It’s the Season of Unreason, which means Mass Stupidity is partying hard.
We’ve got enough going on in the world right now that a celebrity pulling one lever over another shouldn’t be one of them.
Every time a famous person states a view or does something political, their fans who disagree with them take to social media to amplify their emotional frailty to millions of complete strangers. Whether it’s Joe Rogan saying in passing that he’ll probably vote for Bernie Sanders or J.K. Rowling tweeting that “people who menstruate” are called “women”, it’s not enough for emotionally stunted audiences to keep their hysteria to themselves or, even better, to simply not care that someone thinks differently than them — no, they have to announce their offense to the world, acting like shrill carnival barkers for a generation of bored bellyachers who have the fortitude of saltine crackers. …
Now that we’re in the Halloween season, there’s no better time for writers to get into the spooky spirit and concoct some frightening fiction.
Because I’m a firm believer in the idea that artists need challenges to inspire their ideas, I’ve created five writing prompts, each with their own distinct literary hurdle to cross, that writers can use for their scary story writing.
Whether you’re into short stories, novels, screenplays, or even poems, these writing prompts can help you think outside the box and spin some spooky yarns.
Write a story from the perspective of a monster who is on the hunt for their next victim. While plenty of scary stories have been told from the point of view of the view, this exercise is unique in that it focuses entirely on the moments leading up to the kill. …
Autumn is here, which means all the latest fall fashion trends are kicking off.
I’m a viciously hetero dude, which means fashion in any season takes up practically no real estate in my head.
But there was one particular item that made the rounds on social media recently that my Angry Caveman writer’s affliction simply couldn’t pass up.
The item in question is a tartan cotton long smock shirt made by Gucci. Here it is below if you want your vision to be raped by an image that would give Francisco Goya nightmares:
This is what Gucci has to say about their woven tragedy disasterpiece for…