March 2017 archive

Dark Visitor

She’s not leaving any time soon. (Image from Xuh on deviantArt)

The Secret Life of Rats

The rats know not what they do.   Seriously, I think this picture is hilarious even though I’m respectful, for the most part, of religious imagery. If the Mickey had a more Christ-like expression on his face, that would be crossing the line for me. But as it is, it’s just goofy.

Werecrow

She never thought she’d turn into a Werecrow zombie.

Gilgamesh [Reading Challenge 2017]

Gilgamesh, a New English Version Freepress, 2004 Adapted by Stephen Mitchell Challenge #11: A Book Written Before 1700 (Note: I am reading and blogging these Challenge books out of order) Gilgamesh is one of the oldest pieces of fiction in human history. I chose it to read for the “Ye Olde Book Shoppe” — a …

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The Eyes Have It

I’m not much of a costumer, mainly due to time constraints. But golly I do I appreciate them… and appreciating vintage SF and horror movies, I like eyes… preferably floating or ambulatory. These eye candy pics (hee hee, did I make a pun?)  bring out both of my passions.   German costumes. “We come in …

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Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer [Reading Challenge 2017]

Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007 Laini Taylor Challenge #6: Out of the Park at First Bat (Note: I am reading and blogging these Challenge books out of order) I’ve gotta say I have a lot of problems with post-Harry Potter YA books — the ones published after that first big boom. …

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Medusa Revealed

I have a long-running fascination with Medusa the Gorgon. I’ve often wondered about this and was glad someone had the balls to draw it.

Immigration and Easter Animals

bunnies for immigration

As a writer of the profane and fantastic (erotica, horror, fantasy, science fiction) I often take inspiration from the world around me and from the amazing city I live in. But there is no way I can turn the following news into a story, because it’s just so indicative of the current regime’s vile policies. …

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Junction True [Review]

Junction True Top Shelf Productions, 2015 Ray Fawkes, writer; Vince Locke, illustrator   Junction Total is a technosex horror thriller set in a near future world, or perhaps a sideways-in-time version of this one, where hipsters and goths maintain constant connection to their blogs and blog audiences. The latest pursuit among the cream of them …

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Photo Inspiration

Sometimes the stories write themselves…