The Curator of Schlock #63: Asylum
The Curator of Schlock #63 by Jeff Shuster Asylum (I guess the title Funny Farm wasn’t scary enough) Happy Halloween, Halloweenies! Your Curator of Schlock (or should I say Curator of Shock!!!) has a tasty, terrifying treat for you this All Hallows Eve, a tour of an asylum of the incurably insane. This brings us… Continue reading
The Lists #5: Warning Labels that Could Have Helped My College GPA
The Lists #5 by Chelsey Clammer 10 Warning Labels that Could Have Helped My College GPA On Cocaine: Not to be used while editing papers that are beyond the assigned page limit. On Physical Education Requirement: Not to be taken before 1pm. On Alcohol: Contents do not increase fluency in Spanish. On Marijuana: Refrain from use… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #65: Feed the Beast
Heroes Never Rust #65 by Sean Ironman Feed the Beast: What a Man Must Become to Survive Vietnam Many of the Marvel Comics characters created in the 1960s have their origin tied to war. The Fantastic Four tried to beat the Russians to Mars during the Cold War. The Incredible Hulk was born during a… Continue reading
Episode 124: Horror Movie Poetry Night!
Episode 124 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. This week is a live show for Horror Movie Poetry Night, starring The Drunken Odyssey All Stars, brought to you several days early for your Halloweening pleasure. On this occasion, The Drunken Odyssey All-Stars… Continue reading
In Boozo Veritas #65: Adventures in Halloweening: Part 4
In Boozo Veritas #65 by Teege Braune Adventures in Halloweening: Part 4 The season of Samhain is upon us. This is my last In Boozo Veritas before the thirty-first and final entry into this year’s Adventures in Halloweening. Though my pinky is still broken, I haven’t let the injury prevent me from cavorting with witches and… Continue reading
Episode 123: Ghost Stories from the Year without a Summer
Episode 123 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. On this week’s show, I present a discussion of and readings from work that resulted in the companionship of Lord Byron, his physician John Polidori, and the Shelley’s during the Year without a Summer,… Continue reading
Shakespearing 17.2: Lears
Shakespearing 17.2 by David Foley Lears (An Interlude) Note: In my project of reading all of Shakespeare’s plays in order, I’m still a long way from King Lear. What follows are thoughts about seeing a recent production. When I entered NYU’s Skirball Center a couple of weeks ago—exhausted from four hours of teaching, a little… Continue reading
The Curator of Schlock #62: Tales of Terror
The Curator of Schlock #62 by Jeff Shuster Tales of Terror I was first introduced to Edgar Allen Poe in the 2nd Grade. I seem to recall a bunch of the other boys and myself being corralled by a substitute teacher. To pass the time, she read us “The Black Cat.” She mustn’t have realized… Continue reading
The Lists #4: Seven Ways to Tell You’re in a Paul Verhoeven Film
The Lists #4 by Clinton Crockett Peters Seven Ways to Tell You’re in a Paul Verhoeven Film 1: You take your shirt off and aren’t wearing a bra. You also smile during a co-ed shower. 2: You’re Kevin Bacon. As soon as you turn invisible, you go right for the breast of the woman you hate.… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #64: Surrender in Vietnam and the Loss of the Real America
Heroes Never Rust #64 by Sean Ironman Surrender in Vietnam and the Loss of the Real America The beginning of issue three of Born shows various images from the Vietnam War: bombs falling from planes, a bridge filled with pedestrians blown sky high, American soldiers setting a Vietnamese village on fire, Vietnamese men and women… Continue reading
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