Tag Archives: Literature

Seven years for Seveneves

I have enjoyed some Neal Stephenson novels in my time.  Cryptonomicon and Quicksilver, if we’re going to name names. His new novel Seveneves is ready for ingestion. However, the book’s informational blurb came with the line “a grand story of annihilation … Continue reading

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Terror and Wonder at The British Library

I don’t think I’ll make it over to London by January 20th, but this looks pretty cool if you happen to be nearby. Two hundred rare objects trace 250 years of the Gothic tradition, exploring our enduring fascination with the mysterious, … Continue reading

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He’s just a Poe boy from a Poe family

Edgar Allan Poe was born January 19, 1809.  He wrote some stuff.  Then he left. Here’s the quick and dirty version: He’s got a VLOG too.  Who’d of thunk it?  That Poe really gets around. I kind of like this … Continue reading

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Zombie Babies and Boneshakers: A Rambling, Shambling Sort Of Post

I’m sitting here pondering zombie infants.  You just don’t see them that often. I suppose they are small and they don’t eat that much thereby not drawing much attention.  On the other hand, they could air drop atop your head … Continue reading

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Pioneers of the Post A: A Zombie Blogwalk Post

Once again, there is a plethora of zombie whitsits and whatsats for you to peruse. Check out my page for the full list of participants.  Make sure to check them all out after you read my little verbal zombie fantasies. … Continue reading

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Prelude to the Deep Ones

It’s been a very wet summer over here.  I wouldn’t think much of it, besides the fact that I am constantly drenched and spend all of my time drying out running shoes (really digging those Vivobarefoot Evos) and fluff drying … Continue reading

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Free Books

Everyone loves free e books, am I right? All the better if the books are century old medical texts.  And curiosities.  Lets not forget the curiosities. Check out this short (4) list of old weird tomes. “Epitaphs from the old … Continue reading

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Great Literature? Close Enough

Here’s a link to a publisher of apocalyptic fiction, including zombies. Haven’t read any of them, but thought I would pass it along for the aficionados out there.

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Towel Day

“He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. ”  Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) Wednesday, May 25th. Towel Day is an annual … Continue reading

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Tales of Horror

Irish Tales, to be precise. I was heading into the abyss of a government office and felt that I should prepare myself for the inevitable wait time.  Even with a laptop and smart phone, I knew that my best defense … Continue reading

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