, the network announced emergency response drama …

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