The cost of owning less

The cost of owning less

About a month ago I bought a bag. This bag, specifically. I needed a backpack that I could use to carry a laptop and my gym gear at the same time. It didn’t hurt that the one I landed on could also act as one-bag travel luggage for me. It’s basically a bag that does...
Cosmic horror

Cosmic horror

H.P. Lovecraft was a racist, sexist asshole. He was also hugely influential to the genre of horror. His fiction lives on and will live on in the form of cosmic horror. So much so, that any example of cosmic horror is often dubbed “Lovecraftian” regardless...
Horror in modern life

Horror in modern life

There’s this piece of received wisdom that horror cannot work in the modern world. There’s a way in which a lot of horror movies set in modern times play with isolation. Get Out starts with the main character driving out into the country, far enough away from the city...
Gothic horror

Gothic horror

I love gothic horror. Southern gothic scares the snot out of me. Give me a cornfield and some creepy scarecrows any day. The trouble with loving something like this as a writer is that I want to take it and roll around in it. This is a problem for me because gothic...