Tangled Roots and Broken Branches

What is the Phantammeron Really About?

What is the Phantammeron Really About? Some of you might be wondering about the “purpose” of the Phantammeron fantasy novel series beyond the mysterious pool that it claims drives the main plot. So I thought I would reveal a few more secrets about the books to you, the reader. The original conception or origin behind […]



The Disturbing Reasons We Watch Game of Thrones and Comic Book Movies Today

There is something important about our global culture today that we increasingly embrace very dark, violent, conflict based movies and series that seem stripped of myth and emotion beyond the theme of a privileged white elite that must fight against an encroaching evil. It’s not what hides in comic book super powers, villains, or Game […]



Why Fantasy Film is Dead Today

Growing up in America in the early 1970’s we got to see the best in imaginative Saturday morning cartoons. Every kid I knew then was just starting to enjoy great animations on the weekends. It wasn’t until the late 70’s and 80’s that animation really exploded into film, anime, and even wilder forms. Yet sadly, […]