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’

The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)

This Mexican oddity could have been a trash classic if only they were willing to embrace their slipshod makeup department. Instead, we get some mild entertainment and only a few glimpses of the charmingly awful monster. After an old sorcerer comes into his home and does some weird shit with a decapitated chicken to his … More The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)

Schlock du Jour: Ninja Zombie (1992)

directed by Mark Bessenger runtime: 87 mins Sometime around 2006 I was in college and there was this seemingly random resurgence in the fascination with ninjas and pirates. The world was forced into taking sides. I imagine many an undergrad getting laid after relating to their intoxicated coeds about ninjitsu’s superiority to swashbuckling or vice-versa. … More Schlock du Jour: Ninja Zombie (1992)