Thanksgiving is just two days away, and for a lot of Americans that means three things: turkey, football, and awkward family dinners. My particular brand of awkwardness this year will involve my grandmother finding out that I have blue and purple hair. Though it's hardly earth-shattering, I am really dreading that conversation, fiends. But if … Continue reading “What? No Pudding?!” 5 of Horror’s Most Awkward Family Dinners
We interrupt your regularly scheduled Monster Monday to wish a very happy birthday to one of my favorite horror actors of all time: Tom Atkins. Starring in classics like Hallloween III: Season of the Witch, Night of the Creeps, The Fog, and Creepshow, Tom Atkins is, simply put, The Man. Let’s see some of his … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Tom Atkins!
One of my favorite aspects of horror is its versatility. Horror movies can be bleak and depressing, but they can also be goofy and fun. George A. Romero could pull off both of these extremes brilliantly (sometimes in the same movie). Since yesterday's post was pretty heavy, I'd like to offer you something a little … Continue reading Romero Week — Creepshow
Texas Frightmare Weekend is almost here, which means it's time to check my progress on my list of movies to see before the con. To be perfectly honest with you, I didn't know if I'd manage to watch any of these, so I'm thrilled that I've actually crossed some off the list. Opera This was … Continue reading Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts
In a few weeks, I will be headed to my first Texas Frightmare Weekend. I’m beyond excited (have you seen that guest list? Dario Frakking Argento!), but I’m also pretty nervous. You see, I have a bit of a fandom inferiority complex. No matter how much I know about a subject, I’m always convinced that … Continue reading Fake Horror Geek Girl