Issue 51

“Well maybe you haven’t heard the news about civilization started in Africa. We’re more then just pins and dolls and seeing the future in chicken parts. You’ve been reading too many tourist guides.”

–Marie Laveau (Angela Bassett), American Horror Story: Coven

The Good Witch of the South

The Good Witch of the South

The Voodoo Queen of Southern Hearts Today is Halloween! Celebration commences this evening with folks of all ages and backgrounds dressing up as ghouls, ghosts, goblins, and the monsters under your childhood bed. Some folks festoon their porches and doorways with...
The Monster of Lake Van Buren: Part 5

The Monster of Lake Van Buren: Part 5

***Read Part 1 ***Read Part 2 ***Read Part 3 ***Read Part 4   Part 5: Bounty The steamboat adjusted coarse and moved through the waves towards the torches. I could feel the boat strain under the weight of the attached leviathan. The creature seemed to have temporarily...
Basket on Head

Basket on Head

Basket on Head When I was walking around Charleston, I noticed far back in a private garden a statue with a basket over its head. It struck me as both whimsical and mysterious, as when could only imagine what the face looked like. (Click on the image for a...