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Fiction, Haunted Houses, Shirley Jackson, Television, The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House

Author Shirley Jackson’s novel, The Haunting of Hill House, is one of the undisputed, seminal works of Gothic horror fiction. Its themes have inspired other writers, but their works have never quite attained the same visceral, emotional effect of the original. There have been several attempts at adapting the novel into the visual medium, Robert… Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House

Andromeda Falling, Fiction, Horror

Andromeda Falling (Excerpt 2…)

Unlike the landscape surrounding him, he is insubstantial. He is not of matter; he is more than immaterial; he is greater than psyche; he is beyond nous; he has become Being. He sees without eyes, without a body. And what he sees unfolding around his sight is nothing less than a blighted, barren waste land.… Continue reading Andromeda Falling (Excerpt 2…)

Andromeda Falling, Fiction, Uncategorized

Andromeda Falling (Excerpt…)

Part 1 Singularities   Chapter 1 Voices 1. There was no escape from the voices, from the cacophony of white noise in his head. Awake or asleep, they would not be silenced. The medication cocktail would quiet the voices to a drone akin to the buzzing of a million billion bees. He could almost…almost…tolerate that.… Continue reading Andromeda Falling (Excerpt…)

Fiction, Gillian Flynn, Musings, Sharp Objects, Television

Sharp Objects and Cutting Away Misconceptions of Feminism (a preview)

The Wife and I are watching the HBO limited series adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel, Sharp Objects. Concurrently, I am reading said novel. I have to say I am thoroughly enjoying and engrossed in both. My interest sparked curiosity about the book's author, and as I reviewed some of her biography, I was struck by… Continue reading Sharp Objects and Cutting Away Misconceptions of Feminism (a preview)