From the Eunoia Archives: The Terror Test: Test Prep #10

Originally written for The Terror Test. Check out their new website. I am now writing Lost in Arhkam. Previous Test Prep essays.  This was written for an episode that was part of the podcast’s semester abroad covering Mystics in Bali (1981) and Three … Extremes (2004). Tremolo: Sweet Chariot of the Gods Contains Mystics of Bali spoilers. My first experience of Mystics in … Continue reading From the Eunoia Archives: The Terror Test: Test Prep #10

To Boldly Go

After a library visit, we were driving by a very popular taco joint near us and I commented on its popularity. My youngest improvised a song: I sat down at the taco placeand asked them to feed my face.I ate it all and then got scared,‘Cause I farted myself up into space. I thought it … Continue reading To Boldly Go


While reading a De Quincey collection, I came across some lines of Shelley that I either hadn’t read or hadn’t remembered, but I immediately responded to them in this context: With hue like that when some great painter dips His pencil in the gloom of earthquake and eclipse. I genuinely enjoy Puritan writing, especially diaries and … Continue reading Couplet