Category: Satire, Parody, and Other Things I Use Incorrectly

Probably why you came here.

5 Cover Songs Better Than the Originals

We live in a world of remakes. All of our favorite movies and TV shows as kids are being remade, usually with horrifying results. This is a recycled society. Anything is fair game for the maw of Hollywood to chew up and swallow before…

Top Issues for Presidential Election Are Economy, Cthulhu

A new study shows that the top issues discussed by both Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates are the economy and the possible rising of Cthulhu. Dr. Herbert West, a Professor at Miskatonic University in¬†Massachusetts, has spent the last four months compiling data from every…

9 Stupid Facts About the US Government

I find politics absolutely absurd in this day and age. Part of it is the mouth-frothing vehemence that people exhibit when holding to their views (or, rather, the views their party tells them they should have). Another part of it is due to what…

The Clone Wars

I’m Getting Really Tired of My Clone In the beginning it was rather nice. We were into all of the same books, the same movies, liked the same restaurants. We’d take turns going to work or cleaning the house. And he was always brutally…

They Just Don’t Riot Like They Used To

I remember watching the Los Angeles Riots in the early nineties. As a kid in East Tennessee, it might as well have been footage from Mars. I’d never seen anything even remotely resembling the bubbling anger and resentment that poured into the streets and…

Nazi-Butt Kicking: A Review of Captain America

When I was kid growing up in the eighties, there were two things I knew with absolute certainty: (1) I was fat and awkward (2) America was the good guys in the world

405 – A Story for Carmageddon

In honor of Carmageddon and the closing of the 405, I’ve dug out an old story. This was originally published in CHIMERAWORLD 4¬†in 2006. While I’d had a few magazine articles published and some short films made before this, “405” is the first piece…