Alex MacFadyen is a muppet-identified writer, bookworm, and creator of strange liminal creatures. You can find more of his creations and musings at Critter Lab on Wordpress.
Sasquatches, Godzilla-like sea monsters, alien invasions, vampire squid – it’s April switcheroo month once again at the Gutter and I’m about to take you down a rabbit hole of hoaxes and truly strange things inspired by one of my favorite podcasts, Popular Science’s The Weirdest Thing I Learned […]
You can always run away screaming. There are higher and lower price tags on that depending on the situation, and mostly I never do, but I find it comforting to know that I could. I often find myself yelling at the characters in horror movies to do exactly […]
The first article I ever wrote for the Gutter as a guest editor was about a video game from 2005 called The Indigo Prophecy (or Fahrenheit, outside of North America) where you make choices that cause the story to play out in different directions. The first half of […]
“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”-Albert Einstein I am an orderly person, but I don’t love order for its own sake. I find beauty and happiness in […]
Christopher Robin said to Pooh: “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” I remember going out to play in the summer as a kid, roaming around the shores of the lake near my house or sneaking […]
There are so many superhero movies being made recently, and although I find most of them entertaining, I just don’t get the same feeling of happiness watching them that I used to with older versions like the original Superman movies (1978-1983), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of […]