No Disintegrations

In which Stu Horvath calls out Boba Fett for the chump that he is.

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EATEATEATEATEAT: An Interview with Laird Barron

In this Unwinnable Weekly reprint, Stu Horvath talks to Stoker Award-winning horror author Laird Barron about his life and work.

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Queen Without a Throne

The scene takes place in a dimly lit chamber whose narrow stained glass windows cast a feeble light on the body of a dead boy: the former King Joffrey. But the scene’s first shot is not of Joffrey. It’s of Cersei and Tommen, Joffrey’s mother and younger brother. Cersei Lannister stands in the exact center of the shot, but it’s Tommen the camera favors, putting him in focus while a blurry Cersei stands in the background. Within seconds, Tywin Lannister, Cersei’s father and Tommen and Joffrey’s grandfather, appears. The camera switches to an angle behind him as he enters, his

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Have You Seen the Yellow Sign?

In 1938, Raymond Chandler published a short detective story called “The King in Yellow.” It takes its name from the victim, a musician named King Leopardi. When the hotel dick, Steve Grayce, finds the man shot to death in his bed, clothed in yellow silk pajamas, he remarks, “The King in Yellow. I read a book with that title once.”

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The Collector

I’m fairly certain I’ll never become an antiquarian bookseller in real life, so I’ll settle for playing one on the Internet.

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Out There, in the Darkness

Stu Horvath hunts for the Gloucester sea serpent – mostly from the safety of shore.

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