“The Unsolvable Deathtrap” available online and nominated for award

My short story, “The Unsolvable Deathtrap”, which originally appeared in Interzone #202 is now available online at the TTA Press website {Thank you, Andy Cox!]:

Click here to read it.

And click here for a better look at Rik Rawling’s amazing artwork.

The story has been nominated (longlisted) for the British Fantasy Society’s Short Fiction Award.
*Snoopy dance* ahem. Very cool.

Jack Mangan’s Deadpan #65: Deadpan is the Way


Farrrrrrrrrpoint Media
The most obvious choice for an opening Stolen Movie Lines
“Crescent”by Phil Rossi, podcast novel promo
Dumbass Memories
::::Tim Callendar aka Jeff Conaway
JC Hutchins Deadpan bumper
Ryah plays with her microphone
Deadpan is the Way Project, part 1
The contents of the car, part 1
::::Brad P.
::::Chris the Fixed Kitty
Alvie in Boulder, Deadpan bumper
Ryah’s Deadpuns
Rhettro Deadpan bumper
The contents of the car, part 2
::::Brad P.
::::Chris the Fixed Kitty
Deadpan is the Way Project, part 2
Stolen from the 80s
::::That guy who called the thing in for the last episode channels Michael Jackson
Greasy Spoon Comments
Greasy Jelly Bean game
Marlo Dianne’s “Nobody” Deadpan bumper
Stolen Paragraph
Deadpan is the Way Project, part 3
TD-0013 Deadpan bumper
Original music: “Desert Scene”
Stolen, modified Rap Lyrics
A world of audio wonder awaits you there

Jack Mangan’s Deadpan #64: Trust Jack Mangan

Apologetic Show Notes.

Farrrrrrpoint Media
Deadpan is a Madhouse
Pseudopod promo
Justa J0e is all tingly
The contents of Sci-Fi Laura‘s Hotel minibar in Dublin, Ireland
Alvie channels Dr. Zoidberg for a Deadpan bumper
Ryah from Calgary‘s “My Parents Are Crazy” memory
Heather Welliver Deadpan bumper
More of Sci-Fi Laura’s minifridge
Brad P. from NJ Deadpan bumper, beeyotch
Stolen Rap Lyrics
::::Susan Z. channels LL Cool J
Introbabble (?)
Really Big Things by Paul Maki. episode 13b “Ivo’s Grotto”
Greasy Jelly Bean – a new winner!
“Thank you!” to my volunteers
Poet Fox aka the Deadpan Poet Laureate brings it with more cinquains (so there)
More of Sci-Fi Laura’s minifridge
Kilroy 2.0 Deadpan bumper
World lyricsmash (my favorite of mine)
Stolen Paragraphs
::::ditto aka the Deadpan GreaseMan
Greasy Spoon Comments
Jessica aka The Leather Clad Mistress of Deadpan‘s spooky Deadpan bumper
More of Sci-Fi Laura’s hotel room
Stolen from the 80s
::::Terry the Toad (http://www.indypodcasters.com/terrythetoad/)
Time to Outrobabble
AKA Name dubs
::::Kris from Tempe
Big announcements (well, not really)
Pimping Leann’s Tag in the Seam episode #25
More of Sci-Fi Laura’s hotel room/minibar
Unrelated Thought
New original Music: live from room dirty-fifteen. . . featuring
Heather Welliver – vocals
Mathew Wayne Selznick – guitar and vocals
Me – guitar
Evo Terra – percussion
Everyone else. . . ambient noise and backing vocals
Thanks so much to MA in PA of the BL8TN podcast for the recording.

Jack Mangan’s Deadpan #62: aka The Pan of Death

Real show notes. Trust Jack Mangan.

Crazy FPM remix intro
Addressing the drama
Brave Men Run promo
Ed from Texas and Alvie duet
Stolen Paragraphs
::::Paul Maki
::::Amy Bowen aka the Deadpan Ambassador
Greasy Jelly Bean game setup
AKA Name Dub Ceremony
::::Paul the Lancastrian
::::WNDR Wolf
::::Julio Aldana
::::Tim Callendar
Jeremy from Seattle and Andrea Smarty Hottie‘s hilarious GYGO outtakes
Lions, Tigers, and the Deadpan bumper
Dumbass Memories (a pretty good one)
Raequel from the Triscast bumper
Watching TV commercials
Really Big Things (that’s Tee Morris doing the intro) by Paul Maki. Episode 13, part 1. “Ivo’s Grotto”
Crusty Willie the Chicken Pirate
Stolen from the 80s
::::the guy who submitted that Dumbass Memory
Greasy Spoon Comments
Greasy Jelly Bean point award
An important woman in my life
Black Circle Remix