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From the Journal of Jean-Baptiste Levesque, 1980-1987 Part One

August 18, 1981,

Another Bergeron disappeared last summer — well, technically an In-law. Richard Hendricks had become a more or less permanent fixture down at Mel’s Bar and Grill, and spent the last three years trying to drown that part of his brain that remembered what happened that afternoon in July of 1977. 1,481 more words


Big Hair and Synthesizers - Bayou in the '80s

Break out your hairspray and lip gloss, darlings, because Jessica’s taking you back to the early ’80s the next two weeks for the latest installments of CHUK. 162 more words

Jessica Bell

Joe Review (15)

Track records are rarely as fluctuating as that of Nicolas Cage. An Academy Award winner for his harrowing portrayal of an alcoholic in Leaving Las Vegas… 511 more words


Just Yucch


I have a number of criteria in my head when choosing to read a book. Sometimes the decision concerns whether I am reading just for pure pleasure, for personal or spiritual growth, or perhaps for curiosity about a topic or novel. 776 more words

20th Century American Authors

More Conversations with Monsters

So hungry.

C’thuN’Chuk’s voice coming out of her mouth. There was nothing more exquisite; more transcendental.

She had gone into the bayou herself for this piece of sacred flesh, and C’thuN’Chuk had honoured Olivia with her awesome presence, if only for a moment. 2,159 more words