POSTAL- The Rise of conspiracy theories and the Police State Dystopia.

POSTAL- The Rise of conspiracy theories and the Police State Dystopia.

The year is 1997, you think the local air force base has released a chemical on the population of the city you live, driving them mad with bloodlust. Farfetched? Maybe, but just a few months ago the President (Bill Clinton) apologized on national television for the Tuskegee experiment. Just a few years before that the U.S General Accounting Office Report on Project MK Ultra was released. Moreover, Waco was less than five years ago, so it’s like the State isn’t…

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Todd Tuesday – The Fifth One

Todd Tuesday – The Fifth One

Season 1-Episode 9: Big Bad Baby Some girls at Crowley High want to become mama’s, and one can’t seem to get there, even after banging every guy in school sans Todd & Curtis. So, she has unprotected sex with The Book…more or less. After Todd helps deliver the baby, the baby starts calling Todd “dada,” has The Book as a blanket and soon after escapes from the hospital. Next thing we see of him the Baby is 7ft tall and…

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The Wave Review: A Mind-Fuck of an Anxiety Filled Experience

The Wave Review: A Mind-Fuck of an Anxiety Filled Experience

Pacing. It’s the first thing I look at when judging a movie (as some of the other folks here relentlessly mock me for), and at first glance I figured this movie could learn at little lesson in it. Clocking in around an hour and twenty minutes, The wave seldom takes a break from its breakneck pace. On my second viewing of it I realized that this is possibly by design, however I’m still not entirely convinced (it takes only about…

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Todd Tuesday – The Fourth One

Todd Tuesday – The Fourth One

Season 1-Episode 7: Terrible Twin Turf Tussle It’s been a full year since Jenny’s father disappeared…leave it in the past Atticus….and she’s super sensitive right now. She finds comfort is the arms of a woman, D, but D’s twin sister is having difficulty dealing with sharing her attention…would be a nice way of saying it. After watching them make out for an hour, Todd thinks D has The Book and turned Jenny into a lesbian, when in actuality Brittany has…

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Todd Tuesday – The Third One

Todd Tuesday – The Third One

Season 1-Episode 5: Monster Fat This was the pilot episode of the show. There’s a girl is the school (Emily) who has weight issues, and is teased by the students and even a teacher. She just wants to be skinny, and wouldn’t you know it, The Book can do that! She reads the words and the fat just melts off her in the shower. And then she’s skinny, and everything was great, and the story ended happily ever after. Except…

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Todd Tuesday – The Second One

Todd Tuesday – The Second One

Season 1-Episode 3: Rock N’ Roll Zombies Know Best Here is where the show really starts to take off, and why I started telling people to give any show a 3 episode try. Todd still can’t get Jenny to like him and turns to Jimmy for advice, who tells him to try and get with one of Jenny’s friends to make her jealous. He talks with her friend Marcy, who immediately invites him over. We soon learn that she is…

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Christmas comes but once a year…

Christmas comes but once a year…

It’s the most wonderful time of year! And what better holiday to exploit forour enjoyment than Christmas! (Halloween not withstanding). Throughout the month of December the staff here at Republic Of Horror will be reviewing some old and new Holiday Horrors. In the meantime, here’s some of our favourites to get you going: Shawn: Gremlins: I’m counting this because fuck you, it’s classified as horror. It’s got adorable monsters and the best of 80s humor. Tales from the Crypt –…

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Todd Tuesday – The First One

Todd Tuesday – The First One

Good day ladies and gents, this is my new review series for the next several weeks. I’m going to be reviewing two episodes a week of one of my favourite shows “Todd and the Book of Pure Evil.” I’ll be covering all 26 episodes + the movie. Disclaimer now, there will be spoilers within the review; I’ll be giving a rundown of the episode and then my thoughts on it. For those who are unaware, This is a Canadian  horror-comedy…

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Mailbag Monday – My fantasy football team sucks

Mailbag Monday – My fantasy football team sucks

How did you spend Thanksgiving? We’re all Canadian so it was a regular weekend for us. That being said, being able to watch the Lions do Lions things on a Thursday afternoon at work was fun. – Shawn Why is Javascript stupid? Javascript is stupid because it began life as a language meant to do fairly simple things within web browsers. Then, in the last 7-8 years Node.js came out and showed that Javascript could be used efficiently at the…

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