August 2009

Can’t wait to see the film of @ruckawriter ‘s WHITEOUT! http://bit.ly/xwxus

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RT @kyleridolfo Woohoo! New Don Hertzfeld DVDs are shipping! http://www.bitterfilms.c… <—Mine just arrived. Pure euphoria.

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Someone help this poor kid I saw on CNN: he cries blood instead of tears! http://bit.ly/9floC

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Updating the non-fiction part of my bibliography on http://gorelets.com while sipping the morning coffee.

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(dismembered) drum heads —> RT @Gugazine Neurosonics Audiomedical Labs Inc. http://ow.ly/15MYI1

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Book Darts are just what I was looking for last night. Damage-free bookmarks/line markers. ORDERED!: http://www.bookdarts.com/

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@cullenbunn I hope “Baby Shower Day” doesn’t mean that it will start raining infants. If it does, I better go turn off my grill.

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@wdprescott I expect you to play the role of Arnzen at Context this year. Which means you have to be last man standing every night.

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“A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death” http://bit.ly/15iiOj

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@Misericorde It’ll be up once I get to the scanner; early tonight! (If not, Mother will be angry). No ideas? How about a J&H comparison <?>.

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XCLNT! Found the criticism on Robert Bloch’s novel PSYCHO I was seeking: David Punter’s essay in Docherty’s AMERICAN HORROR FICTION (1990).

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RT @hevymetalchic Billy Mays — Stickin’ Around http://bit.ly/2zOMH <— The stickers are neat. But when I see Mays on TV I feel…haunted.

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Thanks @Querus_Abuttu for the kind words! Horror’s power IS seduction…the loss of control, the tweak of temptation, the thrill of taboo.

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Tor.com interview with editor @MichaelKnost on WRITER’S WORKSHOP OF HORROR. http://bit.ly/123FST (I hear it’s in 2nd printing already!)

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What Twitter was made for! RT @wired 1 friend, 17 tweets, 10,800 followers: Meet @shitmydadsays. The crowd smells quality. (via @nmillions)

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Check out the “Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues” book trailer! I blurbed this book; it’s a must-buy. http://bit.ly/lCyue

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THANKS @chetwill for the tips on Robert Bloch criticism!

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Anyone know of a good critical article on Robert Bloch’s PSYCHO (>not< Hitchcock’s film version)? Not satisfied with what I have so far.

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BTW There’s a good story by Garth Marenghi (Matthew Holness) in The New Uncanny. I find this double-author treatment itself very unheimlich!

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Using The New Uncanny from http://www.commapress.co… for a course, but students are reporting shipping delays. It’s deja vu…

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A sobering reminder to all aesthetes: RT @DRUDGE_REPORT Annie Leibovitz, photographer of stars, faces ruin… http://tinyurl.com/lqewmw

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:-( RT @ChristophGolden RIP publisher and gentleman Donald M. Grant. Best known for Stephen King’s Dark Tower series.

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The latest (print ed. of) @wired has a cool map of the seven deadly sins, identified statistically by region in America.

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Decided to try bing.com. Put in “Chandler” as a joke. Discovered Chandler Bing’s middle name is Muriel on wikipedia, among other things.

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Just discovered a last.fm page which has a clip from my cd, Audiovile on it. http://bit.ly/122shh

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RT @greygirlbeast I’m in this one, & *lots* of cool folks.@jeffvandermeermeer: Last Drink Bird Head Update http://bit.ly/A0jx8

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RT @chuckpalahniuk Nice! @JackKetchum is on Twitter! Currently obsessed with this author. Let’s give ‘em a warm welcome…

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Keep your eyes peeled for this Victorian Vampire anthology next year: Dracula’s Guest http://www.michaelsimsbo…

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Ah, twitter works for me again. Eureka.

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Sprinkling on the tweet sensitizer.

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Brundlefly is the most tragic superhero.

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I hate the show, but I like creeping up on children holding a giant full length mirror and screaming “MINDFREAK!”

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btw @BlackDogNate Glad to hear you enjoyed the Exquisite Corpse film! They did a great job with those short-shorts!

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@BlackDogNate Cthulhu Sx magazine was great. Sad to see them cease publication.

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“The Dream People”

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Challenge for the idle handed: “What is your favorite (real) magazine title?”

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@BlackDogNate “Are we talking real magazine titles or theoretical magazine titles?” I say let’s try real ones.

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For the idle handed: “What is your favorite magazine title?”
I like “Not One of Us”

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For the idle handed: What is your favorite magazine title? I like “Dreams and Nightmares”.

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Are you reading in Pittsburgh this weekend @TheKJA? Share the event?

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I concur with @RayGarton! RT @DocNoir Your piece on the death of stuff was brilliant. Couldn’t agree more. http://firstoffenders.ty…

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Freaky Facepaint is the “Weird Web of the Month” on The Goreletter: http://bit.ly/3XFLlS

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RT @PublishersLunch USA Today on Well-Known Authors Experimenting with Twitter http://bit.ly/gBDh3

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Zelest’s Asylum is streaming ambient horror into my ears as I write. Listen at http://zelest.is-a-geek….

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Cool Animation from 1953: Poe’s Tell Tale Heart narrated by James Mason. http://bit.ly/3Nuty

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Now Out!: The Writer’s Workshop of Horror! Advice on darkly from 30 masters of the craft. http://tr.im/oEXO

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Listening to the new iTunes exclusive ep from The Walkmen, just released. Great stuff. http://www.marcata.net

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You really MUST see Clown Thieves vs Police - still photography in motion http://zonezero.com/maga…

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RT @KelleyArmstrong Cover art for Hellbound Hearts, stories inspired by Clive Barker’s Hellraiser universe. http://bit.ly/KeX66

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MUST SEE: Clown Thieves vs Police - still photography in motion: http://zonezero.com/maga…

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ARGH! My url shortener is discontinuing: http://tr.im/

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Will download special ep release from The Walkmen on iTunes tomorrow (aug 11th). They were GREAT live. http://www.marcata.net

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I see more of a Dr. Zoidberg in the than I do Nyarlathotep. (;,;)

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MikeArnzen “A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some ftangava beans and a nice cthianthi.” (;,;)

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Or, okay, like almost 400 anyway.

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@candyo121 RT Q: “What does the winner get?” [A: Psychoanalyzed by millions!]

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@nationwideclass The horror of the microuniverse frightens me. Like, you know, bugs that live on our eyelids and such.

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@kpaffenroth There totally needs to be a Haunted Car Wash story. In the dark. All those churning things…tentacling at your windows…

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @nationwideclass an image too small for all resolutions on twitter to view [lol!]

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @kpaffenroth drive thru car wash soaked in blood [nailed it!]

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @candyo121 Red pieces of hay, proverbial needle in the stack pricked their fingers. :)

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Oops that was for @jramboz: I think it would be something like: “What do you mean? Why, I don’t intend to feast on your flesh at all!” (;,;)

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I think it would be something like: “What do you mean? Why, I don’t intend to feast on your flesh at all!” (;,;)

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Last call to free associate! Tell me: what do you see in the BACKGROUND when you click on my Twitter profile?

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LOL RT @Annaleen @pablod: OMG! A Cthulhu emoticon! (;,;)
(via @hipsterplease) (via @EMPSFM) (via @ColleenLindsay)

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“What do you see in my Twitter bkgd image?” RT @StepfordMom demonic rag doll hair, can’t see the face, it’s never there if you look for it

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @ErrantDreams Red Christmas tree tinsel. Uh-oh..Better make sure the cats don’t eat it.

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(A personal favorite)

You created a poem: A skinned pinata / swings smashed / dangling red twizzlers / from its husk.

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @RonDickie Red rain is pouring down, pouring down all over me, red rain

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @candyo121 Red swizzle sticks! Lots of them! Seeing double even!

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“What do you see in my Twitter background image?” RT @Tweet_Shrieks Twizzlers. The sinister kind.

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Time to free associate! Tell me: what do you see in the BACKGROUND when you click on my Twitter profile?

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“What do you see in my profile image?” RT @wdprescott A skinned piƱata

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Try again @wdprescott

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“What do you see in my profile image?” RT @irenelpynn Party streamers. :) Sprayed with blood.

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“What do you see in my profile image?” RT @wdprescott Seton Hill!

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“What do you see in my profile image?” RT @troilee The bloody Matrix!

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Time to free associate! Tell me: what do you see in the background when you click on my Twitter profile?

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Metalheads: I recommend you see These Arms Are Snakes! RT @taasband Hitting the Road soon http://thesearmsaresnake…

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RT @corporatedemon You can now watch my animated short “The Cocktail Party” in its entirety at the following link. http://tinyurl.com/kool22

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@sideshowtony @docbrite livin la vida locovore.

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@sideshowtony @docbrite “I get that confused with Locovore-a person who eats the brains of the mad or insane.” No, it’s only LOCAL brainz.

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True! RT @flimgeeks The fine line between genius & fallacy is the wisdom to know the diffrnce between the good accident & the utter failure.

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RT @ColleenLindsay And congratulations to my pal Ellen Datlow!!! RT @TheHugoAwards Best Editor: Short Form goes to Ellen Datlow. WOOT!

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@librarythingtim LOL about books.me!

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@TheHugoAwards Best Editor: Long Form goes to David G Hartwell. Congratulations to David!

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“Always respect the mistake.” RT @flimgeeks Lex Luthor wasn’t originally bald…the artist drew the wrong mad scientist, and it stuck.

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That’ll teach you to mention the ‘Dead Baby Gap’ stores in your posts @nitewanderer !

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Wish I could go, Wrath! RT @WrathJW 31days until ! Have you registered yet?

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@DarkRegions wants to know: What’s a story from a Dark Regions Press published book you would like to see turned into a movie?

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THANX! RT @ColleenLindsay If you are using Firefox to Twitter go into your Firefox preferences and delete Twitter cookies. Will fix.

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RT @papertyger Hey! @jeffvandermeer! Pass along the Internet’s excited congratulations to Ann on Weird Tales’ Hugo win! Hooray!

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Congrats on your @TheHugoAwards @scalzi !Best Related Book goes to Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded.

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Funny… now Firefox seems to work with twtr (thanks @chuntastic @StepfordMom and others who wrote). Cleaning my cache may have helped?

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Congrats @CherylMorgan on your Hugo award!

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@TheHugoAwards Best Semiprozine goes to Weird Tales.

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Anyone else having trouble posting to twitter with latest Firefox?

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I love the way Holly says “Emergency” in monotone on Red Dwarf: “Emergency. Emergency. There’s an emergency going on.”

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RT @TomPiccirilli Just announced: my new collection FUTILE EFFORTS from Cemetery Dance. Starred review in PW. http://cemeterydance.com/

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Just read an excerpt from JK Huysman’s classic novel of Decadence, “Against the Grain”…WOW! Bizarro to the max. Must read more!

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Ever have an eyeball fall asleep (while the other was awake)?

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Neat! Centipede Press will publish two of my articles on THE EXORCIST for their Studies in the Horror Film series http://tr.im/vr0L

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“(Wanna) Whole Lotta Grub,” Fed Zeppelin

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Brainpan’s Labyrinth

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The Hair Itch Project

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Tummy

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Readers: Do you do that LibraryThing? Drop by http://www.librarything….

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They totally count, @Marawitch! Haven’t heard of ‘Dead Men Walk’. Hope it has Sean Penn eating paparazzi brains.

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@Marawitch is keeping me fresh on the zombie flicks, among other things. Gracias.

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@Misericorde Don’t be scared of @HailSeitan @MikeArnzen @JeremyCShipp @timwaggoner We don’t drink…wine.

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@LostMarilyn Doh! To my amazement, already IS a hashtag out there in the wild. So folks: someone tmrw.

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@wdprescott You should do that ‘setting’ concept for your column. That’s my vote. Of course, you could combine that with the other one.

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If is a good hashtag, then ought to be one, too. And so should .

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen