Category Archives: writing

“SOMAT(IC) #1 – Unleashed!!!”

After centuries of waiting, the official release of SOMAT(IC) #1 is here! Set to take on corporate greed, irresponsible governance, and the forces that would continue to dumb down and stultify the population, this slim volume is a battle cry, … Continue reading

Posted in art, politics, satire, writing, zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Serialized Novella: ALLEN TOMBES – FIRE FROM WATER (Chapters 27 – 31)”

[When we last left our band of youngsters, they had been attacked by a phantom, who looked quite a bit like a witch who they thought had been killed! Though a couple of guards had been attacked by the creature, … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, horror, serial stories, urban fantasy, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Friday the 13th, 2017 (True Stories of Domestic Bliss)” by Richard F. Yates

As I place my toaster pastry in the toasting device, I’m singing my newest song, “Battle of the Redneck Weasel Cats,” and several weasel cats are swarming by my legs trying to trip me as I sing. Mariah (“The Boss”) … Continue reading

Posted in absurdism, humor, writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Read a Damn Book – 053: Carnacki, The Ghost Finder”

Since I was a little kid, I’ve suffered from insomnia. In the late, late hours of the night, I usually read, and a few years ago, my wife bought me a back-lit e-reader. (It’s a fancy, name brand machine, but … Continue reading

Posted in books, ghosts, horror, reading, reading lists, reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Read a Damn Book – 052: Ranma ½ Volume 1”

I’ve been at this book review gig for about eight months now, and it’s an absurd crime that I haven’t reviewed a single transgender martial arts comedy comic yet… Slacking. That’s the only thing I can call it… Rumiko Takahashi … Continue reading

Posted in books, comics, humor, martial arts, reading, reading lists, reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Bigfoot (Part 6)” by Randy Long

[In the last episode, our hero learned that the Bigfoot people will let certain humans come to their world, but that they never let them LEAVE! We now return to the exciting story, already in progress!!! —RFY] We told Bill, … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, bigfoot, fiction, stories, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Read a Damn Book – 051: The Status Civilization”

Robert Sheckley – The Status Civilization (1960) As I mentioned in my review of The Robot Who Looked Like Me, Robert Sheckley is one of my favorite authors. He was particularly adept at presenting vicious social criticism under a veneer … Continue reading

Posted in books, humor, reviews, satire, science fiction, social critique, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment