Posts by mbbrophy

The Heights — Chapter Nine

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Web Novel Episodes | 0 comments

Share“Mrs. Hurley” (7:16)         The Heights, a Web Novel by Mary-Beth Brophy, ©...

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The Minnesota Iceman

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

The Minnesota Iceman

ShareIf you happen to be in Austin, Texas, in the near future, you may be able to stop by the Museum of the Weird for a glimpse of the once famous Minnesota iceman. So what’s a Minnesota iceman? The missing link between man and ape. Murder victim. Latex dummy. Bigfoot. Latex dummy of the missing link between man and ape. You get the picture. There are a lot of theories. Before we get into the details, a little personal disclaimer:   I believe there is probably such a thing as the Himalayan yeti. I believe there is probably not such a thing as the North American bigfoot. I’m not a...

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An Article That Is Not Really About Banshees

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in News of the Weird | 0 comments

Share“Hey Ed, the boss wants a couple thousand words about banshees. What’s a banshee?” “It’s like a ghost.” “Like a ‘whoo-whoo’ ghost or just a philosophical ‘things that haunt us’ ghost?” “I dunno. Look, I’m kind of busy. Just write the freakin’ article yourself.”   And thus…   Apologies for the small size. If you click on it, it gets big enough to read. ...

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Death by Glacier

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in News of the Weird | 0 comments

ShareA cautionary tale about the inadvisability of vacationing in the shadow of a giant block of ice…   Download (PDF,...

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A La Carte Exorcisms

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in News of the Weird | 0 comments

ShareThis could well be the most diabolical marketing ploy ever: Once we’ve quoted you a price, the ghosts will kill you if you choose another vendor…   Download (PDF,...

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