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Where strange fact and stranger fiction collide

Who was Ambrose Bierce? Part III

OK Back to Bierce. Even though our friends at Black Clock Audio Tales have moved on from Bierce July to August Derleth August (Next month hear me defend both Derleth … Continue reading

August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Who was Ambrose Bierce Part I

    About ten years ago I was living in Southern California and one evening I got a call from my parents. They were watching Jeopardy and the final Jeopardy … Continue reading

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mushroom and Fungus Horror Stories

  It’s October in the Pacific Northwest, and you all know what that means. No, I am not talking about Pumpkin Spice in everybody’s coffee, well OK, yeah that too, … Continue reading

October 21, 2018 · 11 Comments

HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos Timeline

    The idea of making a Lovecraft/Cthulhu Mythos time line came from my friend Derek M. Koch, and I would like to thank him for his suggestion. I know … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Difference Between Red Sonya and Red Sonja and why it is Important.

  Unless you are a pulp fiction expert or a comic book person you may not know that there is a difference between Red Sonya and Red Sonja. Maybe you … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · 4 Comments

How Signature Weapons Help Define a Character. Part 2.

    Well looks like due to my work schedule and other projects that this is going to be part 2 out of 3.   The Shadow and matched .45 … Continue reading

June 23, 2018

The Heroines Journey: The Monomyth with a Feminine Prospective Part 2

    It’s been nearly a year since I wrote The Heroines Journey: The Monomyth with a Feminine Prospective Part 1, and only now am I getting around to writing … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Cthulhu Critters Part 5: Shoggoths.

  Shoggoths are the big bad of the Cthulhu Mythos. They are the toughest and most deadly creature that doesn’t take the name god in all of the stories. In … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017 Davies Part 2.

Yesterday I posted Part 1 of the 2017 Davies. I focused mainly on TV, today we are going to cover who I think are the winners this year in print, … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Read Brian Wood’s DMZ before it is too late

  There are a handful of comic books that capture elements of our present political zeitgeist. Most were written years or even decades ago.  They include Tansmopolitan, The Watchmen, Army@Love, … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment