Making Funny Horror is Hard (but Snatchers did its damnedest)

Making Funny Horror is Hard (but Snatchers did its damnedest)

The nice folks at SeFijaOnline.com let me in on some of their screenings and screeners, if I agree to write a little review. Sometimes they're great (hey, i got to see both chapters of IT that way. Most recently, they gave me a copy of Snatchers, a weird little comedyhorror thing, kind of a cross...

The weirdness of WolfCop and licensed stuff in general

The weirdness of WolfCop and licensed stuff in general

If you’re not watching The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs over on Shudder (in fact, if you’re not subscribing to Shudder for just a few buck a month in general), you’re missing out. After a slow start a few years ago, this AMC-owned all-horror-and-suspense streaming service has got enough...

Yes, I wrote a fitness book. Please stop laughing.

Yes, I wrote a fitness book. Please stop laughing.

Writing for a living means you get to write lots of things. And apart from the spooky stuff, the coaching, and the ghosting ... I've been the editor.curatorwriter of publications for doctors for about eight years now -- audio and print. My editorship of Diabetes Insight was one of teh best gigs i...

The joy and horror of rewrite and the dancing bear

The joy and horror of rewrite and the dancing bear

A while back -- we're talking months now -- I thought about polishing up my very first novel, now fully 40 years old, and re-releasing it as part of this new Patreon gig I keep talking about. So I forced myself to pull the yellowed paperback -- literally, yellowed with age, it's been that long and...