Comet Press Selects my “Out Hunting for Teeth” in YEAR’S BEST HARDCORE HORROR: VOLUME 2 . . . & other news

From Day One, this week has gone from crawling-through-glass futility to swinging-from-the-chandelier joy—and hoping the chandelier doesn’t crash down and become another hazardous shatter. I’ll save you some Sunday time by simply listing the Good News. Thanks to editors Randy Chandler and Cheryl Mullenax, my short story “Out Hunting for Teeth” made the cut for […]

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I Am Providence by Nick Mamatas

I Am Providence Nick Mamatas Night Shade Books August 9, 2016 Reviewed by William Grabowski In the wake of the November 2015 decision to retire the likeness of H.P. Lovecraft from its 40-year tenure atop the World Fantasy Award, Nick Mamatas’s latest novel looms over the cultural mulch like a punchy stand-up comic. Those seated […]

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The Incantations of Daniel Johnston

The Incantations of Daniel Johnston A Graphic Novel by Ricardo Cavolo Written by Scott McClanahan Two Dollar Radio July 5, 2016 A Trade Paperback Original: $16.99 U.S. Reviewed by William Grabowski Though I can’t recall what came first—reading about Scott McClanahan, or reading one of his books—I can without hesitation say the emotional resonance induced […]

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Metanoia: Report on Probability #2

Lada Terra/Venus/T+1.327   Deren stood watching the east horizon’s dirty yellow smudge, lightning popping inside clouds of sulfur like neurons in some titanic mind. Forcing himself to the west viewport, he gazed across fewer than a hundred meters of cracked gray slate, where loomed Venera 24, a metallic abstract simultaneously broiled, dissolved, and squashed—even three […]

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