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Star Wars: My Darkest Emotions Awaken

“As we sat down to our scrambled eggs, we heard a great crash and a scream. Our family rushed into the living room to find my Grandma Dalton lying in a heap amid the ruins of the Death Star. My brother and I rushed past her to the shattered remains of our precious play set.” Corey Michael Dalton reflects.

Ransom Place

“By all accounts, Briley Bryant was a beautiful child, a coffee-colored cupid crowned with a halo of dark curls. But it wasn’t just his beauty that impressed, it was his soul.” A Mythic Indy story by Corey Michael Dalton.

Punchlist, Week of 3/10/14

“As a lifelong comic book fan, I’ve long known that for every one Spider-Man there are at least 10 Arm Fall Off Boys.” Corey Michael Dalton picks his lamest superheroes.

April 21, 2013
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Punchlist, Week of 4/22/13

“Who doesn’t love a good mash-up? After all, there’s a reason why Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are turning 85 this year!” Corey Michael Dalton mashes up a Punchlist.

June 18, 2012
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Punchlist, Week Of 6/18/12

“When crafters use toilet paper rolls as one of their principal ingredients, they usually end up making nonfunctional binoculars or poorly painted cardboard castles. But not French artist Anastassia Elias, oh no!” Corey Michael Dalton critiques some TP art.

December 13, 2011
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Dumpsters Dumpsters

Waste Not, Want Not

“’There’s a dead person in here,’ I blurted. I had done a good job of suppressing my emotions up to that point, but saying the words made the situation suddenly, alarmingly real.” New fiction by Corey Michael Dalton.

October 10, 2011
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Hip Hip

Punchlist, Week Of 10/10/11

Rock gets bluegrassed, He-Man gets hip, Doctor Who gets really, really good, and an X-Men movie is better than you’d expect. Recommendations from Corey Michael Dalton.

September 28, 2011
peculiar peculiar

Punchout: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

One reviewer is practically in line for the sequel; the other is peculiar. Find out who’s who.

August 21, 2011
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To The 90-Year-Old Woman Who Irrationally Accused Me Of Line Jumping At The Charlotte Douglas International Airport

“Look, I appreciate that you don’t speak much English. I don’t speak much Hindi, either. Regardless, I have been standing right in front of you for the past 10 minutes.”