Author: Amy Peters

"Auto Erotic Assimilation" on 'Rick and Morty'

‘Rick and Morty’ for People Who Aren’t ‘Rick and Morty’ Fans

Or, How Some Rabid Fans Ruin Rick and Morty For Everyone Or, This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things If you don’t have cable, or aren’t into animation, you may not know about Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim show Rick and Morty. But you may have seen some memes of something called “Pickle Rick.” You […]


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5 Short Horror Films that Really Freak You Out

Even though I watch and enjoy horror year round, in light of the Hallowe’en season, I thought I’d share some of my favorite short horror films. Each of these films runs under 15 minutes, so they’re good when you just have a little time and don’t want to sit through a whole feature. Don’t let […]


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Cosplay Rules Everyone Should Know

A list of cosplay rules from contributor Amy Peters, based on years of her experience. Kids dress up for Halloween, but as many people get older, walking around in costumes seems to be one of those things that falls by the wayside. Sure, there were always folks who wore Star Fleet uniforms or Klingon forehead […]


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The Prince of Knocknafay

‘Travers McCraken The Prince of Knocknafay’ Review

The tagline for this first novel by author Bret Bouriseau is “A Very Grown-Up Bedtime Story” isn’t quite accurate. Oh sure, there are the steamily written intimate scenes, and the occasional bawdy joke, but the “grown-up” part may make some people think it’s something that it’s not. It would be more precise to say “A […]


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Derek Review / Netflix

‘Derek’ Review – Ricky Gervais

A Derek review is in order, because the British comedy-drama is now available to the American audience. Let the Fremdscham begin! The series is helmed by Ricky Gervais, the world’s reigning President of Horribly Uncomfortable Situations. It is set in a nursing care facility and, like Gervais’s most famous program, The Office, filmed mockmentary style. No one does […]


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Programme Name: Inside No. 9 - TX: 05/02/2014 - Episode: Generics (No. Generics) - Picture Shows: (L-R) Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton - (C) BBC - Photographer: Richard Ansett

‘Inside No. 9’ Review

Our Inside No. 9 review notes that the British dark comedy series, took some unexpected turns. Written, produced, and starring Reese Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton—two names that most Americans would say, “huh?” about if asked—have previously done cult favorites The League of Gentlemen and Psychoville. I’ve seen with their other works, but I should have […]


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Critical Failures

‘Critical Failures (Caverns and Creatures)’ Review

I picked this book up on a lark. Rarely have I been so entertained by something I knew nothing about when I purchased it. Critical Failures (Caverns and Creatures) by Robert Bevan is a comedy-laced fantasy. It was definitely written for a specific audience (the tabletop role playing crowd), but I think even someone with […]


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