Britney's pronunciation of "no" in "...Baby One More Time" vs. Avril's pronunciation of "pose" in "Complicated."
VERY cool of @GamehausCafe to provide these MacBooks to play BATTLESHIP on: http://t.co/TvWEKlvhPa
I hope this means that traditional Irish Catholics will FINALLY be allowed to march in the Gay Pride Parade. #WorkItFather
The tweet by @stickfigurehero I just RT'd is a sharp, thoughtful slam against gay marriage opponents and it's a FART JOKE. #vulgar4good
Ireland votes "yes" on gay marriage. Yet another victory in the sinister gay agenda to affect traditional marriage in no way whatsoever.

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Wed, Oct 25


31 HORROR STORIES -- "The Autopsy" (1980)

@ 1:00 PM

Michael Motherfucking Shea.

I know there are Stephen King, Clive Barker, Harlan Ellison, Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison and Richard Matheson fans. And they deserve 'em, 'cuz they're all so good.

But Michael Shea is, in my opinion, the best horror/fantasy writer working today. It helps that he's also one of the best WRITERS, period.

Don't believe me? Read "The Mines of Behemoth" section of THE INCOMPLEAT NIFFT, especially the section about Nifft's entry into Hell. Or the novella I, SAID THE FLY. Or THE COLOUR OUT OF TIME, a "sequel" to Lovecraft that H.P. would've been proud of.

And his short stories! "The Extra", "The Horror on the Number 33", and the hilarious/gory "Uncle Tuggs". All of these are collected in a book called POLYPHEMUS, which is where I first discovered Shea back in high school. And he keeps getting better.

I'm not even saying "The Autopsy" is his best, because it's impossible for me to choose. And I don't want to ruin the relentless, holy-shit-this-isn't-happening-oh-fuck-it-is horror of the story. Let's just say it features the most heroic, and violent, method I've ever seen for stopping an alien invasion.

Talk to the cancer.



 
 
   
   
   
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