Category «Rants & Rambling»

So Long, and Thanks for the DEVIL FETUS

Our oldest son was in town for a couple of weeks in May. He just completed his junior year at a prominent state university (identities concealed to protect the innocent) and was home to visit with family and friends before heading off to his first bona fide internship. We had a couple of weeks together. …

Return to Richard Laymon’s THE BEAST HOUSE

The Beast House was published in 1986, roughly six years after Richard Laymon’s debut novel The Cellar. It is part two of what is now referred to as The Beast House Trilogy, easy to find in electronic and newer paperback editions thanks to Amazon picking up Leisure’s catalog of titles after the Dorchester implosion in …

Rest In Peace Bernie Wrightson

I was just getting ready to wrap up an already late night when I read on a friend’s feed that Bernie Wrightson passed away. His wife Liz posted the news on his Facebook page and website tonight in a touching and comprehensive obituary. The artist spent the past few years beset with illness, in a …