Sugar-Plum Fearless

Sugar-Plum Fairy leaned in the shaded doorway of Blade Runner Apartments. He'd intended to get his cock out, then urinate, but he forgot the first…


Helené Brooks

The first place I went into was called Ransohoff’s, a women’s store located on Post Street just off Union Square. I had taken an early morning…


Fetish

He breathed a heavy sigh that signified that he was done. He looked like a spent force. My husband, Chris Cleary: a man of little stamina. Well, that…


A Girl Named Ennui

ON-SCREEN, YOU WERE CARRYING HER PRIZES, HER BLACK AND WHITE SUNS SLOWLY PULLING INTO FOCUS, ORGANIZING THEMSELVES ONTO THE EDGES OF THE FRAME.…


Empty Coffins

“Of course, tales of nastiness and murder are always handed down with slavering delight from generation to generation…” --- Stephen King, Salem’s……


The Crowman

Feathering, or tarring and feathering, is a term that few people are familiar with due to its relative obscurity within lynch punishments. In brief,…


Frank and Liz

Frank sat near the top row of the covered grandstand, stroking his stubbly, gray goatee as he checked the odds on the tote board. He lit up a…


Hostess Cherry Pies

I was in and out of Philly kicking around Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. One guy I always saw had alopecia. He talked about holidays, missing booze…


Raymond, Raymond

“Big man, pig man. Ha ha, charade, you are.” --- Pink Floyd Raymond awakes from a horrible dream to the sound of dogs barking and someone pounding on…


Hershel’s Nightmare

Bettie Bundy will be performing at an abandoned factory outside of Salem. His soy-obsessed manager, Hershel Donahue, has been making preparations for…