February 2013 archive

Still More Fear For Your Ears

Since the last three installments were so well received, I’ve decided to once again dip into my massive collection of free audio drama/audio book links: Campfire Radio Theater is one of the newer entrants into the world of horror-themed audio dramas and despite their newcomer status, they’ve been hitting it out of the park with …

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The Scarifyers: The Nazad Conspiracy

It was supposed to have been a peaceful Christmas eve spent reading ghost stories to his students. That is, until a terrified Russian man arrived at Professor Dunning’s to seek shelter. That’s when things took a turn for the bizarre when some sort of invisible being arrived and pushed the man out the window. Things …

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Godzilla vs. Charles Barkley

The year was 1992. After the success of their Hare Jordan ad teaming up Michael Jordon and Bugs Bunny during the Super Bowl, Nike was keen on recapturing the magic. Although the ad had initially been considered risky, it lived up to the company’s goal of creating “innovative advertising-but innovative in a way that captures …

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GNO-Fest 2013

One of the oldest horror-punk (and general horror-themed music festivals) around, the Ghoul’s Night Out festival slashes its way into 2013 with a killer line-up this time around. Taking place on the weekend of July 19-20, 2013 at Dingbatz, in Clifton, NJ, the two day event will feature a plethora of bands. SAT JULY 20th: DIEMONSTERDIE 52 WAYS BONEYARD VAGORA …

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Women In Horror Recognition Month: Required Reading

While trying to figure out what to write in honor of Women In Horror Recognition Month, I decided to browse through Google Books to see what had been previously written on the subject. I was initially pleased to find numerous books on the subject, but my enthusiasm faded as it became apparent that the actual …

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The Haunted House

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Not to be confused with the 1913 film of the same name, the film I’m discussing is the less obscure 1921 film by Buster Keaton. In it, Keaton plays a bank teller who finds his usual routine of workplace hijinks and pining for the bank president’s daughter interrupted by a bank robbery. Things go from …

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6’+ Episode 51 Is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Something comes over Strange Jason and let’s hope it’s not catching. He tries to cure himself with good music from The Left Hand, The Psyclocks, Monsters From Mars, Grave Tone Productions and more. Inviting Monstermatt Patterson might just make him even more sick, though. Cover your …

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Occupy Cannes and Troma Studios

Watch this: Donate Here: #Occupy Cannes Back in the 90’s, long before the Kardashians, E! Entertainment’s primary focus was on the industry of entertainment, covering the day-to-day happenings of television and film in a manner that didn’t always insult your intelligence even though it had a trashy-glamour to it. They usually covered major industry events, …

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Have A Happy Valenslime’s Day!

The above spooky Valentine’s Day image is the work of one Eric Pigors. Being a horror fan, you’ve probably come across his work online at some point. In fact, readers of this site should easily recognize his work from the cover of Gore Galore’s Sounds of Gore sampler CD. However, chances are that you (and …

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“A Lot Of Art Is Ditch Digging.” Beauty Is Embarassing

Seeing Beauty Is Embarrassing might change you. It could even save you. I never knew it but I was a fan of Wayne White. I never knew of the artist but his visual style as the Production Designer on Pee Wee’s Playhouse was one I latched onto. I loved how the show looked and, while …

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Make Your Own Jiangshi

Gravedigger’s Local 16 is no stranger to spooky papercraft, so it only makes sense that we celebrate Chinese New Year with a papercraft Chinese hopping vampire! The one pictured above was designed by GRAVE (which was made using Shin Tanaka’s limited edition “Gritty” template). If you want to build your own papercraft jiangshi (which translates …

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6’+ Episode 50 Is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Ell. Oh. Vee. Eee. It’s that time of year again, when St. Valentine’s gets all frisky and enacts a love spell on y’alls. L-O-V-E. Put them together and you get a venture into romance with D-Grade Monsters, Mad Sin, David Olsen, The Brickbats and more. Monstermatt Patterson …

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