Tag Archives : carey m. ballard

Weekly Roundup, December 25-29, 2017


Come one, come all! It’s that time again, Speculative Chic’s weekly roundup! Normally, our roundup editor, Casey Price, would be regaling you with all the things you missed this past week, but like so many of us, she’s been struck by the plague, so the Editor-in-Chic is going to attempt to fill Casey’s shoes. Keyword: attempt. She’s much funnier than…

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How’d We Do? Resolution Project Wrap-Up 2017


In 2016, your Editor-in-Chic had what she thought was a brilliant idea: why not make New Year’s Resolutions, but make them spec-fic related? So I asked my contributors: What’s something you’ve always wanted to read/watch/play/attend that you keep putting off? A handful answered me, and so, The Resolution Project was born. The plan was to write up our own individual…

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Imagination Without Boundaries: Michael Ende’s The Neverending Story


The Neverending Story (1979)  Written by: Michael Ende Translated by: Ralph Manheim (1983) Genre: Fantasy Pages: 377 (First Edition Hardcover) Publisher: UK/Allen Lane Why I Chose It: In January 2017, I resolved to reread The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. That seems so long ago and at the same time just yesterday, because this year rolled by pretty fast. I…

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Weekly Roundup, October 23-27, 2017


Hello there! Happy Saturday! What wonderfully spooky (mis)adventures did you get into during the last week? I hope it’s been great. We’ve had a fantastic time here during the last full week of our deliciously creepy October celebration. Missed something? That’s fine, I’m here to help. As you wind your way through the weekend, please feel free to check out…

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Sound Off! Blade Runner 2049


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, revisit a favorite dystopian cityscape and discuss Blade Runner 2049, which premiered in the United States on Friday, October 6, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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My Favorite Things with Carey Ballard


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, the weekly column where we grab someone in speculative circles to gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we sit down with Speculative Chic contributor Carey M. Ballard! What does Carey love?…

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