Tag Archive | horror anthology

Bugs R’ Us: Spitting Grasshoppers, Human Beetles, and the Insect Revolution

Entomophobia (also known as insectophobia):  a specific phobia  of one or more classes of insect. One of the hazards of growing up in rural Pennsylvania was the grasshoppers. Huge and green, and in full possession of that potent insect combination of equal parts relentless energy and mindless dedication to all things survival, these chirping, leaping, […]

Nothing but Skin and Bones

Today started off the same as any other, with the taste of burned ash in my mouth. I got the woodstove going and cooked up a pot of cornmeal that tasted almost as foul as the air. But as Uncle Clovis used to say, don’t ever get too good for the things that keep you […]