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Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues: True Stories of the Unsavory, Unwise, Unorthodox, and Unusual From Scribner’s Fall 2009 catalog: “This is a unique and original compendium of completely true stories first published in the cult magazine Morbid Curiosity, “a Reader’s Digest of … Continue reading

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The Mortician’s Gift

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. (I still … 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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Back from WHC and Done Partying for a while

The World Horror Convention in Portland went pretty well for me.  I didn’t come home with any new offers of work, but I didn’t go in expecting them either.  Mostly, this con was about seeing and being seen.  I had … Continue reading

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The Editor’s Children, part 3

When I got to Morbid Curiosity #10, I thought I’d already hit up all my friends for their deepest, darkest confessions. That made it that much more poignant when Seth Lindberg sent me “The Brother Who is Actually Okay.”  I’d … Continue reading

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