On January 11, philosopher, writer, and psychologist Williams James was born in 1842. James was instrumental in establishing Harvard's psychology department, which at its inception was tied to the department of philosophy. James himself remained unconvinced that psychology was in fact a distinct discipline, writing in his 1892 survey of the field, Psychology: Briefer Course, … Continue reading William James, an Original Thinker
This alien invasion novel seems pretty cool. Has anybody read it? Also, what do you think of this 2010 Stephan Martiniere cover! Publisher’s blurb “The launch of a new science fiction adventure series--by the New York Times-best selling author of the Safehold series and the Honor Harrington seriesThe Galactic Hegemony has been around a long … Continue reading Scifi Saturday
I have always gravitated toward works of horror, even at a young age. At first, I read whatever I could find on my parents’ bookshelves. John Saul. V.C. Andrews. Stephen King. They lit a fire in me, made me curious about all the things that might be out there. All the things we cannot prove. Ghosts hiding around corners. Monsters lurking in shadows.
As I got older, I began to appreciate a different sort of horror. Horror that made me interrogate the greater dangers we encounter in our day-to-day lives. The deeper evils that lie within us. What could be more terrifying?
If there is anything to inspire an even deeper dread within me, it’s stories that take already terrible events from real life and make them even more monstrous using the traditional elements of horror. Perhaps it’s because these stories hew so closely to reality, they almost seem to…
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Finally got around to making my gingerbread house for #christmas. I shall call it... The Last House on the Left. If you watch classic horror films, you know what I'm talking about. Wes Cravin classics.
From sexy, to scientific, to stoned and drunk, the literary, to downright evil, here are the ten best Elf on the Shelf photos I was able to find this year. Which would you choose as the winner?
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The customs of the holiday season, which include St. Nicholas Day, New Years Day, and Epiphany, as well as Christmas, often incorporate earlier pagan traditions that have been appropriated and adapted for contemporary use.