The Occult. Poetry, Mystery & Pulp. Masters of the macabre. DEAD MAN'S PRESS INK. Editors: R.M. Engelhardt & Hex M' Jai Coming Soon. The Occult. Poetry, Mystery & Pulp. Masters of the macabre. DEAD MAN'S PRESS INK. Editors: R.M. Engelhardt & Hex M' Jai Coming Soon.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. ~ Seneca
All dames are alike: they reach down your throat and they can grab your heart, pull it out and they throw it on the floor, step on it with their high heels, spit on it, shove it in the oven and cook the shit out of it. Then they slice it into little pieces, … Continue reading DAMES …
Dashiell Hammett worked for the Pinkerton Agency as a private investigator and one of his cases was silent film star Fatty Arbuckle’s alleged rape of Virginia Rappe, an aspiring actress who died from a ruptured bladder two days later. Although Arbuckle was acquitted, his career never recovered. Hammett, however, went on to become one … Continue reading HAMMETT
I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn’t care who knew it. -Phillip Marlowe” ~ Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep
IN THE ABSENCE OF LIGHTS : Where Noir Meets Verse
IN THE ABSENCE OF LIGHTS Dark-mirrored hallways a dim precision march Here we have tread before Without fear/Well measured Pagan desires and objective Study. Pavlov's dog is still Breathing, his cigarette falls To the floor and he dances like a manic animal. Lost in the headlights, accidents shall occur once more. There are no excuses … Continue reading IN THE ABSENCE OF LIGHTS : Where Noir Meets Verse