eric san juan

...from the basement...

email eric

 

things to make and do

Home

Writing

Music

Photography

Blog

A Year of Hitchcock

 

Eric's Blogs

From the Basement - anything and everything

Celebrating the Suds - commentary on craft beer and homebrewing

A Year of Beer- a year of beer reviews for the Philadelphia Weekly

A Year of Hitchcock - the official Year of Hitchcock podcast

Taft is Reading - graphic novel reviews

Tones, Drones & Moans - my music for download

writing

Fiction samples | DVD reviews | Interviews | Features | Columns & Commentary | Other work

 

Coming Soon

 

After Sandy - A chronicle of three New Jersey families living through Superstorm Sandy, from the fear and devastation of storm day to the chaotic days after, when homes were detroyed and lives were torn apart. Ebook only, courtesy of the Philadelphia Weekly. PURCHASE LINK COMING SOON!

 

Available Now

 

Breaking Down Breaking Bad: Unpeeling the Layers of Television's Greatest Drama - An in-depth look at this remarkable show, exploring what made Walter White tick, how Jesse became the moral compass of the show, and what made this show so special in the first place. PURCHASE

 

 

Hitchcock's Villains: Murderers, Maniacs, and Mothers Issues - The ultimate exploration of Alfred Hitchcock's best viillains, from Bruno Anthony to Norman Bates, by the authors of A Year of Hitchcock: 52 Weeks witth the Master of Suspense. PURCHASE

 

 

Lakehurst: Barrens, Blimps & Barons - The true story of a Pine Barrens town that went from mining community to the center of a would-be railroad empire to the world's capital of lighter-than-air vessels. Comprehensive and compelling. Available at Amazon and Lulu and other fine outlets. PURCHASE THE BOOK, or find LAKEHURST ON FACEBOOK.

 

 

Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture - A collaboration with four brilliant writers that tackles nerd culture in a way you've never seen before. Published by Quirk Books in August 2011. Go here for more information. PURCHASE

 

 

 

Stuff Every Husband Should Know - Title says it all. If you're a husband, a boyfriend, or only hoping to be, read this. Pocket guide to all that is awesome about being a man in a lasting relationship. Published by Quirk Books in April 2011. Find out more here. PURCHASE

 

 

 

A Year of Hitchcock: 52 Weeks with the Master of Suspense - A definitive work on the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Co-authored with Jim McDevitt, published by Scarecrow Press, Inc. in May 2009. Find out more here. PURCHASE

 

 

 

Pitched! Vol. 1: Nine Stories - A short story anthology in graphic novel format, featuring science fiction, fantasy, superhero, and more, available via a number of online retailers. PURCHASE

 

 

 

Pitched! Vol. 2: Seven More Stories - A short story anthology in graphic novel format, featuring awesome artists and an array of genres, available via a number of online retailers. Second in a series. PURCHASE

 

 

Whispers of the Old Hag - Weird Tales #350, July/Aug. 2008

 

 

 

 

 

After Sandy:

The Jersey Shore Three Months Later

After Sandy: The Jersey Shore Two Months Later

The Daily Blog Begins

After Sandy: Recalling the Storm part 1

After Sandy: Recalling the Storm part 2

After Sandy: Recalling the Storm part 3

After Sandy: The Islanders part 1

After Sandy: The Islanders part 2

After Sandy: The Islanders part 3

 

Craft Beer Writing

Philly Beer Week

A Year of Beer: The Philadelphia Weekly

Celebrating the Suds

 

Recurring Dream: An Anniversary Re-Reading of Neil Gaiman's Sandman

Introduction

Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes

Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll's House

Sandman Vol. 3: Dream Country

Sandman Vol. 4: Season of Mists

Sandman Vol. 5: A Game of You

Sandman Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections

Sandman Vol. 7: Brief Lives

Sandman Vol. 8: World's End

Sandman Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

Sandman Vol. 10: The Wake

 

Fiction (samples)

 

Storms - Short fiction, Boston Literary Magazine

 

Frank Saxon's Last Call - A brief bit of hard-boiled fiction

 

The Machines - 50-word fiction

 

The Wages of Sin - excerpts

 

The Girl and the Gold Watch - a start, nothing more

 

Davren and the Sword of Even - middle grade (ages 8-12) fantasy, chapter one

 

The Symphony - an experiment in style

 

Interviews

 

Dave Foley- from Kids in the Hall, Newsradio

 

Mike Marino - from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

 

Ian Sokoliwski - Comic book colorist & creator

 

Judy Irving & Mark Bittner - The director and star, respectively, of The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

 

Dante Tomaselli - diretcor of Satan's Playground, Desecration, and other horror films

 

Keith Howell - writer

 

Features

 

There's a Reason So Many Brews Are Named After Myths, Gods and Monsters - The Philadelphia Weekly, May 30, 2012

 

at DVDinMyPants.com

Watching The Rings: Comparing Watchmen and The Lord of the Rings

 

Sex, Saws, Stumps & Samara: Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors (Fangoria convention 2005, Secaucus, New Jersey)

 

A Look Inside Satan's Playground

 

Out on a Limb: Hyping Saw II

 

Clive Barker Raises Hell

 

Rankin & Bass: Merry Christmas, You Old Bastards

 

DIMP's 100 Suckiest Movies of All Time

 

The Five Essential Hitchcocks

 

Columns & Commentary

 

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 1 - Introduction

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 2 - DVD

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 3 - The Classics

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 4 - Alfred Hitchcock

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 5 - Foreign Films

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 6 - Silent Films

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 7 - Closing

Diary of an Aspiring Film Snob - Vol. 8 - War Movies

 

At PopThought.com

Let's Kill Comics' Love Affair With Continuity

Digital Comics: Problems and Potential - part 2

Digital Comics: Problems and Potential - part 3

Eric's Popthought column & review archive

 

At TroubleWithComics.com

Guest Reviewer's Month: Cerebus Vol. 16: The Last Day

 

 

DVD & Film Reviews

 

full listing here

 

Misc. Writing

 

Music Reviews

Jesus and Mary Chain - Automatic

 

Jesus and Mary Chain - Honey's Dead

 

Jesus and Mary Chain - Stoned and Dethroned

 

The Traveling Wilburys Collection

 

Video Game Reviews

Prince of Persia (Xbox 360)

 

Halo Wars (Xbox 360)

 

Tomb Raider: Underworld (Xbox 360)

 

 

BOOKS by ERIC

Breaking Down Breaking Bad - An in-depth look at television's greatest drama

Hitchcock's Villains - Definitive exploration of cinema's greatest villains

A Year of Hitchcock - Official website for this comprehensive work

Stuff Every Husband Should Know- For husbands, boyfriends, and for women to give to their men!

Geek Wisdom- The very best way to get geeky

Lakehurst: Barrens, Blimps & Barons- Local history as it's never been done before.

Pitched! Vol. 1: Nine Stories- An anthology in graphic novel format

Pitched! Vol. 2: Seven More Stories- The second in a comic anthology series

 

Podcast!

The Year of Hitchcock podcast - hosted by Eric San Juan and Jim McDevitt

 

Copyright 2008 Eric San Juan. All Rights Reserved.
Dreamweaver Templates Resources


dreamweavergraphics.com