The Next Door Horror Sketch Competition: Quarantine Dinner With The Family

To keep creative juices flowing during Shelter in Place, the guys from The Next Door Horror sponsored a sketch competition. Asking creators to use isolation to their advantage, they received several entries. With contest sponsor Dan Burt’s permission, we’re running some on Fanboy Planet.

Today’s entry: Rich Barney’s “Quarantine Dinner with the Family.” Even in the best of times, family dinner conversation can be scary.

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In addition to running Fanboy Planet, Derek has written for ActionAce, Daily Radar, Once Upon A Dime, and The Wave. He has contributed stories to Arcana Comics (The Greatest American Hero) and Monsterverse Comics (Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave). He has performed with ComedySportz and Silicon Valley Shakespeare, though relocated to Hollywood to... work in an office? If you ever played Eric's Ultimate Solitaire on the Macintosh, it was Derek's voice as The Weasel that urged you to play longer. You can buy his book "I Was Flesh Gordon" on the Amazon link at the right. Email him at