Free Halloween Countdown Calendar

September 2021 Happy September! With the coming of the new school year and cooler weather, my mind always drifts to Halloween. If you’re reading this, I bet you’ve already been on the hunt for Halloween décor and the newest seasonal food options like Monster Mash Cereal and Skittles Shriekers. To help get you in the

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Celebrating Friday the 13th

Party Planning and Menu While patiently waiting for Halloween, sometimes we’re gifted with an excuse to start early by celebrating a comparable…let’s call it “holiday.” That’s right, friends. This Friday is Friday the 13th, and for the Halloween and horror obsessed, the day is one marked by movie marathons, parties, and themed foods. What follows

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New Animated Intro

A rare artifact was recently uncovered from the dusty archives of a insane recluse’s VHS library. Watch the Order of Cosmic Champions Animated Intro.

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New Podcast Interview

Dead Headspace Podcast Episode 102 I recently sat down with Patrick R. McDonough of Dead Headspace Podcast for an incredibly fun chat. We even had a surprise drop-in from Todd Keisling to add to the palpable insanity already on display. We talk about everything from sculpture, to Tommy and the Order of Cosmic Champions, to

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The Corner Store

A Retro Daze Click-back Article Across the street from my apartment building in Brooklyn, there was a row of businesses that helped to define my childhood. The three most important were The Video Store (yes, that was the actual name of the place), The Luncheonette, and the Milk Inn. The following article is all about

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Official Novel Theme Song

Tommy and the Order of Comic Champions As promised, the novel reveals continue with something I’m incredibly excited about. While I was hard at work writing the first draft of the novel, my project partner, Anthony Grate, sought out singer-song writer, Stan Bush to compose a theme song for Tommy and the Order of Cosmic

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On Being a Ghost

Tommy and The Order of Cosmic Champions In October of 2020, a pillar of the retro community approached me to ghostwrite a novel. During a year when most of us already felt like specters haunting empty houses, I was prepared to further vanish into the background of the proposed project. To be the hidden man

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Ink Heist Podcast

Every time I write an article for my webpage, I end up making grand claims about using the news feed more often. I promise articles, anecdotes, and…well, lots of other stuff I never deliver. I’m not sure today’s microscopic blurb makes up for it, but I do hope the resulting hour-plus of pure podcast gold

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Battling the Trolls

Writing wasn’t my first love. When I was younger, I set my sights on becoming a toy designer. The year was 1992, and my friend Thomas and I knew we had something special. We created two unique Battle Trolls designs to submit directly to Hasbro. Our shared delusion of grandeur was so strong, we had

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