Category «Rants & Rambling»

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 …

Finished BLOOD MERIDIAN, Medicated for Depression

I finished Cormac McCarthy’s BLOOD MERIDIAN. I did this because I dearly love his novel THE ROAD. Furthermore, that book seemed to have a point, a plot, a grim redemption. Alas, BLOOD MERIDIAN had no such thing. Years of people telling me BLOOD MERIDIAN was the ultimate horror novel ended up pissing me off. This …

A Quick Note on Buzz Balls

So, my wife — on very rare occasion — drinks these things called Buzz Balls. I drink beer. That’s my thing these days. I used to drink all manner of shit till all hours of the night, but I’ve tempered my behavior in my advancing years. So, I drink beer. She drinks wine, or these …