When I was eight I had a friend with a pirate’s smile —Cyndi Lauper, “Sally’s Pigeons” The missing and the murdered Alicia Showalter Reynolds: missing. . .
Mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related. Book recommendations: Before the list of true crime books, I must mention this. . .
Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are linked. . .