Book Review: Experimental Film – by Gemma Files

I love a horror story with a nice slow burning, bone grinding plot. Some stories attempt this and utterly fail. But some do pull it off, the dread builds layer by layer drawing you deeper and deeper into the glorious bleakness. I just finished reading one such novel that accomplished this task of unstoppable yet […]

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Sunglasses Lakes!

Here is another shot from that hike up Winchester Mountain. These are the Twin Lakes. From the top of Winchester they look like a pair of sunglasses. My car is parked in the lot between those two lakes.

January Stuff From the Internet!

It’s time for this month’s collections of cool stuff I’ve come across on the internet. Modern History of Horror and Weird Fiction First up this month is an essay on the history of modern horror and weird fiction written by my very favorite author: Laird Barron. Laird has been a driving influence in the genre […]

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Mt. Larrabee

Here is another hiking shot from the end of the fall hiking season up hear in Washington State. It was only a few weeks after this shot was taken when the snow rolled in, making many hikes in my area unreachable with my vehicle. I do not have 4 wheel drive. This is Mt Larrabee […]

Dark Tower Re-Read – Part 3: The Talisman

Be sure to check out the previous posts in this series: Part 1: The Movie Part 2: The Gunslinger Are you ready for the next installment of the Great Dark Tower Re-Read? Right here and now?! (The words echo across the vast plain before you and bounce back from the granite cliffs in the distance. […]

Joe’s Photo of the Week – You Schmuck

This week I figured I’d share something a little different for my Photo of the Week. Living in the Pacific North West as many perks; and one of them is only being hours away from where The Goonies was filmed! Name that scene! Here are my wife and son standing outside of the jail, which […]

January Writer Update

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

Happy New Year! New Groups Since last time I’ve joined a little writer group. Once or twice a week we get together and just write. It’s a wonderful group of fun writer folks, most of whom I met going to write-ins during NaNoWriMo. I’m thinking about trying out another local writer workshop group as well. […]

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I wanted to start this year off with a bang and share my very favorite recent shot. This was taken a couple months back at a night photography workshop I attended. The white light is a fellow photographer’s headlamp. All of the red light is also from the other photographer’s head lamps. […]