An Interview with Belial from The Demon Always Wins

Posted Sep 28 2018

Today I’m going to ask you to jump over to Ink and Magick to read an interview with Belial fromThe Demon Always Wins. His interviewer is a saucy young witch with scant respect for a venerated demon. D. Lieber, the owner of Ink and Magic, told me it’s the only guest interview she’s ever read where she laughed aloud. And […]

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Welcome!

Posted Feb 2 2014

Same book, new cover!   Whatever the wager, this demon always wins… Seven short weeks. After beating his boss at the poker table, ambitious demon Belial must appease Satan, so he takes on a new bet. If he can get God’s champion to curse God, aloud and in public, within the agreed timeframe, Hell gains […]

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Old Joke #42

Posted May 22 2010

A kind-hearted fellow was walking through Central Park in New York and was astonished to see an old man, fishing rod in hand, fishing over a beautiful bed of lilies. “Tch Tch!” said the passer-by to himself. “What a sad sight. That poor old man is fishing over a bed of flowers. I’ll see if […]

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The Bare Facts

Posted May 17 2010

I saw my first and only strip show in October, 1974. My husband turned 21 that month and some older friends decided he should celebrate by going to the Todd Burlesque on Brown Street. Although I legally couldn’t get in, they decided I could probably slide by the ID check, and I did. By now […]

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mama

Posted May 10 2010

Mom didn’t drive, but the elementary school my little sister and I attended was only three blocks from our home, so she could walk there for our teacher’s conferences. One year she had a 1 p.m. appointment with Mrs. Cate, who was my seventh-grade teacher, and another at 1:30 with Mrs. Scaly-Legs, who was Robin’s […]

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Old Joke #42

Posted May 8 2010 in

A husband had just finished reading a new book entitled, “You Can Be THE Man Of Your House.” He stormed to his wife in the kitchen and announced, “From now on, you need to know that I am the man of this house and my word is Law.” “You will prepare me a gourmet meal […]

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(Not a) Coal Miner’s Daughter

Posted May 3 2010 in

Listening to President Obama’s eulogy for the men lost in April’s mining disaster at the Massey mine in West Virginia last week reminded me of a my Dad’s (short) mining career. Like many Appalachians, my grandfather spent much of his working life mining coal. He died, at the age of 78, of Black Lung, the […]

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Old Joke #41

Posted May 1 2010 in

A bounty hunter rides into town one morning and goes to the Sheriff’s office. “Is there anyone with a price on his head round these parts?” asks the Bounty Hunter. “Well,” says the Sheriff, “there’s a $500 reward, dead or alive, for the Brown Paper Kid.” “The Brown Paper Kid?!” exclaims the Bounty Hunter. “Who […]

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The Stuff That Life Is Made Of

Posted Apr 26 2010

Last week I got into a conversation with the volunteer who handles inventory control of the donated samples we receive in our Charitable Pharmacy. She and her husband sold off their home in Michigan a few years ago, giving (almost) all of their stuff to their kids. Now they lease a small apartment in Oakwood, […]

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Old Joke #40

Posted Apr 24 2010 in

At the Saturday night tent revival the preacher announces, “Anyone with ‘needs’ to be prayed over, come forward, to the front at the altar.” Leroy gets in line, and when it’s his turn, the preacher asks: “Leroy, what do you want me to pray about for you?” Leroy replies: “Preacher, I need you to pray […]

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