Bare Knuckle Pickups

30 Jan 19
King of B Movies

Plot:The town of Peckham County, California, home to Brandt Research, is experiencing a rash of mysterious deaths due to sexual exhaustion. State Department Agent Neil Agar is on the case! 8 Minute Pause:Okay, 9 minutes but it has one of the best riffs of the movie. At this point we have our first two deaths […]

25 Jan 19
Far and Few

Garden of Steel (I) Dimni ah Wundah sat by the jutting metal wall, her hands bound in metal, and tried to listen to the metal man making strange sounds at her.  She was tired and hungry, always hungry.  The unnaturally bright lights hurt her shade-adapted eyes and the harsh stink of machines made her nose […]

23 Jan 19
Glasgow Review of Books

“You’re in for it, son,” they told me. “Tonight, you’re fighting a bear.” I’ve never been good for picking up on a joke, so I asked them again. They said they were serious. There’s a bear coming in on a truck and I gotta fight it. Payout’s eighty bucks, eighty-five if I can beat the […]

09 Dec 18
Diary of a Malcontent


15 Dec 18

Select Picks for beginners and experts – from Music Radar  Find the best electric for rock, metal, blues and beyond…Finding the best electric guitar for you is a very personal choice – there are countless shapes and sizes to choose from, all of which suit different musical genres and goals. Here, we’ve recommended a host of instruments across […]

04 Dec 18
Just Above Sunset

There’s that line from one of Horace’s Odes – “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori” – “It is sweet and proper to die for one’s country” – even if Wilfred Owen didn’t think so. “Sweet” may not be the right word either – “satisfying” might be better – but decorum – fitting and proper […]

22 Nov 18
Aiden S Clarke, author

La Fierabrosa: A Lyndy Martinez Story, Part-22 Link to Part-1: La Fierabrosa Part-1 Lyndy Life Tip #177: If you find yourself living in a single-wide trailer, or really any house under 1000 square feet, never install a cuckoo clock. Ted grunted as he worked to fasten the last few bolts securing the oil pan to the […]

17 Nov 18
Sometimes I Wonder...

Life goes fast, there’s no doubt about it.  If you’ve had kids, you know they grow in the blink of an eye.  Days become weeks, weeks become months, and months become years.  Before we know it we are looking at life in the rearview mirror. So often we spend our days racing from one obligation […]

14 Oct 18

This 2-year-old child had a history infantile esotropia and a bilateral medial rectus recession was done previously. Dr. Fredrick decided to do a strengthening procedure of the lateral rectus as the eyes were still esotropic. This video demonstrates a lateral rectus resection surgery in the left eye of this child. All the steps of the […]

04 Oct 18
Stella Bixby

Stress breakout. Perfect. The nasty pimple on my chin peered back at me from my rearview mirror. There was no way I could walk into an interview with that monster on my face. I caked on foundation as thick as the dust on the back of my TV in an attempt to cover it. Deep […]