Scripturient: The House on the Borderland

“But for a few touches of commonplace sentimentality [it] would be a classic of the first water.” So said H. P. Lovecraft of the 1908 novel, The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson. But, Lovecraft admitted, the book was also a major influence on his own, later work. And for good reason: it ...

Alberta Diary: Blogosphere heaves sigh of relief: ‘Canada’s Worst MP’ Rob Anders is back, for now anyway

Rob Anders in his second most famous pose, the most famous with his eyes open, with 4.5-litre hat plus circa-.45 revolver. Mr. Anders is thought to be Canada’s Worst MP and hopes to keep it that way. Below: Bow River Conservative candidates Rolly Ashdown and Martin Shields. Rob Anders to Canada: “I’m baaaaaaaaack!” It’s a ...

LeDaro: Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day let’s not celebrate wars but think of those who lost their lives. Let’s not think of producing more deadly weapons of mass destruction but let’s think of how we can bring about peaceful world. Wars are horror and destructions for all involved.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Nine signs you’ve been watching too many horror movies

You freak out whenever someone plays the top notes on the piano keyboard. You refuse to say: “Wait here, I’ll be right back.” You are with an extremely hot person of the opposite sex, who wants to gratify your most … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Clown Apocalypse: The European Atrocity

It became clear after the initial chaos, that some people had a natural immunity to the Bozo Virus. The vast majority of humans were affected, but some seemed unaffected by the clownish behaviors and grotesque physical changes caused by the … Continue reading →