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The Ambush, Part 3: The Surveillance; or, The Vigil Over the Dead

I had a grand production in local media (and even social media, going so far as to make a Facebook Event page for it, to which tens of people…


Early Memories

No, not that one. Bit too tubby. Nah, she's too brown. Nope, fucked-up teeth. Okay, here we go. Ah yeah, she's gorgeous. Mumbling to himself, Will…


Terror House Radio, Episode #59: ALL CAPS COOMER

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Bryden Proctor discuss literature, philosophy, film, music, and more. The show will air live…


Belated Eulogy to E.B.G.

Ellie, you left. My cousin, you left unanswered questions and we can only wonder what you would reply. Nothingness fills up the space in your…


At Time, on Tune

We parted on bad terms, Grandad and I. He wasn’t a blood relation, more of an in-law, but he was ‘Grandad’ to all of us all the same. And one evening…


The Shadow Men, Part 3 — Excerpt 1

September 1931 The broadcaster’s voice came through clearly from the oak brown Atwater Kent radio sitting in the corner of John’s house. Marlon had a…


“You Gotta Be Rich to Die There,” “Surgery,” and “Elastic Band”

You Gotta Be Rich to Die There The rich and famous don’t even croak the same as us. They have their own place. The Motion Picture & Television…


Megaron, Part 1

I. It was long before the Crisis of the 21st Century, the years of our Lord 2020 and 2021, that my story really began. It was before the Virus and…


Seamstress “The Big Breasts”

---Come on, husband, you have to come with me to the seamstress “The Big Breasts,” and stay in the car, in double file, if we can't find a place to…


The Elevator Cab

Maisie Lipton peered down from her sixth-floor window at a middle-aged woman sitting on the freezing ridge of one of the Dakota’s courtyard…