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In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 12: Why Did I Join the Military?

She Beats You Because She Loves You People around us knew that my mother regularly, almost every day, beat me or my brother, and more often both of…


“Rabbits on the Grass” and “In Public”

Rabbits on the Grass The half overflows, all disappears nothing‘s sacred a man knows me, in the crisis nothing‘s sacred the legs left me, let me…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 18: Grandpa Pete

Lately, I have been begging off my Sunday brunches at Grandpa Pete’s. I hesitated going straight to the front door. I walked over to the living room…


“Executive Overstay,” “Wag Us,” and “The Blimps”

Executive Overstay "They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds." --- Mexican proverb He wasn't going to leave. It hit us like a virus when…


Ghost House

I took the boat out a couple weeks ago to see my friend Ralph on one of the islands that dot the bay. I passed a long peninsula where empty houses…


In the Meekest Dreamery

the dreamed red sun of the morning--- thus I get tender letters. On wings of the morning glow--- I fly into lands of butterfly-like hearts. In my…


6 to 6: Arivaca

Debora Hunter, 389 W. Rillito Drive, is seven feet tall; her head eclipses the sun. She doubles over to get in my cab, her face a sad skull with…


Special Coronavirus Sale: All Terror House Books on Sale for 19% Off Through April 3

Coronavirus (also known as Wuhan Flu, Chinese Flu, or COVID-19) is currently rampaging across the globe, with thousands of people killed and many…


The Dystopian Genre is Dead

One of the inspirations for my upcoming novella The Pilgrim’s Digress was the realization that the time of the dystopian genre in the West has come…


Terror House Radio, Episode #11: Don’t Drive Drunk Tonight (with Bo)

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Bryden Proctor welcome Bo to the show to discuss Soviet homosexuality, the coronavirus…