Happy Birthday – Cassandra Peterson (aka ELVIRA)

Posted in humor, monster, godzilla, horror, art, comic books, Film, collectibles, ghosts, halloween, News, Cool Stuff, history, literature, TV, elvira on September 17, 2014 by Ed Brock

She was my dark childhood crush–and I’m still crushing on her today. 

Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira) was born today–and she still has my darkened heart.


In Creeps The Night anthology (J.A. Mes Press)

Posted in art, Cool Stuff, ebook, fantasy, ghosts, halloween, horror, humor, kindle, literature, monster, News, nook, weird, writing with tags , , , , on September 11, 2014 by Ed Brock

Proud to be part of this wonderful anthology from J.A. Mes Press–proceeds of which go to the Mothers Without Borders charity.

The anthology will be available for purchase (in softcover & ebook) on Sept. 30, 2014.


Happy Birthday – Freddie Mercury

Posted in art, Cool Stuff, history, music, News on September 5, 2014 by Ed Brock

One of the greatest front-men–ever. Freddie Mercury was born today (in 1946).


My first kid’s book is now available

Posted in art, Cool Stuff, ebook, fantasy, halloween, horror, humor, kindle, literature, monster, nook, twitter, weird, writing on September 2, 2014 by Ed Brock

My first kid’s book, FINDER KEYPER, is now available in print & ebook from Amazon.

A mix of horror, humor, adventure–for kids of all ages.

Finder Keyper 6x9 cover

Happy Birthday – Ray Bradbury

Posted in art, collectibles, comic books, Cool Stuff, ebook, fantasy, Film, ghosts, halloween, history, horror, humor, kindle, literature, monster, mythology, News, nook, TV, twitter, weird, wisdom, writing on August 22, 2014 by Ed Brock

One of our greatest writers, Mr. Ray Bradbury, was born today in 1920. Though he left us in 2012, his works remain to challenge, entertain, teach and inspire us.


Something Wicked This Way Comes & The October Country are such a part of my childhood, I re-read them every year to connect with those wonder-filled days of youth.

Selection from my book – The Little Things DO Suck!

Posted in Cool Stuff, ebook, Film, history, humor, kindle, literature, News, TV, wisdom, writing on August 13, 2014 by Ed Brock

Little Things Like:

TV commercials about make-up products—

where the before picture is obviously taken in bad light, the person has no make-up, is wearing their worst clothes and is positioned in an unappealing location

and the after picture has great lighting, the person has on professional make-up, is wearing clothes provided by the make-up company and is now located in a place with a spectacular view

–giving the viewer the impression that the product has performed a miracle.

Robin Williams

Posted in humor, News, wisdom on August 11, 2014 by Ed Brock

Fuck you, Universe for taking Robin Williams. We needed him a while longer–because the world needs to laugh more.



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