Demon Pilgrim

In the game Awkward Family Photos, one of the pics shows a family of four. You can safely ignore the parents and one of the kids, but the kid off to the left? Keep an eye on that ghoul. He’s wearing a mask. In the age of COVID-19, the presence of this article might set […]

Extreme Exfoliation

Will likes to play the adventure/horror game Dead by Daylight. He was talking about an attack technique and described surreptitiously getting behind someone and spinning his chainsaw. I thought he said the technique was called back rubbing. It was actually called “back revving,” as in revving one’s chainsaw to scare the bejesus out of a […]

Better Welts

I got several striped welts on my outer forearms from trimming weeds, this from a combination of lack of protective arm coverings and the tendency for my high-velocity spinning trimmer head to assist pebbles to self-actualize their ordinance-in-David’s-slingshot dreams.  Some of my welts are raised, as though I were branded. They look pretty gnarly. Though […]

Coroner Trucking

Dale walked along the side of his rig, his steel-toed boots crunching through the gravel (a weighty trade from the Nike joggers he’d worn during his rounds as an ER physician), right hand running with a light touch along the white, glossy surface of the steel and aluminum sidewalls of the trailer, fingertips bumping over […]