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Essay
Nov.28.2011
The World Wide Weber (A Humorous Gazette)
  Okay, I said it. I’m tired. Fed up. F’shtunk’d and downright verplotzed with the white American Man. Listen, I’m not a racist. (Some of my best friends are white.) And isn’t  everyone tired of Hillbilly comedians; hairy, disenfranchised boy-men; sexually hopeless bearded geeks who secretly breakdance really well...
Article
Jan.18.2011
PopEater.com
It's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 18. It's 1989 and I've just walked onto the set of my first television gig, 'China Beach.' We're on Stage 9 at the Warner Brothers Studios lot, halfway through season two of the critically adored Vietnam series. I'm wearing a heavy black wool turtleneck sweater under my army fatigues; my hair is cut in a flat top, 'jarhead'-...
Short Story
DARK DREAMS 3: WHISPERS IN THE NIGHT.
Sep.22.2010
Originally appeared in Dark Dreams 3: Whispers In The Night. (Dafina Books. 2007)
      HADLEY SHIMMERHORN: AMERICAN ICON       Nobody inside Deke’s Valhalla Stop-n-Drop felt much like eating. They were watching the walking dead people on the flat-screen television over the counter.      Hadley Shimmerhorn, nineteen years old and pretty enough to dream, was staring at the Dukes of Hazard clock over the door, and quietly mouthing the words to “...
Short Story
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Apr.11.2010
The Greenhouse first appeared at Nanci Kalanta's Horrorworld.org, in 2009
                        THE GREENHOUSE By Michael Boatman Henry Felt hated the Adventure Scouts of America. He hated...