Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

This post is for Danny, who’s been microblogging a lot on Facebook lately. Strangely, this post grew out my response to one of his Facebook statuses from last weekend, so this is a shindotv/Ink2metal collaboration. Also, it’s the Thursday morning after the latest Project Runway episode, so it’s only appropriate, even if it’s frightening.

Read with caution. You don’t want your boss to peek over your shoulder and see you looking at this.

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Resplendence: Benny’s Narratives

For the past few weeks, I’ve been posting various entries that are part of Resplendence, this body of work that tells a young man’s story about suffering in a mental hospital and finding salvation in the Gold Lady, who he describes as a “saint and much more.”

Here is the first part, which I originally drew, wrote, and compiled as a self contained short story. It was published in Trepan in 2001.

Meet the Gold Lady, meet Benny. Warning: some things in this story are very messed up. Language isn’t safe for work.

Benny’s Narratives

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