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Shitty Craft In Action: The ULTIMATE Junkie Jewellery

Just to prove that I practice what I preach, this necklace will be forming part of my performance attire. Its history and construction have imbued it with certain powers, and I want them on me. 185 more words


The Angry Spirit of Castle Slawensik: An Open Letter to Poltergeists

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” – George Bernard Shaw

Hey, poltergeists.  Would you stop throwing stuff, knocking about, and frightening folks and explain yourselves?  1,604 more words


Love Song from the Grave: Balthazzarini, Henry III, and N.G. Bach

“Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions” – Anais Nin

Henry III, Duke of Anjou and King of France from 1574 A.D. 1,657 more words


Wine of Desire

By the light of a fire burning bright

The Lady sought love in the night

Desire ignited within her dark eyes

She went to him with innocent guise… 103 more words


Jack of the Lantern: In Search of Transcendental Loopholes

“I was half lawyer; I always noticed the loopholes.” ― Rachel Hartman

As soon as humanity buckled down and got serious about this whole civilization thing, we started writing laws and forming bureaucracies.  751 more words


The Goblin Jesuit of Lopatcong: Ghosts Believe in You

“Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck” – George Carlin

I’m not a firm believer in any particular celestial force, more an “any port in a karmic storm” agnostic, but it seems like good existential policy to me to foresake any overt sacrilege or intentionally poking any specific deity in the eye.  2,100 more words


An Afterlife Buddy System: The Preternatural Pact of Bezuel and Desfontaines

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance” – Henry David Thoreau

Halloween approaches, and as the veil between the living and the dead grows thin our thoughts inevitably turn towards our own mortality.  1,605 more words