Tag - poetry

Strangler of the Swamp

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 18: Strangler...

It occurs to me that there are a great number of When Animals Attack genre films, so in the interests of public safety, it might be a good idea to provide a true cautionary tale for one way to avoid being devoured. This is, of course...

Berenice by Nelson Evergreen

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 9:...

For today’s kickoff, let’s go to the best Edgar Allan Poe spoken word album that is, for some bizarre goddamn unknown reason, still out of print. That would be Closed on Account of Rabies, which features some amazing performances...

Gulper Eel

Gulper Eel: A Haiku

So it’s like this. I would say we met a new hero while at the Need Coffee Fun Fest at DragonCon this year, but frankly, you were all heroes. However. One among you was knighted by not only the Queen of the Fun Fest but she is also...

Harold Sunshine

In Remembrance of Harold Sunshine

In remembrance of our behind the scene supporter (really, he kept me on top of watching all the shows I reported on and movies–in fact he would ask if I had my recommendations and topics for podcast night), we repost my reading of...

Ben Foster as William S. Burroughs, Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg, Dane DeHaan as Lucien Carr and Jack Huston as Jack Kerouac in Kill Your Darlings

Wayhomer Review #166: Kill Your Darlings...

It’s Episode #166 for Kill Your Darlings, in which our protagonist marvels at how non-Harry Daniel Radcliffe can be, how full-on Burroughs Ben Foster can be, and wonders if the sub-genre would be considered “beat noir”?

Monolith Monsters

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 29: The...

Killer rocks are the main course this evening. But first, anytime Saturday Night Live manages to be sublimely funny is a rare occasion that must be celebrated. And yes, you’re going to see this everywhere. But there’s a reason...

Chamber of Horrors aka The Door With the Seven Locks

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 8: Chamber of...

Before we get to today’s 1940 feature presentation, let’s stop off at the most excellent anthology series, Thriller, hosted by your friend and mine, Boris Karloff. This episode is based on the short story by Robert E. Howard...

Christopher Lee

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 5: Christopher...

I don’t believe I speak only for myself when I say that there are some actors that could literally go on tour and read from random things–and you’d pay good money to hear it. A dictionary, the backs of some cereal boxes...

Happy Horny Werewolf Day

Happy Horny Werewolf Day From Black Phoenix

When I write about the Lupercalia perfumes from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, I usually write an amusing little missive on the ridiculous and corporate nature of Valentine’s Day. However, I rediscovered this from Uncle Warren and I must...

Child's Garden of Poetry DVD

Win A Child’s Garden of Poetry on DVD!

It’s A Child’s Garden of Poetry, out on DVD from HBO. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: The 2011 Emmy® winner for Outstanding Children’s Program, A Child’s Garden of Poetry contains a magical mix of...