Blog Posts

Would You Like Some Tears with Your Terror? What Horror Narratives Gain from Grief
August 5, 2020

The Problem with Infinity–Star Trek: Picard Grapples with Life’s Meaning
July 1, 202

The Comfort of Bad TV
June 3, 2020

Dark Spring and the Comfort of Books
May 6, 2020

The Details of Quarantine
April 1, 2020

Spring
March 4, 2020

Rules of the Holiday
February 5, 2020

The Murder Ballad, True Crime, and Why We Need Horro
January 1, 2020

Empathy and Enlightenment—or—This Is My Dance Space; That Is Yours
December 4, 2019

The Marriage of Light and Dark
November 6, 2019

Everyday Horrors
October 2, 2019

Confrontation: Klingon-Style
September 4, 2019

Belong
August 7, 2019

My Vampiric Summer: Death by Humidity
July 3, 2019

It’s the End of These Worlds as We Know Them, and I Don’t Feel Fine
June 5, 2019

School’s Out for Summer—or—I’ve Caught My Students’ Senioritis, So This Post’s Gonna Be Short and Sweet
May 1, 2019

Independent Feelings, Flexible Memory
April 3, 2019

Morning Magic and the Tyranny of Planning
March 6, 2019

Eat Your Heart Out: True Love Ain’t for the Weak
February 6, 2019

Lieutenant Yar on Vacay: Secret Longings and Writing the Death Scene
January 2, 2019

Victorian Bad Boys and the Satisfying Murder of the Angel in Your House
December 5, 2018

Samhain and The Art of Being Weird
November 7, 2018

Historical Persona Poetry and the Challenge of Authority–By Kwoya Fagin Maples
October 3, 2018

Conjuring Autumn
September 5, 2018

But That’s Not My Name
July 17, 2018

Say Cheese, America!
July 4, 2018

Women and Demons
June 6, 2018

Cats!
May 2, 2018

New Moon, New Nightmare
April 4, 2018

Well, It Used to Be: Thoughts on Evolving Perspectives
March 7, 2018

Church of Sister Nun
February 7, 2018

Everybody Must Get Stoned
January 3, 2018

Season’s Beatings, Dadaists, and the Poetry of Donald Rumsfeld
December 6, 2017

The First Woman
November 1, 2017

Sister Wolf
October 4, 2017

Bitch!
September 6, 2017

Our Mothers
August 2, 2017

High School Never Ends or Why Poets Hate the Question “Did that really happen?”
July 5, 2017

On “Crack Jenny’s Teacup” By Kate Garrett
May 31, 2017

Wading into the Sea Change –by James H. Duncan
May 3, 2017

Garbage Angel
April 5, 2017

I Don’t Like “The Emperor of Ice Cream.” There, I Said It.
March 1, 2017

The Fish in the Mirror
February 8, 2017

Home Is Where The Poem Is
February 1, 2017

Light or Dark, Depending
January 25, 2017

Cozy in Your Cage –by Mathew Pereda
January 18, 2017

There Are No Lawn Mowers In Heaven
January 4, 2017

Meet Your Match!
December 28, 2016

Christians and Buddhists and Pagans, Oh My!
December 21, 2016

Vampire Connoisseur
December 14, 2016

Defect
December 7, 2016

Shut the Front Door! –by Rachel Nix
November 30, 2016

The Virgins Are All Trimming Their Wicks
November 23, 2016

Cocktails with Li Po & Frank O’Hara
November 16, 2016

Sharpen Your Knives! 
November 9, 2016

Ghost Writing: Busted!
November 2, 2016

To Boldly Go…
October 26, 2016