Killing Slenderman, in Darklore 7: with footnotes!

October 23, 2012

I’m happy to announce the publication of Darklore, volume 7 by Daily Grail Publishing. This year’s book is another stunning collection of the best of modern Forteana – and it also contains the second half of my look at the way the Slenderman meme is infiltrating the ‘real’ world. This piece, Killing Slenderman, looks at […]

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Catchup: Slenderman, cinema and separation

September 27, 2011

So, a few things have been happening since my last post. My divorce/separation continues. As far as these things go, I guess it could be worse. Looks like Kirsty & I won’t be moving until January at the earliest (the wheels of legality grind exceeding slow). Many thanks to all those who have wished us […]

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I have been …Weaponized

April 20, 2010

(Weaponizer logo design by Paul Sizer. This and similar goodies available here.) One of the many creative offshoots of the Warren Ellis battery farm for genial artists, writers and other wonderful passionate madfolk that mortals call Whitechapel is the group writing blog Weaponizer. Under the kindly eye of Bram E. Geiben aka Texture, it’s set […]

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In Memoriam – John A Keel

July 6, 2009

When I was a boy, I read an awful lot of shite books about Fortean matters. I ploughed through Erich von Daniken, dodgy tomes about the Bermuda Triangle and witchcraft and Earth mysteries. Like Stephen King described the process of reading/watching bad horror stories, I was prospecting through mud, seeking those few glimmers of gold. […]

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…aaand we're back! Meanwhile, people keep telling fibs

June 23, 2008

Fully broadbanded again, thankfully. While I was out, there was an interesting little flap about an ‘undiscovered’ Amazonian tribe, with photos and everything. Shame it was all bollocks… “They are the amazing pictures that were beamed around the globe: a handful of warriors from an ‘undiscovered tribe’ in the rainforest on the Brazilian-Peruvian border brandishing […]

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