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Mark Rainey
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Your unfriendly neighborhood writer of scary stories, novels, and DARK SHADOWS audio dramas. Yep.
Your unfriendly neighborhood writer of scary stories, novels, and DARK SHADOWS audio dramas. Yep.

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<em>Sinister</em> Part Deux
After availing myself to the charms of the original Sinister the other evening, I went right into its sequel — titled Sinister 2 , believe it or not — so I figured why not give it a little critique as well? Clearly, from the reviews and ratings out there, t...

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Bloody Mayhem
In the early 1970s, from ages 10 to 15 or so — I, along with most of my young friends, was a bike-riding maniac, and by maniac I mean a fearless, death-defying, ever-aspiring stuntman with all the good sense of that redneck friend of yours who laughs and sa...

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The Witch's Woods
On the heels of my most recent geocache hides, "The Curse of Lillian Gadwick" ( GC705N3 ) and "Oren Grey" ( GC705P2 ), I have set up a new night cache, called "The Witch's Woods," based on the same faux legend of witchcraft and deviltry I concocted for the ...

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"The Curse of Lillian Gadwick"...
...is the name of a geocache ( GC705N3 ) I hid a few days back out on the Osprey Trail, not too far from here — and for which I created some brand-new Guilford County folklore, since hiding a supernatural-themed cache — or two, actually — seemed just the ti...

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Waterproof?
Well, that was a hoot. Four Old Farts gathered early this morning for geocaching on and around the American Tobacco Trail in Durham. Bloody Rob, Yoda Rob, Diefenbaker, and Old Rodan began with a couple of quick traditional caches in a crazy busy shopping ar...

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Bottoms Up
Too busy to blog much recently, but I did want to add a personal entry since I do enjoy having some written/visual record of certain occasions. Last night, headed up to Martinsvillewith Ms. B., had a nice dinner at The Third Bay, where we ran into old frien...

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Blair Witch (2016)
I love movies and fiction about scary things in the woods, probably because I grew up around woods, and when I was a kid, the sounds that came out of them at night scared the crap out of me. I attended several summer camps, and horror stories about the surr...

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Live, From Lovecraft eZine, It's....
It was a fun yakking session on the Lovecraft eZine Video Show this evening. Host Mike Davis, along with writers Matthew Carpenter, Rick Lai, Joe Pulver, and Kelly Young, grilled the old man on such sensitive topics as "Why do spiders make you scream like a...
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