About the Author

Ed Grabianowski is an author and freelance writer. He’s worked as a contributing writer for io9, HowStuffWorks, and Sweethome, and his fiction has appeared in His fiction has appeared in Black Static, Shanna Germain’s Geek Love, and David Wellington’s Fear…

A simple system to eliminate "tanking" in pro sports leagues

All of the major American sports leagues have had instances of teams “tanking” to reach last place and get a strong draft pick to rebuild the team in the last ten years. There’s an easy way to fix it. If…

Movie review: Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence)

I could not miss the limited American showing of Shin Godzilla. I realized this is the first time I’ve seen a proper Toho Godzilla movie in a theater since Godzilla 1985! It was an excellent, albeit very strange kaiju movie….

Use Your Illusion -- The Final Cut

It’s an interesting mental exercise: can you take Guns N’ Roses’ sprawling, goofy, indulgent conjoined twin records, Use Your Illusion, and reshape them into a single, cohesive album that would stand alone as the undisputed 2nd best thing GNR ever…

Mothman: An Exposé

A bizarre creature terrorized a town in West Virginia in 1966 and 1967, leering at locals with glowing red eyes, flying over their cars and causing radiation burns and even the collapse of a major bridge over the Ohio River….

An Alternate Blade Runner Theory

A lot of Blade Runner fans like to contemplate the true meaning of the movie, what the origami means, whether or not Deckard himself was a replicant, all of which changes based on which cut of the movie you’re watching….

Instrumental Music for Writers

If you’re a writer, you probably like to have some background music on while you work, maybe to set the mood, maybe to drown out the other yobs in the coffee shop. Music with lyrics is too distracting, so everyone…

Movie Review -- Jack Palance in Attack! (1956)

It’s easy to think all 50s movies are bland, conformist, patriotic pap, but this intense World War II drama has a surprising amount of bite, and it stars a young Jack Palance at his seething best. It’s also got one…

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Help My Dad Fight Cancer, Get an Awesome T-Shirt

In September of 2015, my father found a lump on the side of his neck. A few weeks later, it was confirmed as a cancerous tumor. He’s ready to take on whatever treatments are necessary (and believe me, none of…

Fear After Fear -- An Anthology of Flash and Micro Horror Stories

I’ve collected the stories that I originally wrote for David Wellington’s Fear Project into a special, limited, Halloween-only anthology. The stories may be short, but they’re honed to a razor-sharp edge. I’ll only be offering this collection through the end…

31 Days of Nightmares  -- Goodnight Mommy & The Witches' Mountain

So much hype and anticipation, so much disappointment. Goodnight Mommy I was really psyched to see Goodnight Mommy. The trailer was weird and creepy and hinted at dark secrets. The trailer was better than the actual movie. The silver lining…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Halloween: Resurrection, Young Frankenstein, Return to House on Haunted Hill, and The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

I know I’ve slipped off schedule a little bit, but here’s a four-pack of horror movies to get us back on track. Young Frankenstein There’s not much I can say about this comedy classic — we were due to see…