Don't even THINK that. Oh God please no. https://t.co/L0TQXbS6Rc
That's...a genuinely cool idea? Huh. https://t.co/uP2mKXbcci
BevMo! is a perfect store name 'cuz it's how a seriously drunk person would demand more booze.
Make it feel happy and safe and not sad? https://t.co/aNEXxTAJzr

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Fri, Oct 20


31 HORROR STORIES -- "The Boarded Window" (1906)

@ 1:00 PM

Ambrose Bierce. His "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" got H.P. Lovecraft's blood a-boiling. Being the Ramones to the whole Cthulhu Mythos alone gets him on this list. But, again, he's got so many to choose from.

Fuck it, I'm choosing this. And all because of the last two sentences. It's one thing to have Bierce's gift for casually describing horror head-on (a favorite: "A man though naked may be dressed in rags", describing a hideously mutilated corpse). Here, he tells a folksy, outdoors-y tale of the frontier. Nothing seems all too horrible -- until those last...two...sentences.



 
 
   
   
   
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