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. I’m having a couple of plays read this Thursday 1/15 at Gumbo Fiction Salon as part of their Mardi Gras show. My short scripts “Loa Guys and Voodoo Dolls” and “Whiskey at the Neon Cypress” both take place on the bayou and are peppered with NOLA tidbits, alligators and a little Voodoo. There will […]

. Looking for a movie that’s a little off the beaten path to watch this holiday season? Maybe a little bit dark? Maybe a little bit sinister? Here are a few films to add a little Noir to your Noel. CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE, 1944 – A lonely child that lives in a fantasy […]

Cthulhu’s Pizza Kitchen

October 27th, 2014

Tentacle humor – just like TEN TENTACLES.  

. TEN TENTACLES, a new chapbook of scary stories about squidly things, is now available – Just in time for Halloween! A friendly monster found in a dark alley. A tavern that exists between the planes of reality. A tentacle under a boardwalk. These are but a few of the oddities you’ll find in this […]

Reloaded – Out Today!

September 10th, 2013

. Out today from the good people at Shotgun Honey and One Eye Press – RELOADED (Both Barrels) volume 2 Featuring my story “The Last Croak” And a whole lot of other great words. Buy it. .

. I was a fan of Richard Matheson before I had any idea who he was. My first exposure to his work was when I saw William Shatner get terrorized by the gremlin in the TWILIGHT ZONE episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” written by and adapted from a short story by Richard Matheson. Still one […]

. Because I know people have been clamoring for this information, here are (in my opinion) the ten best Stephen King film adaptations: Carrie (1976) Creepshow (1982) The Dead Zone (1983) Stand By Me (1986) Misery (1990) The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The Night Flier (1997) Riding the Bullet (2004) 1408 (2007) The Mist (2007) Honorable […]

Strange Aeons & Free Hot Dogs

August 20th, 2012

. Happy Birthday H.P. Lovecraft! Here’s a short play about Cthulhu. Or about politics. Or about Hot dogs. — STRANGE AEONS AND FREE HOT DOGS By John Weagly (Lights up. A neighborhood block party. PHILIPA sits behind a table covered with pamphlets and other handouts. HESTER enters.) PHILIPA: Have you decided who you want to […]

A little Flash Fiction for the holiday. . TRICK OR TREATING IN A SUNKEN CITY Great Cthulhu slept, dreaming Dreaming of a time when he would rule again. Dreaming of the worship and madness that would be his once more. Dreaming of his bold, new, terrifying reign. But then the doorbell rang. And the dreams […]

Some Favorite Horror Movies

October 21st, 2009

Since Halloween is right around the corner, here’s a list of 25 of my favorite horror movies.  I won’t say they’re my “Top” 25, since I find that lists like that always change.  Also, some of these aren’t what I consider “The Best,” just ones that I like. In Chronological Order: Freaks (1932) The Island […]

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