The sci-fi epic Twelve Gems by Lane Milburn takes place somewhere in the outer cosmos, beyond reckoning or observation. The mysterious Dr. Z has enlisted three space heroes to search the galaxy for the fabled Twelve Gems of Power: the hulking alien-brawn Furz; the beautiful and deadly …
Hilaretic Church Reviews and Other Religious Writings
by Dan Kelly
145p, b&w, softcover, 5.5"x8.5"
I was about to judge this book by it's understated cover then I opened straight to a review of the latin mass at St. John Cantius my parents dragged me to for a good part of my childhood (featured review word: "lachrymose"). Wow. Kelly's church reviews are insightful, poised and irreverent only to the point of being accurate. Sort of like Roctober Reviews but for places of worship, Hilaretic speaks in part to the infinite styles of the high holies but also, and perhaps moreso, to what a mega-weirdo the reviewer is. Amen.-EF