Book Review – Branden Chowen on Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle

Title: Planet of the Apes Author: Pierre Boulle Published: 1963 Publisher: Vanguard Press Audiobook Narrator: Greg Wise — The world of Planet of the Apes is one of my favorite media franchises of all-time. I don’t remember when I first saw the film, but it left a mark on me because the premise behind it…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Lullaby by Jonathan Maberry

Title: Lullaby Author: Jonathan Maberry Published: 2018 Publisher: Audible Studios Audiobook Narrator: Scott Brick — This was the first – and so far, only – Audible Original that I was actually excited to pick out. I knew of Maberry by name, and Twitter, but though I’ve wanted to check out his work before, I never…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar

Title: Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident Author: Donnie Eichar Published: 2013 Publisher: Chronicle Books Audiobook Narrator: Donnie Eichar — I’m (mildly) obsessed with YouTube, especially in the last year since we’ve gotten rid of cable, and in this last year, I’ve also discovered “BookTube”. For those not in the…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Title: The Haunting of Hill House Author: Shirley Jackson Published: 1959 Publisher: Viking Audiobook Narrator: Bernadette Dunne — I decided recently to put together an extremely non-definitive, definitive list of the “scariest novels ever written”. I put this together by googling that quoted search term, and then using 13 different lists from (seemingly) reputable sources,…


The Cinefessions Podcast – The Hiatus of 2018

The Cinefessions Podcast originally debuted back on August 2nd, 2013, over five years ago. The show took on a whole new life, though, a couple years later when we finally released episode 9 on July 14, 2015, when we decided to shift from movies to television, and followed along, weekly, with Scream the TV Series…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 137 – The Apocalypse Trilogy – The Thing (1982)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 137! Today, Marc, Branden Ashe and Melissa join forces to kick-off the branch new Apocolypse Trilogy with a review of John Carpenter’s The Thing from 1982! Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can be by leaving us a voicemail at 1-302-448-TALK…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Clean Kill by Adam Nicholls

Title: Clean Kill (Bloodline, Book #1) Author: Adam Nicholls Published: January 22, 2018 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Audiobook Narrator: Paul Gewuerz — Clean Kill started off with a surprising amount of promise. The first few chapters had me engaged, genuinely curious about how things would play out. As the story progressed, though, it became…