Short Order

September 19, 2009

I don’t know where my noir-fascination originated, but there’s something special about dialogue that sizzles like bacon.  I’ve always been a sucker for diner-lingo.  A few months ago, it inspired this short story….

Short Order

Above the clouds, it still rains.  No pitter-patter. More like split-pea mist.

Floating highway roars outside.  Looks like Jetsons. Smells like Jersey.

Naked Lady Calendar: July.  Never used to rain in July.

Electric eye jingles an 8-bit interlude above the door. Octo-Gen with no teeth dodders in. Orders a hockey puck, so I burn one.

Behind the counter, flipping the burger.  Synth-beef smells like octane.  Octo-gen eyes an antique on the shelf.  Faded decal on the side.  “Historic Route 66”.  Been there since I started here.  Décor, I guess.

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Handmade Horrors

September 6, 2009

Here a few shots of props and sets from my latest project, “Bygone Behemoth”. Please click to see larger versions.