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New Article at Terror House Magazine: “Matt Forney’s Favorite Terror House Magazine Submissions of 2019″

I discuss my favorite submissions of 2019 at Terror House Magazine:

I’ve commented in the past that, contrary to the New Yorker’s jibe that “no one knows you’re a dog on the Internet,” it’s impossible to be a phony online for very long. You can fool people in the short term, but in the long term, the real you begins leaking out. Ethos and verisimilitude can’t be faked, at least on a long enough timeline. Moreover, you can only wear a mask for so long before it becomes you, as your brain tries to reconcile the reality of who you are with the fantasy you present online. When the “you” is a mentally disturbed person who hates his real life, well, the results are just flat-out hilarious.

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