Monster of the Week: The Goatman

Where to even begin with this one? Should I start with the reports of a half-man, half-goat monster terrorizing Maryland teens at the local lovers’ lane, supposedly the result of a mad scientist’s experiment-gone-wrong? Or the creature rumored to lure his victims to their deaths on a railroad trestle near Kentucky’s Pope Lick Creek—where, just yesterday, a young woman […]

Fire Keese, which is Hylian for "oh shit it's a fucking fire bat"

Monster of the Week: Fire Bats

Okay, so, first off: Fuck these guys. Seriously. If you’ve ever played a Zelda game, chances are you’ve run into these guys. They’re bats— Okay, because I know somebody’s gonna feel the need to jump in and correct me: technically they’re called keese, not bats. But c’mon. They’re bats. —So they’re bats that flop around above you, […]

Negative Space

Last week, I went to the Welcome to Night Vale touring live show, Ghost Stories. It was nice—I don’t get out to see live theater as much as I would like. Without giving anything away about the show’s plot, there were a few bold moments that stuck with me: bold uses of silence. Why do […]

10 Cloverfield Lane Poster

Monster of the Week: 10 Cloverfield Lane

This Monster of the Week is going to be a little different. Instead of talking about a monster that we’ve already identified, we’re going to play find the monster. Where is it? Well, it’s lurking… somewhere… INSIDE THE HOUSE— —the house at number ten, Cloverfield Lane. DUN DUN DUN Phew. Sorry. I got a little carried […]

The genderqueer colors, purple, white, and green


Hey. So, this is a blog post. It’s a tough blog post, for me. I mean, it doesn’t have to be, right? Let’s give it a try: Hey everybody, there are a few changes going up on the blog today. I’ve changed my domain to This is because I am now using the name […]