Joe Shuster, the co-creator of Superman, was a fetishist whose kinks of choice were bondage and sado-masochism. In a 1961 issue of Superman, one town's "official" Superman fanclub wrote the comic to let him know that they had noticed what a bother Lois Lane had become to Superman. They reasoned that her pleadings for attention … Continue reading Spank Me, Joe Shuster, Spank me!
I leave for work with a paper bag full of tomatoes because I overplanted, and someone will want them. The plants have subsumed the broccoli, the herbs, and the onions. On the way to the bus, my doctor returns my phone call about the medicine she has prescribed. Although there is a correlation to organ … Continue reading Comorbidities
Xtina Marie and James H Longmore interview me on PanicRoomRadio! We talk about my inspiration for the book and I read the chapter that started it all: I intended to write Happy Birthday on a friend's facebook wall, but it turned into a narrative about a pansexual country western singer. I don't know where it … Continue reading Check me out on PanicRoomRadio
“Only two pages into Mark Miller’s new novel I came upon this simile: ‘The suit fits like meringue on pie.’ It’s the kind of literary jolt I read fiction for, and this book produces them time and time again. The first-person narration is wry, sometimes smartass and always beguiling, the kind of voice that sticks … Continue reading Check out what novelist Corey Mesler says about The Librarian at the End of the World!
No sooner had they stopped praying for El Paso than they had to start praying for Dayton. Then one man stood up in the back of the room, his voice was shakey when he spoke: "Somehow we need to get out in front of these shootings. We need to pray for a shooting before it … Continue reading Thoughts and Prayers