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Days of the Week

Austin hated Sundays. He hated their liminal stillness, their uncertainties, their anticlimactic endings to the interminable work week. But most of…


Operation Triggerman: Aftermath

Addendum to the above document: The purpose of this report is to provide a postmortem of the undesirable outcome of the project that was titled…


Why Porn?

When people get a sense of my porn addiction, they often ask, “why porn?” Like, of all the things to get hooked on, porn is probably the lamest,…


COVID Diary

I met up with Renard (not his real name) in the yellow afternoon glow of an empty Union Square. He had his bike with him, trying to pick up any…


Terror House Radio, Episode #36: TrashCath (with Mike Cannon)

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Bryden Proctor welcome Mike Cannon to the show to discuss Marxism, the presidential election,…


The Legend of Forenia: The Twilight Kingdom — Chapter 1

Jed Hayes wondered how there could be snow in the middle of summer as he glanced at the small pile of white beside the tree behind him. Sitting on a…


Fragile Keepers in a Fragile World: A Review of The Fragile Keepers by Natalie Pinter

The Fragile Keepers is a fantasy novel about faeries who intrude on the lives of a group of twentysomething Californians. The time setting is now,…


His Robot Wife Files for Divorce

Zach received notice from an attorney that his wife, a robot, was suing for divorce. “This is the lowest point in my life,” he told his boss at work.…


“Westylvania’s Ghost Town” and “A Summer Drive”

Westylvania's Ghost Town June Green trees on rolling Appalachian hills Double wides. Little red brick farmhouses. Amish built barns 30 years in…


Swim at Your Own Risk: Stephen King’s “The Raft”

Assemble a group of teenagers, isolate the youths in a remote location, and have a blade wielding maniac poach them one by one. This simple formula…