April 2011 archive

The Legend of the Pope Lick Monster

As I noted back when I reviewed Winterbeast, I have a fondness for regional horror films. There’s just something about the rough, “do it yourself” indie vibe combined with the time capsule nature of such films that speaks to me. The best way I have to describe it to someone who has never seen such …

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Killjoy 3

You know you’re in trouble when the creepy occult guy you’re doing business with suggests that you try a more traditional method of revenge rather than summon the ancient demon of vengeance that you’re paying him lots of money to do. But the mystery man in the movie insists on using the demon and after …

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The Star Wars Cantina

Back when I was just a tiny tot, I once read a children’s “making of” book about Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. One of the facts listed inside was that some of the creatures in the famous cantina scene were actually recycled costumes from horror movies. It made sense to me, especially due …

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6′+ Episode 3 is Up!

To quote the description given at our third episode’s official listing: “‘May is Zombie Awareness Month! So before you get sick of them (if you’re not already), we bring you this episode of 6′+ dedicated to the decaying. That’s right – it’s all ZOMBIE related music for this episode.” So be sure to have a …

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I’m Officially Sick of Zombies!

I suppose it all began when I was putting together last year’s Christma(dnes)s article. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was bad enough, but an even lazier knock-off of a lazy novel? And a knock-off based around A Christmas Carol? No thanks. Seeing not one, but two zombie poetry books only added to my displeasure on …

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A Handful of Dirt: Caleb Emerson

Caleb Emerson

A Handful of Dirt asks a person five questions they wouldn’t normally expect or receive in any other credible interview. In consulting the Serendipiter Bag o’InquiryTM, we pose a series of questions to come up with a bit of knowledge unknown before – a handful of dirt.   Caleb Emerson is an auteur the likes …

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The Arkhams, ‘Road to Arkham’

The Arkhams, ROAD TO ARKHAM

The Arkhams Road to Arkham As if having the name The Arkhams wouldn’t draw in the psychobilly fiends and spooky kids, the Ed Rothized picture of C’thulu on the front of Road To Arkham will definitely make your horror punker friend pick the disc up. Then, the real horror begins. The Arkhams are one of …

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Tuesday uEtsy: Got Decalz?

Got Decalz? http://www.etsy.com/shop/gotdecalz  ZOMBIE HUNTER KILL OR BE EATEN – Vinyl Decal Sticker – FREE SHIPPING May 2011 is this year’s Zombie Awareness Month, making sure that the general public is fully aware of the concept, implementation and possible destruction of zombies. As the recent horde of zombie-related material in the last handful of years …

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The 2nd Annual GdL16 Easter Egg Hunt

The objective is the same as the one last year: Find all of the articles that reveal hidden “Easter Eggs” in the disc being reviewed that are hidden among other articles without them. We’ll even give you a bonus “Easter Egg” to help you get started. Let the hunting begin…NOW: Winter’s Eve Winter’s Knight Freaky …

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A Handful of Dirt: Chandra “Spooky Chan” Free

THE CHAN-BAT

  A Handful of Dirt asks a person five questions they wouldn’t normally expect or receive in any other credible interview. In consulting the Serendipiter Bag o’InquiryTM, we pose a series of questions to come up with a bit of knowledge unknown before – a handful of dirt. Chandra “Spooky Chan” Free is currently working …

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Guest Post: Artists and Abnormalities

Hi everyone! My name is Justine and I usually write in my Justine’s Halloween blog which, as you probably guessed, is Halloween themed.  I am obsessively in the Halloween spirit and update my blog year round. Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, and a lot of my art reflects this. This Wicked Witch is …

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Tuesday uEtsy: Rapscallion

Rapscallion (http://www.etsy.com/shop/rapscalliondesign) Zombie Heart Locket Necklace The hour gave him away as a traveler who had taken advantage of the Dutchman Diner’s twenty-four-seven open door policy, since only a handful of regulars would be around then.   It wasn’t that hard to place him as a body in motion – he wasn’t dressed for staying in one place …

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It’s Record Store Day!

Although Weird Jon has explained Record Store Day in detail before, here’s a brief summary: On the third Saturday in April, select independent record stores give away free goodies and sometimes even host live performances in order to increase awareness of their existence. Those who have listened to the first episode of our podcast may …

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6’+ Episode 2 is Up!

To quote the description given at our second episode’s official listing: “‘We’re still putting the monster together,’ says the narrator of “Dig and Be Dug.” Along with a semi-official theme, this episode of 6′+ brings a collection of punk, rock, and surf to make your day.” So be sure to have a listen, in addition …

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Evil Bong 3D Sneak Peek

Words fail me...

It’s official: Full Moon Features is releasing a third installment of their Evil Bong series. Not only that, but it’s going to be in 3D and Sniff-o-Rama! To promote the film’s upcoming release, Full Moon was kind enough to send me a preview disc containing the first 22 minutes of the movie in 2D (along …

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Guest Post: More from Mr. Bertram Bertram

[As you may recall, we once got in touch with one Mr. Bertram Bertram, soliciting his expert opinion and analysis for our readers. As one of the foremost Haunt Experts around , we remain incredibly pleased to host his words here. He continues to educate us with his Alexandrian fascinating dive into the world of Haunts. We are …

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