Summoning Spirits with Carl Dunn: A Lankville Daily News Exclusive

By Sarah Samways, Contributing Female  While the majority of Lankvillians spent this past Halloween walking around aimlessly, looking for a “good time,” visual artist and occasional occultist, Carl Dunn, spent his morning a little bit differently. Going to the local slaughterhouse, nearby his beloved Fotomat and down around the corner from the Pizza-A-Round, Dunn broughtContinue reading “Summoning Spirits with Carl Dunn: A Lankville Daily News Exclusive”

COLLECTED THOUGHTS: VOYEURISM IN 2015

I have a stalker, (legitimately). When I was slightly younger than I am now I was sexually assaulted. Both are two completely different situations but the scars have some eerie similarities: there’s a lot of blaming yourself, being unable to fully participate in life, constantly looking over your shoulder, and seeing your assailant’s face everywhere,Continue reading “COLLECTED THOUGHTS: VOYEURISM IN 2015”

The Letter I’ll Never Send You

Preface/Note: This is something I wrote like a week or so ago in one of those manic, late-night-depression-fueled moments, (in full quarter life crisis mode). It’s like, somber and stuff…but as the world burns around us, I came across the realization that it isn’t so tragic. I was sad when I wrote this but I’mContinue reading “The Letter I’ll Never Send You”

UMBC Reading List

I am beyond honored to have had one of my novels nominated for UMBC’s required reading for its first year program. As a GED recipient and a university dropout, this acknowledgement from Academia is especially heartwarming. Although not selected, it is always nice to be nominated! You will also notice some of my Lankvillian colleaguesContinue reading “UMBC Reading List”

The Creepers / Nudie Suits with Easter. and Mystery Red Inferno (AKA Alec K. Redfearn)

So yeah, I’m booking shows now – come out for touring friends The Creepers / Nudie Suits with Easter. and Alec K. Redfearn’s solo project, Mystery Red Inferno! Facebook Event DON’T MISS THIS!

STAR SIGHTING AT PIZZA A-ROUND, GARLIC BREAD CONSUMED

via The Lankville Daily News Popular motivational speaker and local “financeteer,” Brian 4 Ever, made a rare appearance at the Pizza A-Round last night. Also spotted were Computer Computer Paper CEO Amanda Burgess, Tammy La Hoyt of Tammy’s Nails, LDN’s own cuisine writer Brian Schropp, and President Albert Pondicherry. Yes, the stars were certainly outContinue reading “STAR SIGHTING AT PIZZA A-ROUND, GARLIC BREAD CONSUMED”

DECISION 2016: LANKVILLE TALKS BACK

LANKVILLE TALKS BACK  The Lankville Presidential Election is heating up. Incumbent Pondicherry is currently in the lead with Royer and Hadbawnik tied for second. Polls close on Thursday and the winner will be announced on Friday via this publication as well as through our sister pundit, The Boston Hassle. You’ve seen the attack ads, nowContinue reading “DECISION 2016: LANKVILLE TALKS BACK”

Boston Hassle features Brittle Brian

Check out my latest article for the Boston Hassle featuring experimental folk singer, Brittle Brian, AKA Victoria Rose and her September 2014 album, “Bony French Cathedrals!”    

Samways and Fick: Consultants (A PAID ADVERTISEMENT)

Samways and Fick, Inc. S&F INC. believes that leaders deserve to have a high-performing team and we help them (the leaders) to place the right people in the right seats doing the right things in the right foundation at the right time and in the right climate.Helping You Reach the Area Near the Top ofContinue reading “Samways and Fick: Consultants (A PAID ADVERTISEMENT)”

Stories featured in Infinite Scroll

Just got the latest issue of Infinite Scroll (#4: Time & Money) in the mail today! Many thanks to Will and Tim for featuring a couple of my Lankville  stories in this one. Get yours today at http://infinitescroll.bigcartel.com/!

Frank Difficult Presents: The Dunwich Horror

Director Daniel Haller’s 1970 cult classic, “The Dunwich Horror,” an adaptation of an H.P. Lovecraft short story, stars a mustachioed Dean Stockwell as Wilbur Whateley, a man with a plan and an eye on a book. The book in question is the infamous and oft-used manual for summoning spirits with black magic, the Necronomicon . Enter Sandra Dee,Continue reading “Frank Difficult Presents: The Dunwich Horror”

Overall, Geometry

I’m a bit saccharine and that’s not subject to change so…I’ll put my ear to the floorboards in the hopes that I’ll learn something – just how does everyone else do it? Walk hand in hand, knowing or at least pretending to know a secret language reserved for two (?) Is that obsessive behavior? HaveContinue reading “Overall, Geometry”