Tag Archives: Halloween

A True Halloween Tale

It’s time for the annual repost of the true story of my Halloween visit to the Westgate Gallery in New Orleans.  The story originally appeared in Morbid Curiosity magazine, then was reprinted in Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues. As this is … Continue reading

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A True Story for Halloween

Several years ago, I visited New Orleans for Halloween.  While at the Westgate Gallery — at that time, the world’s only gallery devoted to the necromantic arts — I met a mortician who told me a story that still makes … Continue reading

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The Best Holiday of the Year

I grew up on a farm, a mile down the road from the farm where my dad lived as a child.  My parents knew everyone “on the mile”:  where they went to church, where they worked, whether they had kids.  … Continue reading

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