3 days ago | Random Ephemera
On Sunday, October 23, the world lost a creative individual - A man who built an empire on weird comic art combined with an extreme form of fundamental Christian beliefs. That man was Jack Chick. After undergoing a religious transformation, Chick ...
8 days ago | Random Ephemera
Last week, an article began making the rounds on social media, that seemed like it had to either be a joke, or engineered entirely as a troll piece to generate outrage-fueled page views. The author, Abigail McCoy, is a writer for Glamour, and Ms. ...
8 days ago | Things That Make Us Feel Old
It's finally October, and we're getting close to our spookiest holiday, inspiring a lot of people to watch old horror films to get into the spirit of things. The late '70s and 1980s are rightfully considered to be a certain kind of "golden age" fo...
9 days ago | Random Ephemera
In 1974, Texas was put on the scare film culture map with the release of what is acknowledged to be one of the most important modern American horror films. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Tobe Hooper, a director who'd spent a few years...
15 days ago | Recipes
Halloween is my favorite holiday, and always has been. While I'm a decent cook, I rarely venture into making deserts or snacks, but a month or two ago, I was suddenly inspired to come up with a new for the season and my sweet tooth. I always dug R...
22 days ago | Random Ephemera
Halloween is coming up, and a lot of folks are trying to figure out what kind of costumes they'll be wearing this year. This is a weird year, and some outfits just won't cut it anymore - Dressing like an evil clown might get a person arrested or s...