The other cat shows up sometimes on the other side of the window. Sometimes it comes at night. Sometimes it comes early in the morning. It hides behind shadows or curtains. It looks a lot like my cat, but is it my cat? Not that I claim ownership over my cat--often, I feel that my … Continue reading The Other Cat [Three Ghostly Cat Photos]
We humans, we are monstrous. We kill spiders, moths, ants, and other minibeasts without remorse. We shoot birds for sport. (And boars and bears and tigers and elephants and other animals, too.) We raise chickens only so we can twist their necks and roast them and devour them. (To say nothing of cattle, sheep, and … Continue reading You Don’t Need to Wear a Scary Costume to Be Monstrous This Halloween (You Are Monstrous the Way You Are)
This is the best time of the year to talk about monsters. When I was a little fellow, at that tender age when I was not quite sure where babies came from, my grandfather used to entice me to stay longer at his place by telling me stories about witches and aliens and local monsters. … Continue reading Do You Believe in Monsters?