It’s been about a month since the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. I have been overwhelmed with shock and disgust, heartbreak and hopelessness, since finding out that enough of my fellow Americans support a racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, corrupt, lying bully to get that man elected to the most powerful political office in the nation. 1,890 more words
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…as chimney sweepers, come to dust.
Few things have stuck with me as long as the funeral song in Act IV of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. While the play is not a favorite of mine, this verse is a thing of perfect beauty that I love as much as any sonnet or soliloquy he wrote elsewhere. 726 more words
This week, Glenn Rolfe stops by to talk about his recent novella from Sinister Grin Press called ‘Chasing Ghosts’. It is another fine entry into the Rolfe catalog. 1,029 more words
As a divided America teeters on the brink, one man offers words of hope — and that man is…Coop? Plus, all the details on the Episode 100 Scares That Care telethon, a serial killer’s Amazon customer reviews, the new Jack Ketchum novel, Danny Trejo is not dead, Dave’s review of Marillion’s concert, Stephen Kozeniewski’s review of Shin Godzilla, and Brian breaks in new boss Armand Rosamilia.
What an interesting story concerning these two tales: Chizmar’s intro tells of two stories he wrote many years ago that he recently revisited with the intention of seeing them find an audience. 268 more words