What Therapy Feels Like and Developing an Idea

I know. I'm the worst. It's going to take me a week to get back into the swing of things. But in the meantime... So I'm just mindlessly scrolling and this happens. And you guys? Oh my god I want every fucking therapist in the whole world to see this and I need, I need … Continue reading What Therapy Feels Like and Developing an Idea

Weighted Blankets and Roar-Barks

I know. Twice in one day? You lucky bastards. Two things: 1. I was unaware of the existence of this truly delicious little freak show until perusing and open-minded skeptic's examination of the Skinwalker Ranch phenomena. This thing was posited as one potential explanation for the Skinwalker sightings. And I hate it. Frankly, it's the … Continue reading Weighted Blankets and Roar-Barks

Astonishing Legends and Japanese Ghost Boys

So anybody ever had sleep paralysis? Are you familiar with sleep paralysis? There's a “documentary” which is basically a horror film for anyone who's ever had sleep paralysis. I mean, there is so much literature, so much lore, so many cold scientific examinations of the phenomenon, so many emotional artistic expressions from people who've experienced … Continue reading Astonishing Legends and Japanese Ghost Boys

Horror Movies and Query Letters

So I was having a comment-versation with a reader and we were discussing the psychopath on Dark Tourist who runs the haunted house attraction where he's allowed to physically assault you and makes you sign things beforehand that say you won't sue him for doing so, blah blah blah. This guy:   I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Horror Movies and Query Letters