Monthly Archives: October 2018

Our Review of “Cupid’s Quiver” – Episode 3



Love. Lust. Obsession. Stalking. All of these words are pieces of the tapestry of many relationships, but they all come to an incredibly striking, disturbing head inside this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series. Sprinkle in drunken college fraternity parties, cops that have interesting attention spans, and creepy creekside excursions, and steamy relationships that lead … Continue reading Our Review of “Cupid’s Quiver” – Episode 3


Cycle Of The Werewolf (The Novella) Versus Silver Bullet (The Film)



Stephen King has a body of work that is ripe for adaptation. Over the decades many of his short stories and novels have been adapted into everything from feature films, television miniseries and even comic books. Depending on their faithfulness to the source material, those adaptations run the gauntlet of being surprisingly good to painfully … Continue reading Cycle Of The Werewolf (The Novella) Versus Silver Bullet (The Film)


Our Review of “The Poison Pen” – Episode 2



I’ve on-the-spot concepted, written, and read thousands of episode intros over the years to a variety of podcast programs. But what if what I wrote – became reality? What if what I wrote, was responsible for MURDER? Season 1, Episode 2 The Poison Pen, takes Friday the 13th on a dramatic trip inside a monastery of monks. … Continue reading Our Review of “The Poison Pen” – Episode 2


Our Review of “The Inheritance” – Episode 1



The number 13 has a variety of different connotations. For some it’s positive. I for example met my wife, was engaged, got married had my daughter, and – started this podcast – all on 13s. A reasonably positive experience all the way around. For others, 13 means something “darker”. Inside this episode of The Curious Goods podcast, … Continue reading Our Review of “The Inheritance” – Episode 1


Curious Goods Podcast 101 – Why This Podcast Exists…



The building of a television series isn’t something that happens quick. It surely doesn’t happen and become instantly successful. More often than not, it also doesn’t get to ride the coattails of a huge franchise that just so happens to be inside the same exact genre, but that’s exactly what happened with “Friday The 13th: … Continue reading Curious Goods Podcast 101 – Why This Podcast Exists…


Mary Shelly’s FRANKENSTEIN: A Celebration 200 Years In The Making!



It’s often credited as the first “monster” book. The granddaddy of all monsters.  A novel that dared to ask the questions of not only the moral implications of “playing God” but also what is the purpose of life?  What basic human needs are most important?  What lengths will we go to defend and or avenge … Continue reading Mary Shelly’s FRANKENSTEIN: A Celebration 200 Years In The Making!


Pros And Cons Of Comic Conventions



With comic books being more mainstream than ever, it’s no surprise that comic conventions, or Comic Cons, are extremely popular. But with the growing crowds of younger, inexperienced fans, it seems that the etiquette of con goers has declined. As well as the vendors themselves. And lets not forget all the possible distractions, like cosplayers, … Continue reading Pros And Cons Of Comic Conventions


Cut The Crap Movie Review – Halloween (2018)



In the age of reboots, remakes and reimaginings, a very crucial piece of storytelling is, most of the time, overlooked…Legacy. When writers and filmmakers ignore the legacy of the horror property they intend to “refresh”, the end product usually ends up a rehash of an old story with updated effects. That’s NOT what fans want! … Continue reading Cut The Crap Movie Review – Halloween (2018)


Green as You Go…



“The whole idea of green can be done one choice at a time” which is basically what Marla’s book Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home, is about. Marla and Tony agree that it’s not just about radical “tree-hugger” kind of stuff but everyday simple choices. Tony wants folks to know that making simple changes can … Continue reading Green as You Go…