Publication: The West Australian

Game For Some Nostalgia

The love of old games might be just one more reaction to our cultural/generational fear that the world’s changing and moving just too fast, a yearning for a simpler time when you had to buy a game cartridge at a store or go to a milk bar to play a video game – and where a controller had one button instead of eight. … Continue readingGame For Some Nostalgia

77 Shadow Street

Everything about the plot is nearly invisible under the thickest blanket of florid word-love you’ve ever seen in a mainstream horror thriller. At times paragraphs or a page or more has passed before you realise Koontz has said little to advance the story, using his characters as expositionary stand-ins to dispense vast swaths of wisdom or homily … Continue reading77 Shadow Street