Archive | October, 2014

Little Slices of Death

If I gave you the choice of unloading a clip in a starving zombie or becoming one, I’m sure most would choose the former. It just sounds more fun. If you did want to experience zombification, there is a way to come close to that. As botanists know, you can zombify yourself by eating puffer fish that contain a certain […]

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Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection

Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection was presented as being the collected field notes of Dr. Robert Twomby. From the beginning, the book is written as if it were a combination journal and research note collection. We find out that Dr. Twomby was a blood specialist and that he was an avid bird […]

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Artist Spotlight Painter Matt Rich

This week’s Artist is talented painter and musician, Matt Rich. Matt, a resident of Bristol UK,  primarily works with acrylic paint on canvas. His wonderful Walking Dead piece is originally what caught my eye but after looking at more of his work I was left truly impressed. “My artworks explores famous, infamous or cult personalities usually with a […]

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"I saw breasts with eyes!"

The Birth of Frankenstein: Ken Russell’s Gothic Hallucination

Laudanum, leeches, orgies and a decapitated pig. Not exactly what comes to mind when you think of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. For my first classic review as a guest here, I am honored to dive into Ken Russell’s Gothic (1986). Russell was a polarizing master of disturbing, nonsensical imagery. Gothic explores the night Mary Shelley conceived her […]

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