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Deliberate Human Combustion and its Spontaneous Explanations

“Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating” – Carl von Clausewitz

It’s important to have hopes and dreams.  2,006 more words

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The Somnibus by Craig McGray | #Horror #Occult #Fiction #Novel @C_McGray_Author

The Somnibus

Craig McGray

Be safe tonight…

After the loss of his parents in a horrific accident, Michael Black is left to put the shattered pieces of his life back together. 153 more words

Horror

The Best Speech Never Given: Phantom of the Continental Congress

“Bad literature is a form of treason” – Joseph Brodsky

I don’t know about you, but when I’m plotting treason against the King, I find it very important to know who is in the room.  3,550 more words

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The Edge of Darkness

Will the last dance truly last forever? If you choose to dance with the devil it may well do so…as Florence finds out when she agrees to a dangerous liasion with Old Nick Mephistopheles. 880 more words

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REVIEW - Darling (2015)

As you may recall, I wrote very positively about the two Mickey Keating films that I’ve seen to date – Pod and Ritual. The former was a tense exploration of psychosis, fear, and family bonds, and the latter showed Keating’s potential as a genre film heavy-hitter. 548 more words

Horror

Gallipoli Dowsing: When Falling from a Great Height, Try Flapping Your Arms

“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water” – W. H. Auden

World War I’s Gallipoli campaign pretty much sucked for everybody involved.  The initial point was to secure the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkish Thrace, allowing Allied navies access to the Black Sea, hopefully opening a pathway for the capture of the Ottoman Empire’s capital in Constantinople.  1,797 more words

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Jabberwocky in the House of Uncommons: The Honorable Apparition of Sir Carne Rasch

“I work for myself, which is fun. Except when I call in sick, I know I’m lying” – Rita Rudner

Sir Frederic Carne Rasch (1847-1914) was a respected, hardworking conservative British politician.  3,091 more words

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