The Bunker

"The Bunker" is an original short story by Andy Wisniewski, an English teacher in Japan. "So she ended up getting pregnant with some guy from high school, and she dropped out that same year. Never saw her...

Review: The Fall of Arthur

There are surprisingly few epic poems that have won their place among popular literature, and most of them have little audience outside of classrooms. It may be for this reason that "The Fall of Arthur," just...

The Plastic Sea (part V)

The last light of the sun was being chased by ominous shadow when Dennis Ward felt the hairs on his neck stand on end and had the acute sensation that there was someone standing directly behind him.  Dennis...

The Plastic Sea (part IV)

Dennis could not carry the man far, but he needed to carry him far enough so that if he did not expire immediately there was no chance he could crawl back to their raft and alarm the women.  Dennis had no...

The Plastic Sea (part III)

“No.” he patiently replied.  “Well, there are these massive islands that have formed in certain oceans that are comprised of refuse, bottles, tarps, used medical supplies and all manner of filth, the...

The Plastic Sea (part II)

Due to simple luck did Dennis live and the creature die.  The beast, apparently ravenous in its hunger, launched itself toward the hapless survivors.  It was unable to pull Dennis below due to his grip and...

The Plastic Sea (part I)

It had been 9 days since the plane went down, 4 days since any of them had eaten, and almost 48 hours without fresh water. The sea was damnably lifeless, and had offered up no sustenance to the weary survivors...

11 Books Every Geek Should Read

So, when asked to come up with a list of 11 books every geek should read, at first I ended up with over thirty. There are so many incredible works of literature out there, so many amazing worlds and stories,...

Letters From Anthony Flew Released, Clarify Criticism

Having been one of the world’s most influential philosophical atheists, it didn’t float well with many in the atheist community when Anthony Flew abandoned atheism in the years leading up to his death. It...

Blagdaross, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

Where the Tides Ebb and Flow, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

The Beggars, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

The Madness of Andelspurtz, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

The Unhappy Body, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

The Idle City, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

The Hashish Man, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

Carcasonne, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

Poltarnees, Beholder of Ocean, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...

Bethmoora, by Lord Dunsany

NOTE: This is a public domain short story by Lord Dunsany, who is credited as an inspiration for many famous authors including J.R.R. Tolkein and H.P. Lovecraft. This story is part of his compilation, “A...