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It Escapes Me – 2nd Issue of Shoe Factory Road

By: - August 28, 2015
Category : Shoe Factory Road, Writing

Episode 2 — Part 2 After realizing I never posted the second part, I figured it’s overdue to release the second half of this episode. Without any further waiting, I present the second episode of the second issue of Shoe Factory Road. Enjoy, and stay out of the woods! For Part 1. Fixated on the scrapbook. Each […]

An Evening With A Television Serial Killer

By: - August 14, 2015
Category : Writing

After what amounted to a pretty busy week, I decided to spend a quiet evening with my girlfriend, rewatching an episode of Psych titled, “Mr. Yin Presents,” (season 4 finale).It’s more or less a sequel to “An Evening With Mr. Yang,” (season 3 finale) which kept the audience hanging off a cliff for the better […]

Summer In The City

By: - July 25, 2015
Category : Shoe Factory Road, Writing

Over the 4th of July weekend, I was able to make it back to my hometown of Chicago. There’s something about the midwest in the summer that makes it extra special. My sister was throwing a party for her son, who just turned 1. I was grateful to spend some time with my sister, who […]

A Dance In the Cemetery

By: - May 13, 2015
Category : Writing

Back around 2011 I had been looking for the 25th Anniversary edition of Stephen King’s book, IT. When the news broke they’d be dropping an extremely limited amount of copies, I began feverishly trying to locate a copy. I don’t recall exactly the first time I read IT, but I believe I was in 4th […]

Goosebumps From Goosebumps

By: - August 13, 2014
Category : Writing

  I heard recently they were going to do a Goosebumps remake. This brought back a certain amount of nostalgia for me. Was it going to be ruined by Hollywood? Probably. That’s the cynical side of me. I would really love to see them get it right. To understand how much this means, you’ll need […]

The Road Down Shoe Factory

By: - June 26, 2014
Category : Writing

People often ask me how I come up with stories. Growing up in a suburb of Chicago, I had the unique experience of living in a very urban setting, while still living close to enough cornfields to feel like I lived in Kansas. (I heard something like 98% of the population of Illinois lives in […]