Is it just me, or does pop culture have a tendency to cycle through the things that scare us? For a while we were getting vampires thanks to The Vampire Diaries and the Twilight saga (if you can call those sparkly abominations vampires). We got a lot of zombies for a bit with The Walking … Continue reading After Seeing Joker
Kids… You know how Facebook has made it so you can buy and sell things to and from other people who are also on Facebook? Well, late last week, I came across an ad from a local seller that I found both terrifying and a little entertaining. This was the picture that greeted my eyes … Continue reading Send in the Clowns
Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show 20 years ago. This week we come to the end of season one! Which is kind of great, because Buffy, … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episodes 10, 11, & 12
I was having a hard time coming up with something to write for Fiction Friday, so I took to Twitter and asked for a writing prompt. My friend Caitlyn came through. She tweeted back: "Describe two visits to the circus from the point of view of someone who's bipolar. On one visit, he's manic, and … Continue reading My Trip to the Circus & My Trip to the Circus
If you could choose the sex and physical appearance of your soon-to-be-born child, would you do it? Absolutely not. I mean, it would be nice to know the kid's gender before he or she is born. And apparently they have newfangled medical equipment that makes it possible to see these things at certain stages of … Continue reading Question of the Week #90
Kids, if you don't watch Arrow or The Flash, this blog post may not make a lot of sense to you. I need to use those TV shows to illustrate my main point here. So if you are among those who just aren't that into super hero shows, you are under no obligation to press … Continue reading Introduction
I know I recently posted an old commercial that featured a really scary clown. Well, a friend was kind enough to point me in the direction of these old gems. Enjoy. Or... you know... cower in fear... like I'll be doing over here in the corner as I hold tight to my security blanket.
Several years ago, I first saw this commercial. They played it again the following Christmas. This is my nightmare... I mean, not so much the giant nutcracker. I can deal with that. It's the... well... you'll see...
Thanks to Vanessa at Butterfly Reflections for nominating me for this award. I gladly accept and will keep my speech short, so as not to be played off by the orchestra.The Dragon's Loyalty Award is given to loyal followers, commenters, or fans of your blog. The recipient can be a fellow blogger or a blog-free … Continue reading Dragon’s Loyalty Award
I wouldn't necessarily say that I scare easily. Or maybe I do and enjoy that feeling from time to time. The feeling you get after a really good jump scene in a horror movie. Or the feeling you get on a roller coaster. It's kind of a good scared. The scary that really disturbs me, … Continue reading Scary