THE DIRE DAYS OF WILLOWEEP MANOR is a graphic novel written by Shaenon Garrity (artist Christopher Baldwin), and it should provide a certain amusement to those who hold an appreciation for the Gothic genre. I like Shaenon, obviously (she did my first novel cover), but I’d like this even if I didn’t know her. Assuming that it had come across my radar, obviously; so huzzah for interacting with other people, hey?

:GULP: Um. Yes. Buy Skin Horse and/or Narbonic books.

Shaenon Garrity demands it.


Seriously, folks.  You don’t want to mess with Shaenon under these circumstances, right now.  I went and got the complete Narbonic run for my wife, just to be on the safe side. You learn to detect the subtle warning signs… Continue reading :GULP: Um. Yes. Buy Skin Horse and/or Narbonic books.

An interesting new board game from @shaenongarrity that @SJGames should look at,

It’s called “Basement Dwellers,” it’s based on her Skin Horse webcomic* and if I had the time** I’d give it a whirl.  More to the point: on first glance, maybe so should a gaming company.

Moe Lane

*Now in… oh, don’t let me spoil the surprise.

**I could probably find the players.

This X-Files album is… very 1990s.

Which is not supposed to be shocking –  Songs In The Key Of X: Music From And Inspired By The X-Files was made in 1996 – but it still is.  I mean, I must have listened to stuff like this, back then.  I just don’t remember doing that.

I mean, it’s not bad.  I’m glad that Shaenon Garrity recommended it on her X-Files recap comic Monster of the Week.  But it’s of its time; hoo, yeah.