Category: Always into Darkness

That darkest of places, where the monsters always win. A place where, even in the daylight, the endless night prevails.

Short stories in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece Psycho, that are … “Always into Darkness”.

The Master Race, Chapter 25

“Bone Daddy” – plot – movie adaptation …

A former chief medical examiner for the city of Chicago, Dr. William Palmer, is now a best-selling writer. “Bone Daddy”, his latest thriller, is based on a series of grisly murders the pathologist once investigated.… Read Full Article

Nosferatu [I’m so GLAAD to see you, again]

Notes on a Scandal 2—Cate Blanchett (Actor), Judi Dench (Actor), David Lynch (Director)

In the sequel, which, unlike the first movie, is more of a softcore porn flick than a seat-of-the-pants thriller. Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench reprise their roles as Sheba Hart and Barbara Covett.… Read Full Article

Nosferatu [I’m so GLAAD to meet you, again]

The English Kate. A modern-day anachronism. Beautiful tailoring on this otherwise drab vintage 1940s ladies suit. Medium weight 100% wool in a nice flecked gray tweed. No accents, whatsoever. Severe. Form fitting and figure flattering. Jacket features a nipped waist with princess seaming, oversized pockets at front, three-quarter-length sleeves, and a severe English cut [i.e., no daring plunging cleavage-baring neckline, in other words, no deep V-neck].… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 24

Jet Li’s Nameless

Sandman … Sandman … Hear me now. To this my David Lynch … A whodunit of sorts that begs your closest attention and your equally skillful intervention. Else it, I fear, will go unsolved.

A friend. A foe.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 23

Prime Suspect

 

“Shadowy figures you say.”

“Yes. Black robes with hoods. Very over the top and melodramatic. Straight out of Dunwich Horror.”

“Lady Glenda has a well-deserved reputation of the theatrical.”

The men chuckle. Seemingly laughing off the encounter. But, the significance of it is not lost on anyone in the room.… Read Full Article

Carver 2: No One, Chapter 10

Serial Killers

 

With their decrepit shopping cart nearby. They dig through a dumpster for lunch. Supplementing their kitty with twenty-dollar blowjobs.

Karen’s teeth are so filthy, they look rotten. A long, facile, dirty tongue. Long dirty ragged fingernails and toenails.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 22

Species 456 – Hobgoblins and their close kin the Goblins aka Asia’s Delights

“Suddenly you light and as suddenly go dark fellow firefly.”Chine Jo

 

“Tell me about the prophecy.”

“Theirs or ours?”

Lady Glenda smiles. Hebert is being witty.… Read Full Article

Carver 2: No One, Chapter 9

Taking Mildred Huff

Karen is in a skidrow diner. Two miles away from Sister Edy’s parish. After their first “date”, Karen decided to take in the sights. She got on a city bus and just rode it to the end of its route.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 21

Full Body Massage

“There is but one temple in the universe and that is the human body. We touch heaven when we lay our hands on it.”—Thomas Carlyle, 1840

 

The girls shake hands. There’s nothing disingenuous about their exchange.… Read Full Article