Rejoice, horror fans, for today is the birthday of Dario Argento, the legendary Italian director responsible for classics like Deep Red, Opera, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, and Suspiria. Argento has made some damn scary films, but his virtuosity doesn't end at eliciting screams from the audience. He is a master stylist with a breathtaking … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Maestro!
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As you may recall, I have mentioned my love for Suspiria a time or two on this blog before. Yesterday, I went to the Little Rock Tattoo Show to immortalize that love in the form of a tattoo. I had planned to walk the floor to take photos of horror tattoos to show you guys — … Continue reading It’ll Build Up My Blood: Suspiria Ink
Happy Mother's Day! Today we celebrate mothers and let them know how much we love and appreciate them. But we who walk here, walk alone — so instead of sending Hallmark cards and flowers, we thank mothers for protecting us from monsters or for being entertainingly evil monsters themselves. Below, I have listed 15 of my favorite horror … Continue reading A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms
Texas Frightmare Weekend is a wrap, fiends, and it was everything I had hoped it would be. I have a few stories to tell and pictures to share, and then we will get back to our regularly scheduled programming. I took my Suspiria group photo on Friday night. While I was waiting in line to take … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Wrap-Up: Real Witches
All right, kiddies, here are some of my TFW adventures from Saturday and Sunday. I'll have my wrap-up post a little later on, with some of my favorite photos and stories from the con. I'm combining Saturday and Sunday because I spent most of Saturday waiting to meet Dario Argento. The doors opened at 11:00 … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Saturday and Sunday: Hi, Clown!
Today was the beginning of my first ever Texas Frightmare Weekend, and I feel comfortable saying that it has been one of the best days of my life. I'm going to post some highlights and photos — apologies in advance for having to see my ugly mug. This is the only place where you share … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Friday: Viddy Well, Fiends
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