The Merits of Sin: WNUF Halloween Special (2013) (USA)

October 31st, 1987. The WNUF News has one hell of a creepy special for all of their loyal viewers. TV personality Frank Stewart is bringing along an elderly husband and wife team of paranormal investigators (Claire & Louis Berger) accompanied by their cat Shadow and a catholic priest to help him prove or disprove the … More The Merits of Sin: WNUF Halloween Special (2013) (USA)

Review of Stephen King’s ‘The Outsider’ (2018)

What do King fans call themselves? Kingers? Kingsfolk? Peasants? The Monarch? No, The Monarch would be all three King authors; Stephen, Owen, and Tabitha. Well, I’m neither a Peasant nor a Monarch. I like some King things; Your Shining, Your IT, his short stories are some of my favorite things in the world. I also … More Review of Stephen King’s ‘The Outsider’ (2018)

The Merits of Sin: Sarkata Insaan aka Beheaded Man (1994) (Pakistan)

It speaks to the level of wild a film is when it runs nearly two and a half hours and I barely notice. Add the fact that it’s without subtitles and it’s a bonafide trash film miracle I did not lose interest once. That’s the magic of bizarro world cinema, it somehow feels right to … More The Merits of Sin: Sarkata Insaan aka Beheaded Man (1994) (Pakistan)

Review of Anthony Bourdain’s last book, ‘Hungry Ghosts’

Hungry Ghosts is a graphic anthology researched and written byJose Rose and Bourdain and illustrated by everyone else. The stories are retellings of ancient Japanese legends; weird-ass endings, constant breaks in logic, awesome baddies. It’s a flawlessly drawn fever dream. I burned through it within an hour and felt woozy for the rest of the … More Review of Anthony Bourdain’s last book, ‘Hungry Ghosts’