Yet another offbeat movie at the coffeehouse: Incomparably strange fun, no? I sip more pumpkin spice coffee. Obscure car models are discussed. One strange person (of many here, thank you very much) announces his special affection for stun guns. Blair told us about getting a couple boxes of weird magical odds and ends donated from […]Read more "November 3 at the Grand Midway, Part 2"
Devils & Demons edited by Marvin Kaye. (Horror Anthology, 1987). Putting myself in a Halloween mood, I checked this thick (586 pages) anthology out of my local library. The book contains 52 works–mostly short to medium-length horrific fiction, but with a sprinkling of poems and even one short play script. The contents range from old classics […]Read more "REVIEWED: Devils & Demons"
My definitely short (961 words) and (hopefully) funny, playfully silly pun story “Creature Feature” is now online at Digital Fiction Publishing of Canada. Free to read! Here’s the link: http://www.digitalfictionpub/quickfic/creature-feature-by-jim-lee-sci-fi/ Hope you enjoy it!Read more "Free-to-Read Available"
Blast From the Past by Kinky Friedman (humorous detective novel, 1998). Always outrageous and now 71 years old as i write this, Kinky Friedman is–among other things–a country singer (most famous as headliner of the Texas Jewboys), a (playfully radical) political activist and a no-hold-barred satirist who presents fictionalized versions of himself and his buddies […]Read more "Reviewed: BLAST FROM THE PAST"
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding (Satirical Novel, 1742) No, the publication date above is NOT a misprint. This genuinely humorous antique is the second-most-famous novel by 18th Century English satirist Henry Fielding (His other acknowledged masterpiece, produced a few years later, was Tom Jones–made into a very popular movie starring Albert Finney back in 1963). Both books are […]Read more "Reviewing: Joseph Andrews"