The Library of America’s story of the week is Edgar Allan Poe’s, “The Masque of Red Death.” There is also discussion of the story’s history. “The ‘Red Death’ had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. . . .”
Gather round, my friends, and hear the tale of “The Great Flamingo Uprising,” when the flamingos fought back against the horrible geese at the zoo. (Thanks, Mike!)
Daniel Mallory Ortberg has been inspired by “Untitled Goose Game” from House House. His goose monologue is excellent. “I am the horrible creeping bag of sound that is the most worst to you! I will use my beak to mischief you and I will press B. I wobble […]
Friend of the Gutter Christine Makepeace has a story up at The Selkie. It’s “Shoot The Messengers; Burn The Witch.” You should definitely read it.
Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about love and loss in ghost stories at Arré. “On cold nights as thick snow rests on the ground, the ghosts of a beautiful young woman and a little girl still haunt Furnivall Manor House. Soon, the sound of an organ […]
Spookoween has begun with “Spookoween 2018: 31 Days of Horror, Part I” by the Gutter’s own Carol! (There will probably be two more posts covering the rest of Spookoween!)