Blind Voices

In the age of science there lived a small boy, trapped in the body of an oafish man. The boy read like a wolf howls, like a moon beams, but one day his attention was caught by another interest, as so often happens with small boys. The boy went on an epic quest through film noir,... Continue Reading →

Ellison Wonderland

by Harlan Ellison “There is no home, if there is no rest. There is no rest if there is no Home.” These tales are like that black and white cigarette commercial from The Simpsons--“I don't know what's in 'em; I just know I can't stop smoking 'em.” Story after story pounds the brain, and you'll... Continue Reading →

Christine

by Stephen King If being a kid is about learning how to live, then being a grown-up is about learning how to die. Young Arnold Cunningham is riding shotgun with his buddy Dennis when they pass a rotting heap of a Plymouth Fury junked on the side of the road, displaying a reluctant For Sale... Continue Reading →

Something Wicked This Way Comes

by Ray Bradbury ‘Boy!’ yelled Will. ‘Folks run like they thought the storm was here!’ ‘It is!’ shouted Jim. ‘Us!’ Jim and Will, two thirteen-year-old boys, are filled with wonder as a mysterious carnival unpacks itself before their eyes during one of their midnight (3am) excursions from the house. The two have contrasting personalities but are... Continue Reading →

Fearie Tales

by Various Authors (Stephen Jones - Editor) (on fairies) “But they can’t have memories. They don’t know their name. Don’t have a favourite smell or sound, a longed-for taste or a book in which they might lose themselves. They have nothing.” Peter Crowther – "The Artemis Line" Based on the tales of the brothers Grimm,... Continue Reading →

Horns

by Joe Hill “Maybe all the schemes of the devil were nothing compared to what men could think up.” On the anniversary of his girlfriend’s sadistic murder, a young man finds himself growing horns which cause those around him to speak more candidly and act much closer to their base instincts than allowed in civilized... Continue Reading →

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