Matt Smith: I’d Love to Drive Pro Mod Again

(Originally appeared at DragIllustrated.com Sept. 27, 2019) As the NHRA returns to St. Louis this weekend for the AAA NHRA Midwest Nationals, three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith, the defending winner here, stopped by Nitro Notes to discuss why the track, now called World Wide Technology Raceway, has been so good to him in … Continue reading Matt Smith: I’d Love to Drive Pro Mod Again

Andrew Asberry: The Gateway Gothamite

As a fan of the Dark Knight Detective, one of my favorite websites is Batman-News.com. Great stuff and excellent reviews. Having said that, I was more than a little surprised to find that one of the writers for the site, Andrew Asberry, is a fellow St. Louis native. As such, I tracked him down, had … Continue reading Andrew Asberry: The Gateway Gothamite

Dr. Deborah Harkness Brings the Magic to STL

(Dr. Deborah Harkness signs copies of her new book, Shadow of Night, at a recent visit to the Schlafly Branch of the St. Louis Library. Photo by Kurt Bali)   Had a lot of fun a week or so ago when I attended a panel hosted by Left Bank Books (which are always fun) featuring … Continue reading Dr. Deborah Harkness Brings the Magic to STL

REVIEW: ‘Dark Days’ in St. Louis

Had a great opportunity to view a panel recently with four of today's best Young Adult authors: Veronica Roth, Aprilynne Pike, Dan Wells, and SJ Kincaid. Wrote up a piece on the experience for Walrus Publishing and they were kind enough to run it on their website. If you would like to read what some … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Dark Days’ in St. Louis

I am the Walrus! Or At Least Published at Walrus

(All four variant covers of issue No. 1 of Legends of the Dark Knight, autographed by Denny O'Neil. Yeah. Dig me.) So I've been talking for almost a month about how I was going to write up my experience with legendary Batman writer Denny O'Neil (I know, he did other stuff, shut up) from his … Continue reading I am the Walrus! Or At Least Published at Walrus