Archive for October, 2007

Mr. Hunter’s Grave

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Here's the story and the pictures I mentioned the other day. The pictures were taken with a disposable camera, and aren't very good alas. In 1956 the New Yorker published "Mr. Hunter's Grave," one of writer Joseph Mitchell's best known ...

Carnival of Souls

Monday, October 29th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I can't remember if it was the Million Dollar Movie or the 4:30 Movie, but through one of them I was introduced to the horror movie Carnival of Souls when I was a kid. (If you grew up ...

The Tulip Staircase

Sunday, October 28th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Tulip Staircase

Finney is on me and I can't take my own picture so here's the Tulip Staircase ghost. From About.com. "Rev. Ralph Hardy, a retired clergyman from White Rock, British Columbia, took this now-famous photograph in 1966. He intended merely ...

Once Again, You Will Thank Me For This

Thursday, October 25th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

It's from Waverly Films. It's brilliant. Trust me. I laugh every time, even though I've got all the jokes memorized now. Think of it as a Halloween warm-up. (I'm in a good mood because ...

Holy Shit, California!

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I didn't have the news on all day yesterday, and then before leaving for choir I turn on CNN and it seemed like everything got a whole lot worse. Or, I didn't really have a sense of the ...