Tom Baker

Author of Haunted Indianapolis , Indiana Ghost Folklore, Scary Urban Legends, Midwest Maniacs, Midwest UFOs and Beyond, Scary Urban Legends, 50 Famous Fables and Folk Tales Notorious Crimes of the Upper Midwest : 

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The Moonlit Path
2 months ago
He sat at the edge of the bar, nursing his beer. She sauntered up to him, slinking in her black dress, smelling of mothballs and cheap booze. A radio somewhere. Tinny music moving on the wind. —These ...
Where Have You Been, John Redhawk?
2 months ago
"Finally. I punched that hole in the sky."
A Dream of Jack
3 months ago
Last night I dreamt of Jack the Ripper. I was walking into the bedroom, presumably of a trailer park whore somewhere in Butte, Montana, having moved there for obscure reasons. As we lay in bed, she fl...
3 months ago
I was with a large man, a vegetarian activist-- scribbling madly in a notebook, he referred to human infants as "Useless eaters." "What else would you call them?" he inquired. And then two blonde wome...
The Body of Ginsberg
3 months ago
I, or rather WE get off the train, And it is a station of white walls, white floor, and sunshine Slanting in but painting orange all around as if by cheap florescent God is illuminating this space for...
Meet Woman, Meat Woman
3 months ago
Meet Woman, Meat Woman, why did you die? Rotting on the ground made of tuna and rye! salami goes hungry underneath the sky; you're a mountain of cold-cuts and fat. Meet Woman, Meat Woman, hidden under...