Category Archives: scary stuff

What scares you

As someone who’s watched horror films for most of his life, I’m not really all that easily scared.  I was scared out of my wits by The Exorcist (the edited-for-television version, no less) as a kid, and more recently, both … Continue reading

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Books to come

As I wind up this year’s reading (books 49 and 50 are being read right now), I thought I’d blog a bit about three books that are high on my to-read list for 2012.  One is a reread, another is … Continue reading

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Karen Black Friday

Let it be known that henceforth, the day after Thanksgiving will be known as Karen Black Friday.  A viewing of Trilogy of Terror will be mandatory.  Honestly, I think I’d rather face an army of the Zuni fetish dolls than … Continue reading

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The Sentinel

I enjoyed Jeremy Bishop’s post apocalyptic novel Torment – a book about a world overrun by zombie like creatures after a nuclear war (see my post on this book here,) It was the first book I read this year and … Continue reading

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That was Paranormal State

The other night, Heidi and I finished watching all 85 episodes of A&E’s Paranormal State via Netflix.  The show follows Penn State’s Paranormal Research Society, founded by PRS director and minor Twitter celebrity Ryan Buell, as they investigate sites across … Continue reading

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Three books

Amidst everything else going on this spring, I’m proud to say that I really am keeping up on my reading. Sadly, I’m not keeping up on blogging my progress. I set myself a private goal of reading 30 books this … Continue reading

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Year of 25 Books: #17 – A Gathering of Crows

We’ve all seen them – those rural small towns that seem to be hanging on by a thread (and likely a prayer.) Western Iowa, in particular, is littered with them. But what makes a a struggling town a ghost town? … Continue reading

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