Archive for June, 2012

Pseudopod 288: The White Dog

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The White Dog

by Fyodor Sologub


In a barely audible voice the old woman mumbled: ‘Yes, I am a crow. Only I have no wings. But there are times when I caw, and I caw, and tell of woe. And I am given to forebodings, my dear; each time I have one I simply must caw. People are not particularly anxious to hear me. And when I see a doomed person I have such a strong desire to caw.’

Pseudopod 287: Final Girl Theory

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Final Girl Theory

by A.C. Wise


The woman screams. The screen dissolves in a mass of spinning color, and the opening credits roll.

You know what the worst part is? The opening sequence has nothing to do with the rest of the film. It is what it is; it exists purely for its own sake.

Pseudopod 286: The Bee Charmer of Beckett Falls

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The Bee Charmer of Beckett Falls

by Patty Templeton


Beckett Falls could’ve been sucked up by a twister for all I had in it. It wasn’t worth a full show and it made me nervous. We gave it one tent and a single twilight. Gas up, chalk a few marks and go.

Far as I ever saw, Shawna Garrett was Beckett Falls’ one breath worth breathing.

 

Pseudopod 285: Kill Screen


Kill Screen

by Chris Lewis Carter


I finish cataloging his junk. It’s nothing but shareware for ancient computers, old printer drivers, and a dozen of those America Online discs. I should charge him for making me dig through this mess. ‘Sorry, kid. Even if this stuff didn’t reek, you don’t have anything worth… Hmm?’

At the bottom of the box is a jewel case with no insert. The CD inside has the words Mr. Plott’s Bad Game written in black marker.

‘All right, let’s make a deal.’ I pop open the register, and the sound finally catches his attention. ‘Five bucks for the entire thing.’