Author Archives: M J Mann

Bombs Away

Atomic Blonde is the kind of film for which the term ‘high octane’ was invented. However, it is not the gun fights, car chases, fist fights or flights from danger that define the film. What does? The clue is in the … Continue reading

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The Story of a People

If I was a creative writing teacher I would tell my students that in order to be successful, their stories must have a plot and characters that exist in harmony. If one is stronger at the other’s expense then the … Continue reading

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Close in the Distance

A belated happy anniversary of 129th birth to T. E. Lawrence who was born on 16th August 1888. I have a little pantheon of historical figures whom I admire and love. Alexander the Great is chief among them but there … Continue reading

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Korrasami Returns

Spoiler Alert! I have just read the part one of the newly released Legend of Korra graphic novel, Turf Wars. It picks up directly from where the animated series ends – with Korra and Asami walking hand-in-hand through the portal into … Continue reading

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The Wolf Among Us Pt. 1

6th August 2017 I started playing The Wolf Among Us in June. 11th June to be precise. I enjoyed playing it but the game didn’t really take me. I know this because the second time I played it was… yesterday. And … Continue reading

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The Last of Us Pt. 10

What happened? I forgot, that’s what happened. As you can see below, I wrote this post on 6th June. And then forgot to publish it. So here it is now. Tuesday, 6th June 2017 A day off work gave me … Continue reading

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Sunstone by Stjepan Sejic

Sunstone is a five part graphic novel series by Croatian artist and writer Stjepan Sejic. Allison and Lisa are both into BDSM. They meet on an internet forum dedicated to the subject. Then they meet in real life. And no, … Continue reading

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