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 Interview! Because you people don't hear me talk about myself enough! ;-)

https://henryherz.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/interview-with-thiefs-covenant-young-adult-fantasy-author-ari-marmell/
Ari Marmell is an author and game designer, published with Del Rey, Titan Books, Pyr Books, Wizards of the Coast, and others. He finds talking about himself in the third person to be very weird. He...
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Interview with an OLD picture, but still interview. :-}     ;-)
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Well, the date's changed on Amazon, so I guess I can go public here.

Due to, well, circumstances, Hallow Point is going to be delayed a bit, I'm afraid. :-( We're looking at a release date in mid-August, now, rather than the original mid-May.

Apologies, folks. I can only promise you, I genuinely believe you'll find it worth the wait.
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Looking forward to it!
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Dear Agents of SHIELD Showrunners,

Please don't drag the SHIELD/Inhuman war out for more than a couple of episodes. (I.e. past the season finale.) Misunderstandings and faction-vs-faction (like the recent "two SHIELDS" storyline) are all fine now and again, but I'd really kind of like to see the team battling, y'know, villains again. :-P
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A woman named Jiaying is in charge.
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If Pope Francis worked toward his position specifically to alter the way things are done in the Church, clearly he was just following the old expression "Be the see you want to change."

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Oh, Ari!  
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Do you judge whether a mugging victim deserved to be beaten and robbed based on what brand of wallet he carried? Then STOP ASKING RAPE VICTIMS WHAT THEY WERE WEARING.
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Victim blaming, otherwise known as character assassination in the service of a just world, will continue for as long as people feel the need to assure themselves that if they do the right things, nothing bad will happen to them. Their response to their fears may be hurtful, but unless we provide other tools to deal with it, that response will also be inevitable.
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He's ALMOST too old to play the part physically, so a live-action performance is likely out, but if The Goblin Corps were ever made into an animated film--and I think it'd make a good one--I really need Ron Pearlman to be the voice of Craeosh. No, really, NEED.

(This post brought to you by Pipe Dreams 'R Us.) ;-)
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My challenge to the entire internt: How about, for ONE GODDAMN DAY, we all find a way to express how much we enjoy something WITHOUT bashing something else similar? It actually IS possible to like Daredevil without bagging on The Flash, or Pathfinder without bagging on D&D, or DC without bagging Marvel, or...
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I have found that if you go to these movies with heavy preconceptions thinking they will follow the letter of the comic, you will be disappointed.  I go for the pleasure of the film, the action and the story.  It does not have to follow the comic at all for me to enjoy it. 
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While it's disgusting that "Litter Vox" plans to destroy the Hugo Awards if his cheats fail, it's cute that he's deluded enough to think he has that kind of power.
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The sound and the fury, signifying nothing.
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Hey! I had no idea this was even happening, but there's an audio version of the Operation Arcana anthology! Someone needs to let me know how my story sounds. ;-)

http://skyboatmedia.com/skybook-operation-arcana/
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BTW, if someone else's marriage threatens yours? It ain't THEIRS that's the problem.
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SCOTUS are hearing gay marriage arguments this week.
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Considering that opinions technically cannot be "wrong," it's astounding how many opinions to be found online are flat-out wrong. :-P
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I didn't share this immediately; I wanted to take some time to absorb it, make sure I wasn't giving a kneejerk reaction. And what I've decided is...

No.

They were close. It COULD have worked. The expression, the eyes, the teeth... Put those with something close to the Joker's classic comic book outfit--even slightly modernized/toned down--and it would have been fine. A different Joker, but one that was a viable interpretation of the character. One who could be scary.

But the tattoos make him look like he's a wanna-be psychotic comic book fan of the Joker. It looks like he's TRYING. The Joker should never, ever appear like he's TRYING to look crazy/dangerous. He just IS.

I've tried to be hopeful about the WB/DC universe. I enjoyed the BvS trailer. But... No.

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I've always seen the Joker, though, as a positive narcissist, with hugely abundant self-esteem mixed with a little arsenic and masochism. Sad-sack Joker doesn't do it for me. 
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I'm a fantasy/horror writer with Del Rey/Spectra, Pyr Books, and Wizards of the Coast. I've also written 28,942 supplements for various role-playing games. I get more done in a day than most people do before breakfast.
Education
  • University of Houston
    Creative Writing, 1992 - 1997
  • Bellaire High School
    Uh, it was high school, 1988 - 1992
  • Lanier Middle School
    Again, uh..., 1985 - 1988