Tag: Strange Trip

Strange Trip: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

When I first saw The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, I thought it was perfect. It wasn’t perfect in the sense that it was flawless. It was a perfect assembly that worked in thanks to, if not in spire, of its flaws, in its film’s deterioration, the amateur acting and the effects. It didn’t scare me, but …

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Hellraiser

Seems that while listening to the Cramps and reading about Ghoulardi, I took the term ‘Stay Sick’ to heart. So without further delay: sadomasochists from hell Back in the year of our lord nineteen-hundred and eighty seven, back before the accessibility of internet porn and MySpace, you had to go to Morocco to get your …

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The Howling

Not ‘Bowling’ but ‘Howling.’ I hate the idea that becoming a monster is like gaining a superpower. Lately, this idea is perpetuated by Twilight. Yes, it’s a severe offender but let’s face it – the idea has been brewing for decades. We’ve been close to what, thirty? thirty-five years of the idea that being bitten …

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House

Not Hugh Laurie Writing will be the death of you. Personally, I saw this when I tried to finish the 4th Friday the 13th ‘Strange Trip,’ which remains unfinished on my computer until the day comes when I can pick up where I left off. Something about either that movie or the regiment drained me. …

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TGIF13 Flashback

Not only is today Friday the 13th, but it’s also the last Friday the 13th of the year. That’s right, there won’t be another one until May 2011! Naturally, the Local feels it necessary to pay tribute, but we’re too short on time (and ideas) to come up with a new installment of our “TGIF13” …

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