Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Slender Man

The Slender Man     “Create paranormal images.” That was the message in June 2009 on a new forum thread at Something Awful, a humor site for people who joke about Dungeons & Dragons, porn, 3-D printers, etc. Victor Surge, whose real … Continue reading

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Campaign and Discomfort

Campaign and Discomfort (dedicated to Dorothy Parker, who named her poodle Cliche)     America, are you having difficulty with electoral dysfunction? Have you been feeling listless and generally lacking renewable energy? I know, achieving and maintaining an election can be hard, … Continue reading

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Columbus Day: a Tale of Horror

Columbus Day: a Tale of Horror     In fourteen hundred and ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue, it’s what we all were taught in school. That part is true, but he didn’t discover America, never set foot here. He probably didn’t … Continue reading

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My Smart House

My Smart House by Earnest Prankheimer     I was one of fortune’s few selected to Beta test the new SmartHouse [TM] by HomeTech. There are radio frequency chips (RFIDs) in everything from the refrigerator to the house plants, communicating data to … Continue reading

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