Everything I Wish You Never Told Me: A Review of Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng (Abacus, 2014) The winner of the Amazon Book of the Year, the Massachusetts Book Award, the Alex Award…


This is the Night I Will Roll My Eyes in Incredulity: A Review of This is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire by Nick Flynn

This is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire by Nick Flynn (Norton, 2020) The American Baby Boomers who once worshiped Elvis and the Rolling Stones…


Cosmonauts, Nazis, and Hollywood, Oh My! Stanley Kubrick and Conspiracy Theories

If you’ve been reading Terror House and following my film reviews (I know there’s one of you), you might have read my analysis on the conspiracy…


Cultural Hamletism

“As I perchance hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on" Hamlet (1.5. 179-180) Hamlet, in Hamlet, has a bit of a problem. His…


Everything That’s Evolving in The Matrix: Resurrections (and What’s Become Recessive)

There’s a problem with sci-fi purists. But purists were bashing Matrix: Resurrections before it hit theaters. I was skeptical of the skepticism.…


Beyond Your Imagination: An Interview with Mencius Moldbugman

Tomorrow, Terror House Press will release its 38th book: Unsqualified Preservations by Mencius Moldbugman, a humor- and horror-themed short story…


Chosen By God: A Review of Frailty

It is a peculiar feeling to be chosen by God. To go beyond the veil and have one's life touched by forces unknown to most men. It is a feeling I am…


The Eternal Against the Temporal: A Review of Catholicism — A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Robert Barron

Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Robert Barron (Image, 2011) This is a beautifully-written work, extolling the virtues of…


On Grifting

I’ve been fairly fortunate in being able to write and put out work consistently through many channels. I’ve sold rights to short stories, I’ve had…


How Good Are the Best Pornos of All Time?

I remember it well. Someone had clued me in on the existence of a long gone “Golden Age of Porn.” A time of “porno chic,” when robust plots, French…