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We're Back. Yeah, For Real. by Ray
I'm going to tell you something that, four or five years ago, I wouldn't have imagined thinking, much less admitting: wr...
November 18, 2016
 
No Longer October by Ray
In case you weren't around last month, you...actually didn't miss anything at all. I managed to sneak in a boring-ass ex...
November 01, 2015
 
It's Still October, Right? by Ray
October has been straight-up bare around here. I have reasons for this. About 6 or 7 weeks ago, I jacked my back up pret...
October 28, 2015
 
What A Time To Be Alive by Ray
I am sitting in a hospital room, waiting for my son to be born, and updating The Strangelands on my phone. Good old tech...
June 18, 2015
 
The More Things Change by Ray
There's a chime that sounds in my new neighborhood. I don't know where it comes from...maybe the house across the street...
May 09, 2015
 
What's Up by Ray
So I've told you guys that I'm going to be ...
March 05, 2015
 
Back To The News by Ray
I planned on writing tonight. Then I fell asleep, because I'm old, and one of my new hobbies is being tired. Fortunat...
February 07, 2015
 
Heard there was a problem by Trey
Couldn't edit stories before. Fixed it....
December 29, 2014
 
Welcome Back by Ray
In case you haven't heard, What Happened? by Trey
You might have noticed that TheStrangelands disappeared for about a week. Even worse, you might notice that we are miss...
November 11, 2014
 
Insert Fight Club Quote Here by Ray
I'll be honest, kids--my head isn't really in the game, at this point. And when your head isn't in the game for Strangel...
April 02, 2011
 
Excuses, Excuses. by Ray
So you might have noticed that this issue is a little late. And maybe how you noticed that last month, even though it wa...
March 04, 2011
 
Happy Birthday by Trey
Happy Birthday Strangelands, you crusty old bag! Iíve broke out the rot gut whiskey and cheap cigarettes to celebrate s...
March 01, 2011
 
It's My Birthday, So You'll Cry If I Want You To by Ray
Well kids, it's that time of year again: our birthday. Seven years ago this month, a couple of drunk kids decided to sta...
February 02, 2011
 
Twenty Eleven--The Year My Liver Finally Leaves Me For Another Man by Ray
Happy New Year, everybody. I hope it's going good for you so far. Mine isn't too bad at all. I managed to walk that ...
January 01, 2011
 
Although Donuts Would Be Good, Too by Ray
What's up, kids? Did you miss me? Yeah, I know you did, don't act all tough, like you got along just fine without me. ...
December 01, 2010
 
Update by Ray
I would like to start out by saying thank you to Charlie Mine. I appreciate the fact that you've been posting in my abse...
November 17, 2010
 
Sanctuary Book Project by Ray
You guys know how every year around this time, I start talking about how I'm working on a book? Usually, it's right abou...
November 06, 2010
 
Different Kind Of November by Ray
So it's November. In America, this traditionally means things like turkey and togetherness for Thanksgiving. This usuall...
November 02, 2010
 
I Wrote This During Lunch by Ray
Hey kids, welcome to October. This is one of the few months that I enjoy, mostly because it means I get to go home and v...
October 01, 2010
 
Hello There, It's September by Ray
We gotta be quick about this month's intro, kids--I'm supposed to be on my way to work right now, and I haven't even put...
September 01, 2010
 
Happy August by Ray
Hi there. How's it going? Pretty good, I hope. So, I don't know if you noticed or not, but it's August. August...
August 01, 2010
 
Hungry For Love E-Book (UPDATED) by Ray
I wrote a new zombie story. I haven't quite decided if I'm going to post it here or not. Right now, it's available as a ...
July 20, 2010
 
Happy Fourth Of July by Ray
Hey kids, hope you're enjoying your holiday (if you're Americans--if you're not Americans, you're probably used to being...
July 04, 2010
 
So, Yeah...News by Ray
Hey everyone, it's July. Don't believe me, look at your phone or your calendar, or maybe even your watch, if it's fancy ...
July 01, 2010
 
You, Too, Can Be The Proud Owner Of Raw Dog by Ray
At one point, I mentioned a quickly thrown together book I was working on called Raw Dog. It seems like it was just the ...
June 21, 2010
 
There Is A Bug And A Cleaver Named After This Month by Ray
I have so many pens in my pen holder right now, and I don't know where they came from. I know that's not too exciting, b...
June 01, 2010
 
I Probably Just Need Some Bacon by Ray
It is way too early in the day to be this brain-bogged. Which is probably why I was surprised by the fact that it's a ne...
May 01, 2010
 
Raw Dog by Ray
If you've been a regular reader for the past few years, you might remember me bitching about my back for what was probab...
April 27, 2010
 
Or Was I? by Ray
So I'm naked right now. That's not really the point of anything, but I find it very distracting, and I knew that I would...
April 02, 2010
 
Daylight Savings Time Sucks by Ray
So you probably already know it, but here in America, we switched over to daylight savings time last night. As much as I...
March 14, 2010
 
I Can't Remember If It's The Year To Make A Joke About Marching by Ray
I'll tell you what, February got away from me. I kept hearing about things that were going to happen in March, deadlines...
March 02, 2010
 
Don't let distance keep you away by Trey
Taken from the N-Train, New York City, Feb 21, 2010
Andrew Joseph Stack: LUZR 4evah by Ray
Today was a weird day. Even before the airplane crashed into a building in my neighborhood, I mean. After that happened...
February 19, 2010
 
Media Whoring by Ray
I know what you're thinking. You're thinking, "Man, I wish there was one more place on the internet that I could see var...
February 16, 2010
 
Lulu Coupon Code by Ray
Hey gang, I just got a notification from Lulu (the place where...
February 12, 2010
 
Happy 6th Birthday, The Strangelands! by Ray
It's February, which means only one thing: It's our birthday! I suppose it could mean more than one thing, like it's tim...
February 01, 2010
 
The Rumor About The Pig Is Slightly Exaggerated by Ray
You may have noticed that I was late getting this issue up. There are very good reasons for this, including, but not lim...
January 03, 2010
 
Merry Christmas. I Got You A Book. by Ray
Hey everybody, how's it going? Good, I hope. Me, I'm pretty excited--I just finished final-proofing my latest book, "Deg...
December 25, 2009
 
I Got Surprised By December Because It Is Obviously Just Like A Ninja by Ray
I'm a little surprised that it's December. More than a little surprised, actually. I wanted to have my book not only pro...
December 01, 2009
 
Eat Me, Reviewed by Ray
So...Thanksgiving is over, you're settling back into your routine, getting ready for the work week, whatever. Not compl...
November 30, 2009
 
Update...Kind Of by Ray
Back in August, I began compiling stories for a book. I even started writing a post about it, talking about how I knew i...
November 11, 2009
 
It Looks Kind Of Like A Turkey Neck by Ray
So you might have noticed that I'm a running a little late this month. Well, I'm back from vacation now, and since I'm n...
November 05, 2009
 
Bee Are Bee by Ray
This news would be much more striking if I'd been posting every day, but I'm going to be out of town for a few days, so ...
October 29, 2009
 
Boo! Seriously, Though. Boo. by Ray
Here we are, in October. Are you enjoying it? I hope so. I'm a little angry about it, to tell you the truth. I know I...
October 01, 2009
 
Websites: Plotbot And Library Thing by Ray
I woke up early this morning. Determined. I had a plan. I went to bed early on a Friday night specifically so I could wa...
September 20, 2009
 
Good Ole September by Ray
You might have noticed it is September. I used to mark the month of September with the cooling temperatures, the beginni...
September 01, 2009
 
Hate Week 2009 Postcards by Ray
I finally managed to get a few Hate Week 2009 postcards printed. I had originally planned on getting them printed by a ...
August 09, 2009
 
Break Out The Party Hats And Hand Grenades by Ray
Usually, I don't get too excited about writing the first "News" post of the month. Like, if this site was a porn movie, ...
August 01, 2009
 
Slight Update by Ray
I am at Burger King eating Burger Shots. They are not very good at all, but I'm mostly here for the air conditioning ...
July 02, 2009
 
Oh, It's July Now by Ray
Hey, gang, here's July. I got it for you. Because I care about each and every one of you. Normally, I'd post whatever...
July 01, 2009
 
Excuses And Pictures by Ray
So...been a while, huh? Believe it or not, I actually have legit reasons for my absence and lack of posts. And, no, i...
June 16, 2009
 
Twitter by Ray
I was recently trying to describe to some of my family what Twitter was about and why people are going all crazy about i...
June 06, 2009
 
Say Goodbye To A Dry Ass-Crack by Ray
So...June. This is the month when life in Austin pretty much starts to suck nads. Everything is hot and wet--not like a...
June 01, 2009
 
You Swine! by Trey
If you're reading this, congratulations. The Swine Flu hasn't killed you yet. Neither has the Avian Flu. Nor SARS. No...
May 01, 2009
 
It's Not An Excuse, It's News by Ray
Welcome to May, everybody. Be honest--you weren't sure if I was gonna make it, were you? Well, here I am, and here yo...
May 01, 2009
 
Enjoy A Bargain...Please by Ray
We aren't real big about advertising around here. Basically, we pimp our own little products and that's it. And even the...
April 20, 2009
 
Acting A Fool by Ray
So it's April. Like you didn't know. I find April interesting mostly because it's the beginning of the name-after months...
April 01, 2009
 
Site Update And Other News by Ray
You may have noticed lately that the site has been loading kind of slow. There's a technical reason for this, and Trey e...
March 27, 2009
 
Spring Break by Ray
You may have noticed that I haven't been posting much lately in the last week. Spring Break. Usually, this break mean...
March 22, 2009
 
Change Your Clock by Ray
God help you if you're relying on me to keep you from messing up, but don't forget to change your clock, if you live in ...
March 09, 2009
 
Well, At Least We Get To Drown Our Sorrows In Booze by Ray
So March, huh? I don't have a lot to say about March, really. I mean, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't kind of glad it's...
March 01, 2009
 
5 Years by Trey
God help me. My guts are churning and I can barely breath. Apparently the cheap ass generic cold medicine I'm snorting ...
February 26, 2009
 
Don't Get Mad, Get Wii-ven by Ray
This section was originally designed to display the weird randomness pulled from the police blotter section of The Canad...
February 10, 2009
 
It's Not The Age, It's The Penis Size by Ray
Welcome to a new month, Strangelanders. February, I believe it is. I don't have much use for this month, really. I mean...
February 01, 2009
 
44 by Ray
Inauguration Day, and I have to be honest with you--I got goose bumps listening to President Obama speak. I'm not a ...
January 20, 2009
 
Another New Year by Ray
Happy New Year, everybody. We just got back from our vacation (gone for almost two weeks), and I've got all kinds of stu...
January 01, 2009
 
Don't Miss This Amazing Opportunity! by Ray
You have no idea how excited I've been for this moment. Ever since I told you I was writing a book about zombies, I hav...
December 15, 2008
 
Beware Of Fat Guys Who Want You To Sit On Their Lap by Ray
It's December. You know--the most wonderful time of the year. Or the hap, happiest time of the year. Some bullshit like...
December 01, 2008
 
Thanksgiving Eve Post by Ray
It's kind of a holiday tradition for me to stay up the night before Thanksgiving and write about sticking my hand insid...
November 27, 2008
 
Health/Site Update by Ray
I'm feeling much better, and I wanted to write a post for you tonight, but I had to get caught up on all the shit that p...
November 24, 2008
 
Feelin'Crappy by Ray
So in case you haven't heard from my mom, I've been sick again. I got sick Sunday night, on the last night of her visit,...
November 20, 2008
 
Back To "Normal" by Ray
Last night, I wrote a post whining about one of my teachers and about my future in general. It wasn't funny at all, and ...
November 10, 2008
 
Time Change; Day Of The Dead: Repost by Ray
The following was originally posted on November second. Honestly, it's not even worth re-posting. But what happened was ...
November 07, 2008
 
Election time again by Trey
It's done. It's over. Finally. Thank God. I'm voting tomorrow, for the first time ever. There was a point I was excited...
November 04, 2008
 
Addressing The Important Issues by Ray
So it's November. Got that Thanksgiving thing going on this month, if you live in the States. If you don't, too bad for...
November 01, 2008
 
Happy Halloween! by Ray
Hey everybody. Happy Halloween. I was hoping to get some sort of scary story written for today, but it didn't work out. ...
October 31, 2008
 
Happy Birthday by Ray
Here's the thing: I'm an idiot. I think we all know this by know. It's not an excuse, it's just a fact of life. Mayb...
October 24, 2008
 
Beef Cake! by Ray
So a while back, I had this huge art project (okay, it wasnít really that huge, but it seemed like it to me because I s...
October 09, 2008
 
I'm Pretty Sure There's A Fest Named After It by Ray
Man, I was just on my way to bed. You know how you get right before bed, your eyes are all tired, and you're practicall...
October 01, 2008
 
For your consideration... by Trey
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September 16, 2008
 
September, Changes by Ray
As a child, I had a love/hate relationship with September. On the one hand, it meant that school started, and that made...
September 01, 2008
 
Hate Week Shirt Reminder by Ray
I just wanted to remind everyone that I will soon be taking the Hate Week shirt out of our shirt shop (I'd add a link to...
August 30, 2008
 
Because I Really Need To Post Something by Ray
Every time I go a few days without posting something, it feels like Iíve gone weeks. This is probably due to some stran...
August 18, 2008
 
Hate Week T-Shirt by Ray
It was recently suggested that we use each monthís tagline on a limited-time t-shirt in our shirt shop. For example, th...
August 08, 2008
 
August Sucks by Ray
I totally forgot it was time for a new issue until I saw Lynne Greyís latest post and saw that it was dated August 1st....
August 01, 2008
 
How To Post by Ray
In the comment section of another post, someone asked about a FAQ section to answer questions about posting. I'll talk t...
July 28, 2008
 
Do you smell that? by Trey
Itís 7 in the AM and youíve finally managed to tuck an hour and a half under your belt when an explosive, phlemy, almos...
July 08, 2008
 
Upright Position, Indeed by Ray
Hello, and welcome to July. Thank you for choosing The Strangelands as your carrier, and we hope you enjoy you your tri...
July 01, 2008
 
Also, I Might Get A Haircut! by Ray
I'm finishing off my move this weekend, in case you're wondering why no update yesterday. Yes, I realize I've been movin...
June 28, 2008
 
Shirt Shop Update by Ray
Hey gang,I put up a couple new designs in the shirt shop. You can go over there if you want to see what I put them on (I...
June 25, 2008
 
News From The (Store) Front by Ray
Depending on how astute you are, you may have noticed our new wall of pimping over on the right side of the main page....
June 17, 2008
 
Throwing myself to the wolves. by Lynne Grey
Hi everyone, my name is Lynne and I've been reading all this crazy stuff for a while now. I finally got the nerve to act...
June 10, 2008
 
Juuuuuuuuuune! It's Here. by Ray
Welcome to June, Strangelanders. I spent the day moving to my new apartment and clothes shopping with my princess. Itís...
June 01, 2008
 
Profiles in Humor by Dave Riley
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May 31, 2008
 
Quick Trip by Ray
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May 16, 2008
 
Urge To Kill...Fading by Ray
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May 02, 2008
 
I'll Take Months That Rhyme With Badasses for 200, Alex by Ray
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May 01, 2008
 
Profiles In Humor by Dave Riley
"Haw haw haw" is always funnier than "ha ha ha," believe you me....
April 30, 2008
 
Someone Read Portly Boy! by Ray
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April 10, 2008
 
A Period Piece by Ray
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April 09, 2008
 
(Insert Witty Title Here) by Ray
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April 01, 2008
 
Profiles in Humor by Dave Riley
Ever notice how, when you say or write o' rather than of, hilarity ensues? Well, it does. ...
March 31, 2008
 
Comments weirdness by Trey
Started feeling guilty about the messed up comments so I took some time out of my roadtrip to try to fix them. I'm hopi...
March 05, 2008
 
Happy MaróDammit! by Ray
So itís March. Believe it or not, I donít have a whole lot to say about that. I mean, thereís St. Patrickís Day, if y...
March 01, 2008
 
Stopping In To Say Hello by Ray
Hey kids, sorry to leave you so long with that last post about animals having sex. Iíve been extremely busy doing stup...
February 12, 2008
 
Comment Captchas by Trey
Ray was complaining about comment spam again. In an effort to finally put an end to this stuff, I've added 'Captchas'. ...
February 01, 2008
 
Naked Photos Make A Great Gift by Ray
People sometimes ask if it feels weird to put my writing up where everyone and anyone can read it. They ask how I can ...
February 01, 2008
 
Ray Reads A Story by Ray
I recently mentioned that my princess read th...
January 10, 2008
 
I Have Another Book by Ray
So I put together another book. You can find it here, if youíre in...
January 09, 2008
 
New Year? Save Your Receipt by Ray
Happy New Years, Strangelanders. Hopefully, most of you were able to usher in the new year with more debauchery than ...
January 01, 2008
 
Merry Christmas! by Ray
Merry Christmas, Strangelanders. I'm visiting my hometown at the moment, and my internet access is sporadic, so I'm not...
December 25, 2007
 
Going Home by Trey
Iíve been out all night and a cold wind is blowing bad weather through the streets. I should be in bed. Iím leaving Ne...
December 17, 2007
 
Gift-Wrapping Up The Year by Ray
UPDATED Good old December. So good that theyíve made songs about how itís the most ...
December 01, 2007
 
Thanksgiving Eve by Ray
Traditionally, I spend the night before Thanksgiving writing about how Iím going to be elbow-deep in turkey ass before ...
November 22, 2007
 
Take Advantage Of Me! by Ray
I had a few minutes to kill before heading out to my Algebra class, so I figured Iíd just write a quick little somethin...
November 05, 2007
 
Let The Holiday Season Begin by Ray
Iíll be honest with youóIím putting a lot of pressure on November this year. October ended up being mind bogglingly di...
November 01, 2007
 
Not Dead--Or In Nebraska by Ray
Sorry, kidsóbetween school, work, and pain, I havenít had much time to write. Iím hoping to be back in full effect soon...
October 19, 2007
 
I'm On Drugs! by Ray
I woke up this morning because of a pain in my leg. It felt like the beginnings of a cramp, so I stood up quickly, hop...
October 01, 2007
 
A Month I Can Dig by Ray
October, finally! I love October. Iím not sure why, exactly, but Iím guessing it has something to do with the fact th...
October 01, 2007
 
Yet Another Post About Podcasts by Ray
All right. Maybe youíre all sick and tired of listening to me carry on about a Strangelands ďpodcast,Ē which is, funda...
September 24, 2007
 
Updated Comment Section by Ray
Iím not nearly as smart as I need to be to tell you this. Sorry. That said: We at The Strangelands have recently...
September 18, 2007
 
I'll Be Back by Ray
Iíve been sick. I feel too rotten to bitch and moan about it right now. I have made an interesting discovery, though,...
September 13, 2007
 
Communication Probl%@?+&$#*$!! by Ray
If you check this site with any sort of regularity, you may have experienced page-loading problems lately. Maybe the oc...
September 06, 2007
 
Not The Only One Hearing Voices by Ray
UPDATE: I went through and changed the links so that they now lead to Podbean, which is...
September 02, 2007
 
It's September. Really. by Ray
Okay, so I see weíve all made it to September. Good job, team. Septemberís not my favorite month of the year by any m...
September 01, 2007
 
The Podcasts Are Coming by Ray
Iíve been kicking around the idea of some sort of Strangelands audio version for a while now, but I wasnít really sure ...
August 27, 2007
 
Somewhere Else by Ray
Life has seriously been getting in the way of things, as far as writing goes. Nothing important enough to talk about, ...
August 18, 2007
 
Tooning Out by Ray
So itís been sort of a strange weekend. Not good in a weird way, and not weird in a good way. JustÖbleh. I went to b...
August 05, 2007
 
The Worst Month? I Think So. by Ray
August. Oh, August. How I hate this month. I canít think of one thing good about it. Oh, waitóI think Treyís birthd...
August 01, 2007
 
Nothing Clever Here by Ray
Itís not that I donít have anything to say about July, itís just that because Iím such a very important person, I donít...
July 01, 2007
 
Vacation Begins by Ray
I'm off to start my vacation, kids. I'll have your First-Of-The-Month Quotes and your intro to July posted tomorrow, bu...
June 30, 2007
 
Crazy Comments by Trey
Recently, as some of you may have noticed, the comments on the site were spammed (one story had over 20k comments attach...
June 12, 2007
 
June Bugging Me by Ray
Ah, June. I donít really have much to say about June, except for mine doesnít seem to be going all that well so far. ...
June 01, 2007
 
Word To Ya Motha! by Ray
Ah, May! The month ofÖof, umÖman, I donít know. Itís been a long day, and I donít really feel up to being cleveróyou ...
May 01, 2007
 
Revision Of A Fat Man by Ray
All right, so I guess itís time for me to drop some cash on this Portly Boy book thing. Iíve been saving up to buy an ...
April 09, 2007
 
It Won't Be Fixed by Ray
Treyís back, and in position to fix the kooky tag line of the front page, but he told me tonight that he likes the way ...
April 03, 2007
 
I Am Jackís Broken Brain by Ray
I had all Saturday to come up with something good to put up on the new issue. I went to bed early most of last week, s...
April 01, 2007
 
Dammit... by Ray
Treyís in Houston this weekend, and I have no idea what the hell Iím doing around here. Which means that of cou...
April 01, 2007
 
Marches Past by Ray
I was just about to go to bed right now. It was a long lousy day, and when I got home, I saw that the maintenance men ...
March 02, 2007
 
3 Years by Trey
3 Years and counting. Whoíd aíthunk it. Happy Birthday to all us freaks and geeks who call this low rent corner of the i...
February 02, 2007
 
We Are Now Officially A Crowd by Ray
Well kids, itís February, which means a couple of things. It means we made it through the post-holiday recovery month ...
February 01, 2007
 
Slacking by Ray
So hereís the deal: I spent most of yesterday writing, working on a story that I really thought I would have finished ...
January 15, 2007
 
Hate Week The Third by Ray
12:45 a.m. January 6, 2007. Hate Week has officially begun. I celebrate by knocking back a shot of whiskey and a shot...
January 06, 2007
 
We Have Made It To THE FUTURE! by Ray
According to my brand-spankiní-new desk calendar, itís 2007. Accordin...
January 02, 2007
 
Selling Out, One Page At A Time by Ray
I was talking to Trey a while back, and we were discussing this website. ďYou know, I was thinking about it,Ē he said,...
December 12, 2006
 
Beginnings At The End by Ray
EDIT: I was going through some of my wedding photos today, and found this one. This dud...
December 01, 2006
 
Happy Thanksgiving by Ray
Happy Thanksgiving, Strangelanders. Sorry there's no turkey preparation story this year, but I'm actually about to head...
November 23, 2006
 
Big News by Ray
I GOT MARRIED! ...
November 11, 2006
 
Doom and Gloom by Trey
Every so often when Iím talking to Ray well into our cups on a weekday evening, he just seems a bit too chipper and I fi...
November 07, 2006
 
Enter Novemeber by Ray
As I was getting ready for bed last night, I saw a commercial for Crest whitening strips. There was a Christmas tune p...
November 01, 2006
 
Change Your Clock by Ray
Time change tonight! Back to real time! Die, Daylight Savings Time, you evil bastard! Change your clocks with glee, ...
October 29, 2006
 
What's Up Now by Ray
Hey Strangelanders. I was in the shower the other day, and I suddenly realized that it was October and I havenít told ...
October 22, 2006
 
Mixed News by Ray
The Strangelands is telling me that itís a new month, and who am I to disagree? Nobody, thatís who. I donít mind it b...
October 01, 2006
 
by Jesse
Hello, Fellows. It has been a shamefully long time since my last update or post. By some grace, I'm back again, alth...
September 25, 2006
 
Site Updates by Trey
I was planning on posting something tonight, but the muse is obviously someplace else. Instead I made a couple site upd...
September 14, 2006
 
Stuff You Should See by Ray
I think that the internet is mostly just filled with crap. I mean, you have this medium that allows pretty much anyone...
September 07, 2006
 
All About September by Ray
All right, so we all made it to September. Way to go, team. For some reason I always associate September with going b...
September 02, 2006
 
The Gazelle by Ray
Instead of going out and buying a bottle of whiskey tonight, I bought exercise equipment. ...
August 23, 2006
 
Knocking August (bad joke, but I don't care) by Ray
Knock, knock. Whoís there? August. August who? August of win...
August 01, 2006
 
Net Neutrality by Ray
Thereís something Iíve been meaning to talk to you all about. The only reason I've waited this long is because I didít ...
July 29, 2006
 
More Free Music by Ray
So I was messing around on the internet last night, not really looking for anything in particular, and I stumbled acros...
July 23, 2006
 
Recovering by Ray
Whatís up, kids? Hope you all had a fantastic 4th of Julyówhether youíre an American or not. I am, and although I wou...
July 07, 2006
 
Welcome To July--I'll Be Leaving Now by Ray
July is ďin the house,Ē as it were, and I for one, am really excited. Iím sorryÖthatís not true. The part abou...
July 01, 2006
 
The People Change Afterward by Ray
I always get a little embarrassed when I write explicit sex scenes in my stories. I guess itís because I feel that whe...
June 26, 2006
 
The People Change Prologue by Ray
So this story ďPeople ChangeĒ gets really explicit. And by that, I mean thereís some sex in there, and if youíre not i...
June 26, 2006
 
Back To Normal by Ray
Whatís up, kids? In Ray news, my princess got back from Mexico, safe and sound. Her first meal after returning from...
June 18, 2006
 
Everything Is Okay by Ray
First off, I would like to direct yo...
June 10, 2006
 
Welcome To June! (I couldn't think up a cool title) by Ray
Whatís up, Strangelanders? Looks like we made it to June. I donít know if thereís really anything special in June. L...
June 02, 2006
 
In Case You're New... by Ray
So I was talking to Trey the other night, and we were discussing how cool we were for posting so many 2 Heartbeats stor...
May 23, 2006
 
Time Marches On by Trey
I wanna pull on your coat about something. I wanna bend your ear. I wanna whisper my thoughts and faith into the cortex ...
May 04, 2006
 
Hello, Killy by Ray
Iíve been running various sentences through my head for the last forty-five minutes, wondering how, exactly, I wanted t...
May 01, 2006
 
Understatement by Ray
I'm sick as a damn dog. Have been for days, now. Just uhg, man. Going to bed now, I'll be back when I can think witho...
April 19, 2006
 
No Need To Knock by Ray
Back in the day, Trey was the only one around here who had the power to begin a new issue of The Strangelands. What th...
April 01, 2006
 
Fires In the Panhandle Of Texas by Ray
In case you havenít ever realized it, I donít watch the news very often. Once in a while, someone will bring something...
March 18, 2006
 
Redesign Rollout by Trey
So, I rolled out the redesign tonight. There were all sorts of problems and the site was down for a bit of time tonight...
March 17, 2006
 
Redesign by Trey
So, after a bit more than 2 years, I was thinking that the site needs a redesign. I have a tentative design already up....
March 14, 2006
 
Keepin' Ya Informed by Ray
So Iím posting the first part of the story. ďHunting Trip.Ē Yeah, baby, original as a mad bastard. Inspired, even, a...
March 07, 2006
 
It Feels All Mushy by Ray
All right, kids, I came up with a story for this week. Itís a haunting tale of a young boy that goes on a hunting trip...
March 06, 2006
 
Comments by Trey
At the request of Ray, I spent a couple of hours tonight adding comments to the site. If you go to the bottom of any st...
March 02, 2006
 
Fighting the Good Fight...To the Death by Ray
ďSo, March, we meet again. I see you left your goons at home this timeÖĒ ďI wonít be needing zem zis time, Mr. Rayóg...
March 01, 2006
 
2 Years by Trey
(FYI, Whoever I've been 'borrowing' internet access from finally wised...
February 21, 2006
 
The Big 2.0 by Michael K
Just had to give a welcome happy birthday to The Strangelands. I'd like to say two years and still going strong but unf...
February 03, 2006
 
Happy Birthday, The Strangelands! by Ray
So, wow. Two years weíve been doing this stuff. Two years of late-night kisses, midnight fights, and morning chats ov...
February 01, 2006
 
Query Dreams by Ray
Kuh-ryhme-eny, kids. Iíve been drinking cold coffee and warm whiskey for the last three hours, and not just for the sa...
January 11, 2006
 
Hate Week Returns by Ray
Hey kids, itís that time again. Yeah, I canít believe it, either, but itís trueóitís been an entire year. Hate Week i...
January 06, 2006
 
by Jesse
Wow, 2006. Nine months from now, I'll be reborn as a 24 year old, working class citizen. Fancy that. I wonder what other...
January 01, 2006
 
Pull Up a Chair and a Bottle Of Antacid by Ray
So itís a brand new yearÖhow do you feel about that? Itís a little after eight in the morning as I write this, ...
January 01, 2006
 
waszis? by Jesse
Well, that last post of mine got pretty well...
December 25, 2005
 
by Jesse
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December 25, 2005
 
Strike Update by Carey
Before I begin my tirade on the PITA (pain in the a##) factor this strike in NYC is causing me, I'm going to ride Ray's ...
December 21, 2005
 
How's it? by Jesse
It's finals time at UT... which sucks, cause I was done thinking about this crap about two weeks ago and yet effort is s...
December 15, 2005
 
Christmas Music by Ray
One thing you may or may not know about me is that I love music mashups. To me, the only thing better than a good song...
December 09, 2005
 
Bluh by Ray
All right, so I finally got my pictures posted, as...
December 07, 2005
 
Short and Not So Sweet by Ray
Yet another month has snuck away from me, escaped into the night like a lover that somehow managed to tear free of the ...
December 01, 2005
 
Links by Trey
Added three new sites to the Links section. We now have a link to the Palace Theatre in my home town of Canadian Texas....
November 30, 2005
 
Moving on Down by Carey
I have been talking about moving on a semi-regular basis over the past year. Many of my friends still don't believe it's...
November 29, 2005
 
I Guess It's News by Ray
So Iíve made it through Thanksgiving, which turned out to be a bigger event than I had planned. I mean, I know itís a ...
November 28, 2005
 
From the admin by Trey
A couple of things about the site. I know some people have had trouble setting up photo galleries. I'm starting to thin...
November 22, 2005
 
Iraq by Trey
Itís been awhile since Iíve gone on a tearing political rant. Your welcome. Some might say that this site isnít about ...
November 22, 2005
 
(2) by Jesse
Let's back up a bit. It was a crisp, dry day in December. I was home from college for the holidays and bored off my a...
November 17, 2005
 
Some Links To Look At by Ray
Hey kids. This isnít a real post, so donít get too excited. Just a couple of things I thought you might want to check...
November 16, 2005
 
Intro(1) by Jesse
Now you see in movies, all the time, about mutation bestowing an enormous power and responsibility, and it always seem t...
November 14, 2005
 
Pictures of A Hometown Sunrise by Ray
So I finally got some of the pictures posted from my recent trip back home. If youíre wanting pictures of skyscrapers ...
November 11, 2005
 
Another Month by Trey
About a year ago I turned over the new issue responsibilties to our boy Ray. After all, he's kept this site rolling thro...
November 02, 2005
 
An Update by Ray
Hey Kids, this update is a few days old, but I figure you'll take what I give you, and beg for mor...
October 31, 2005
 
Not Even An Update. by Ray
Hey kids, I had an update ready to post, but I can't find any place with a decent internet connection, so this is all y...
October 29, 2005
 
Trick Or Trizzle For Rizzle...Because I'm Down, Yo by Ray
Ah, Octoberóthis is where the year gets fun. We have a night dedicated to scaring the shit out of little kidsówhat cou...
October 01, 2005
 
Resignation Letter by Ray
I just finished typing my resignation letter. Itís shortóonly three or four sentencesóand itís pretty lame. But it ha...
September 26, 2005
 
What color are my shoes? by Trey
I own a mirror, I have eyes, I know I've put on a few pounds. I like my Ben and Jerry's, there's a perfect ass shaped ...
September 13, 2005
 
Getting Out Of Work--Lesson One by Ray
Itís Sunday night, and I find myself in front of the computer once more, dreading the job that I have to go to at seven...
September 12, 2005
 
A Really Long Review Of House On Haunted Hill by Ray
(Authorís note: I wrote this movie review while watching the movie, and itís too long to proof read, so there are proba...
September 07, 2005
 
Better Than A Buck by Ray
September. How exciting. It starts with an ess, ends with an are, and thereís nothing but fun in between, right? Ií...
September 01, 2005
 
Angelina Jolie by Trey
I looked at that huge list of ĎRayís running down the front page of the site and felt guilt. The poor freak is carrying ...
August 18, 2005
 
Time You'll Never Get Back by Ray
So I had yesterday off. You know what I did? Practically nothing, man. I just sat around, looking at various garbage...
August 04, 2005
 
Updates by Trey
Just so you don't think I'm neglecting this site, two little updates you might not have noticed. 1)We now have a favi...
August 02, 2005
 
Jerking Your Mind For Another Month by Ray
Well kids, here we are: a brand new month. August. Is there any month more exciting? I think we can all agree that ...
August 01, 2005
 
I'll Take "What Is the Question?" For Two Hundred, Alex by Ray
Well kids, Iíve got some pretty big news. I proposed the option of marriage to my princess the other day. In case you...
July 24, 2005
 
The Ultimate Battle by Ray
Okay, boys and girls, I gotta lot to tell you about, but I donít know if Iím going to get around to it. Just about eve...
July 24, 2005
 
A couple of tidbits by Trey
I keep telling myself I'm a capitalist. I've spent the last 4 years of my life working for souless multi-national financ...
July 21, 2005
 
Empathy by Ray
Sometimes I feel like I should explain myself to everyone, like I should tell them that Iím really not a horribl...
July 10, 2005
 
What to say? by Trey
What to say? Our hearts and minds are with you London? Our hopes and prayers are yours? All are true, none can take t...
July 08, 2005
 
My Fourth of July by Ray
You know, Iím usually pretty bitter, and thatís cool. You go with your strengths, you know? But if youíre looking for...
July 08, 2005
 
Another Stupid-Hot Month by Ray
I took a minute this evening to look back over some old issues, and it was sort of weird. Last year at this time, I wa...
July 02, 2005
 
Important Info by Trey
I wanna chew on your coat about something. It's not the usual strangelands ranting and raving, but there's some creepy s...
June 24, 2005
 
Stop the negativity by Carey
I have been extremely busy with work the past few weeks and consequently have not had time to post anything on this site...
June 17, 2005
 
Not Much by Ray
Hey Crew, I posted some new pictures tonight, pre...
June 09, 2005
 
Europe by Trey
So, I'm staring into the last two lonely ice cubes melting away in my mason jar full of double discount whiskey. Yes, i...
June 03, 2005
 
Links work again by Trey
Generally I prefer busting things. Beer bottles, furniture, family heirlooms, my ass. But, sometimes I feel like fixin...
June 03, 2005
 
Surprise! by Ray
Well, heck. I guess we made it to another issue. I went to enter a story, and when I got it posted, my computer told ...
June 01, 2005
 
new photo gallery by Trey
posted a new photo gallery called "some old photos". It's, well, some old photos. I used to take tons o...
May 24, 2005
 
From the Admin by Trey
So, after a year of the strangelands I actually got around to looking at the site statistics for the last month. I thou...
May 24, 2005
 
Bibles, Bullets, and Weds. Whiskey by Trey
Weds night with whiskey. Gotta get up early tomorrow, but who has time to care. A fellow can learn to live with a hango...
May 19, 2005
 
Won't You Be My Neighbor? by Ray
Glad you could join us once again. I feel like a depraved sort of Mr. Rogers, sometimes: walking through the door, ch...
May 03, 2005
 
U Crash, I HOP by Ray
Itís bedtime, boys and girls. Iíve probably got just enough time to tell a bedtime story, so Iíll tell it, if youíre w...
April 29, 2005
 
Pictures Added by Ray
Well, here we are. Itís just you and I, and the occasional shadow. The dog downstairs is barking like mad, he always ...
April 19, 2005
 
Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Me Twice, I'll Destroy Everything You Love by Ray
April first, man. The highlight of my day is going to be starting a new issue of The Strangelands. The low point will...
April 01, 2005
 
Fixed by Trey
Posting problems should be resolved now. I had to go through every page in the administrative section and force re-en...
March 16, 2005
 
Why Stories Are Not Posting by Trey
In case you did not read "a note from the admin" below, I thought I would repost this with a slightly more accurate titl...
March 15, 2005
 
Haircut by Ray
I talked a while back about how hard it was for me to decide on a style of haircut--being a fat guy, you can screw up an...
March 14, 2005
 
A Note from the Admin by Trey
So, I have noticed that some stories are being rejected upon posting. I have looked into the issue and it is related to...
March 11, 2005
 
New Month, Same Old Resentment by Ray
Itís a new month again, in case you havenít noticed. Iím sure there are all kinds of amazing things going on around be...
March 02, 2005
 
My Brother by Ray
Iíve been thinking about my brother. I donít know why, really. Just have. Heís growing up, and I have been getting o...
February 05, 2005
 
Gallery Update by Trey
I got a new Canon 300D digital camera, and I figured I'd post a few pics taken with it. I only found 8 I liked, so to s...
February 04, 2005
 
UPDATE One Year and Counting by Trey
I coulda gone to sleep early tonight. Woken up with 8 solid under my belt, a grin on my freshly shaven face, and a spri...
February 01, 2005
 
Changes by Trey
You might have noticed that the stories are listed in a different order now. Stories used to be listed with the oldest ...
January 27, 2005
 
You gotta be kidding by Trey
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January 25, 2005
 
Not all who 'wonder' are lost. by JFK Harris
"One death is a tragedy; a million is a statistic." - Stalin I do wonder. I wonder about war all the time and everyw...
January 20, 2005
 
Time, Place and War by Trey
I wonder. I wonder about the wrong war at the wrong time in the wrong place. When is the right war, time, and place? ...
January 20, 2005
 
Tidbits from Iraq by Trey
Some intresting reading from Iraq. LTC Tim Ryan is Commander, Task Force 2-12 Cavalry, First Cavalry Division in Iraq: ...
January 19, 2005
 
Hate Week by Ray
Leave it to Hyde, man. The tag line, in case you havenít noticed, is ďNo Time For Love, Dr. Jones.Ē One of the best ...
January 06, 2005
 
Puppy Love by Carey
Well here we are, five days into a new year and I haven't had the opportunity to write 2005 on anything. I almost feel l...
January 05, 2005
 
New Year, Same Old Addictions by Ray
Well, it seems as though weíve ushered in a new year. Someone has done something like ushered in, apparentlyóitís all ...
January 05, 2005
 
Deck the Halls...Or That Lady Who Just Got the Last Gameboy by Ray
Itís December, in case you havenít noticed. The holiday season is officially here, I guessóand I donít just mean like ...
December 07, 2004
 
The Election and Other Thoughts by Trey
The election is over, and, thank you John Kerry, platoons of disappointed lawyers have trudged home with briefcases full...
November 05, 2004
 
The Blue State by Carey
They say it's not over till the Fat Lady sings, but this latest national show ended with one simple concessional phone c...
November 04, 2004
 
Live Long and Prosper by Ray
Here we are again, you and I. All of us. Alone in the dark, no matter how much light you might have as you read this....
November 02, 2004
 
I've Got the Power by Ray
Word up, ladies and gentlemen, freaks and geeks, children of all ages. I've finally gotten some internet here in Texas,...
October 12, 2004
 
65/45 by Trey
"I'll be with you in a moment", the mindless voice announced. . . . "How can I help you? 45 for 1, 65 for 2. That'...
September 04, 2004
 
A Weds. Night... by Trey
A wendensday night... Following in the footsteps of the great authors of old, I got good and drunk to post the intro fo...
August 05, 2004
 
An overachiever by Carey
Thirteen years ago I decided that I really wanted a pet in my life and contemplating my busy lifestyle I figured a cat w...
July 23, 2004
 
6 months and counting... by Trey
TheStrangelands.com is surprised to be celebrating it's 6 month anniversary. Yes, it's true. Oh rare and appreciated r...
July 05, 2004
 
Aim For The Heart Ramone by Trey
This short cigar belongs to the man with no name. This long gun belongs to the man with no name. This poncho belongs t...
June 02, 2004
 
March Issue by Trey
A month come and gone, yet The Strangelands remains. Last month we had 12 stories posted by 4 different autho...
March 04, 2004
 
Michael Jackson's Teddy Bears by Trey
According to this report from the New Yo...
February 04, 2004