Strange Or Die! January Edition

The new year is upon us. What better way to wash away the painful memories of the last year then to blast your beleaguered brain with two hours of twisted tittilation? Strange Or Die! is back, buddy! Join us at Volumes Bookcafe (1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.) on Tuesday, January 17th for this month’s iteration of Strange Storytelling, Perplexing Performances, and Phantasmagorical Film. We guarantee you will be bewitched, beguiled, and quite likely bewildered. This month’s edition will feature: A reading by Ben Spies, a glimpse at that one channel that is always scrambled, by Frank Pollard, and something completely different … Continue reading

Strange Or Die! New Monthly Strange Fiction Event

Is your normal, boring existence getting you down? Is there a lack of ichor and tentacles in your life? Were you disappointed when there wasn’t a secret message from the other side in your morning latte? Are you tired of literary events that don’t, not even once, mention aliens OR reptilians? Have we got a show for you. Join us at Volumes Bookcafe on Tuesday, October 18th, for an evening of strange presentations, including: readings, film, music, and always something you would never expect. This event is free. A dizzying selection of beverages both caffeinated and alcoholic will be available … Continue reading

Poor Brentons Almanac – Episode 4: Crib Keeper

Hello, survivors and shut-ins. Welcome back to the Bunker of Love. Had to take a couple months off, but I promise you this episode is worth it. Miles out in Lake Michigan there is one man who is responsible for the water supply for half of the city. When the infrastructure that keeps Chicago starts to break down, he has to fight for his life, as well as that of millions of people. Wait, what is that in the sky?