For those who may not have watched Doctor Who, or have only seen recent episodes, here is a bit of explanation from Wikipedia about K-9. K-9 is a robot dog acquired by Doctor Who's title character in the 1977 serial The Invisible Enemy. The first two incarnations of the character travelled alongside the fourth Doctor (portrayed by Tom […]

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As I was deciding what I would use to build K-9's chassis and body framework, the immediate thought I had was to use an Erector set. I never had one while I was young as I preferred LEGOs as a kid. However, it seemed to me to provide ease of construction, versatility of parts, and yet still […]

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After doing research into what makers these days are using to provide the brains for their robots, I have made a decision. I read this great article from Make Magazine comparing the Raspberry Pi to the BeagleBone and the Arduino Uno. Contrary to their advice though, and despite how cute it would be to have a […]

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Hello and welcome to my latest blog. I recently got it into my head that I should like to build a robot with my teenage kids as a way to encourage their interest in STEM projects. I am a huge Doctor Who fan and have raised my kids up proper to be fans as well. […]

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I am a life-long fan of the British sci-fi TV show Doctor Who. I am slowly putting together a costume to wear to conventions that will incorporate elements of outfits from all of the regenerations of the Doctor. I already own a scarf from the Tom Baker era and the knit jumper from the Sylvester […]

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Behold, the paranormal adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have finally arrived. Among the stories by 14 authors in this anthology, you can find my vampire tale "A Voice In The Blood". I hope you'll check it out soon. All of the stories are fun and thrilling and I am excited to have been invited […]

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We have been rocked by some dark news in just the last few weeks. Local TV pioneer, and my childhood icon, Bill “Wallace” Thompson passed away. Not finished grieving that, we all learned that Robin Williams had died. Then on August 20, my friend and mentor, podcasting legend Patrick "P.G.” Holyfield, was taken away from […]

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The big day has arrived. This Friday the 29th, aka Black Friday, sees the release of my newest story, BLACK MAGIC, as an eBook and a Podiobook. If you heard the tale serialized on HorrorAddicts.net this season, you can now download the full story, as a Kindle eBook from Amazon, or in any format from […]

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HorrorAddicts.net recently published a book titled HORRIBLE DISASTERS. It is an anthology of horror short stories set during historical natural disasters. Proceeds from the sale of the book will go to benefit Rescue Task Force, a charity organization that has been providing support to victims around the world since 1988. Edited by Larriane Barnard, it features […]

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