Stephen King and BTK’s Daughter

Stephen King and BTK’s Daughter

Over the last several days, I have seen news stories about the daughter of serial killer BTK (Dennis Rader) speaking out against Stephen King and the film (A Good Marriage) he is promoting. Because I grew up in Wichita during BTK’s reign of terror, I admit to having the same feelings as the killer’s daughter. As an author, however, I feel torn. I know the subject remains a sensitive one,…

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Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome)

Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome)

Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome).

From one of the most fascinating blogs around, The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice   One of the first stories I can ever remember reading, found in a collection of tales at my grandmother’s farm, was Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid.

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Human Remains Displayed in Strange Places

Here’s what I think about: What if Sylvia, by some crazy turn of events, is actually Amelia Earhart?

Human Remains Displayed in Strange Places

Here’s what I think about: What if Sylvia, by some crazy turn of events, is actually Amelia Earhart?

so hilarious

(via fatitalianbroad)

Occasionally, I need some strangeness

Stylistically speaking that is…Doing things the same way everyday is prep for a non-surgical lobotomy, so occasionally I experiment.

Occasionally, I need some strangeness

Stylistically speaking that is…Doing things the same way everyday is prep for a non-surgical lobotomy, so occasionally I experiment.

In Praise of Ray McKinnon

In Praise of Ray McKinnon

The first time I saw writer, director, actor Ray McKinnon was The Stand, the 1994 television adaption of Stephen King’s novel. McKinnon played the luckless Charlie Campion, the infected guy who got the ball rolling. Even more memorable was his role as Vernon T. Waldrip, the bonafide suitor,  in the Coen Brothers’ 2000 film O Brother Where Art Thou?  His pronunciation of ‘mah fee-awn-say’ is…

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A Nightmare at Murder Farm: The story of one of America’s most prolific serial killers.

The crimes are so similar, Belle Gunness sounds like she could have been one of the Bloody Benders.

A Nightmare at Murder Farm: The story of one of America’s most prolific serial killers.

The crimes are so similar, Belle Gunness sounds like she could have been one of the Bloody Benders.

Falsely FREE

Google has recently alerted me to a couple of websites touting “Free PDF Downloads” of S.K. Epperson books, one of them listing a publisher (of medical books) that I have had absolutely no dealings with, past or present.

 I currently offer only one free book and that is GreenLake.  Please be careful clicking on the websites that promise free PDF files of my work—they may contain more than you…

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Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear? is not the droid you’re looking for…

Way back when, I posted a tale on this website about a group of people with a shared ‘vision’ of a long ago murder in their neighborhood.  

Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear? is not the droid you’re looking for…

Way back when, I posted a tale on this website about a group of people with a shared ‘vision’ of a long ago murder in their neighborhood.  

The Public Domain Review (new favorite website)

The Public Domain Review (new favorite website)

The Public Domain Review has an eclectic mix available for hours of perusal.  You’ll be fascinated by the scope of material included.  As an example there is a collection of Portraits of Patients from Surrey County Asylum.  Some of these portraits will reach right through the screen to you…

And of course there is a generous backlog of films and images detailing our affinity for examining the…

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