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Monday Mailbag – Walking my Dog

Monday Mailbag – Walking my Dog

Welcome to week 2 of Mailbag Monday. Let’s just jump right in. Are you walking your dog? A few years ago a co-worker of mine was moving into the building next door. Being the good neighbor that I am, I opted out of helping him move furniture. Another one of my co-workers was there. We’ll call him Brian. Anyway, they were all on the balcony hanging out afterwards and I happened to be walking by with my dog. Brian, in…

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Free talk Friday – Welcome, snow

Free talk Friday – Welcome, snow

Citizens, welcome to Free talk Friday. Earlier this week I hit my 50th spin class which is something I never thought I’d be typing out. 50 god-damn classes. I had a gym membership for about three years off and on Before joining spinning, I had a gym membership for about 3 years. If you added up all the times I went and multiplied by 2 you probably wouldn’t hit 50 and I’ve only been going since July. Find what works…

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Poppy is…

Poppy is…

I have no idea how exactly I came across Poppy but I’ve spent every second since then living in a never ending maelstrom of delirium. Absolutely nothing about this music should work. None of it. Concrete opens up sounding like a normal industrial track before the heavy guitars and power metal licks kick in. At 37 seconds it transitions to bubblegum pop before quickly resetting as a doom metal song. IT TRANSITIONS AGAIN AT 1:20 into something resembling the best…

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Blackhawk: Volume 1 will blow you away

Blackhawk: Volume 1 will blow you away

I’m a sucker for four things. Anthologies, weird shit and the written words of Carl D Smith (Moleb the Giant, Darkness Out of Carthage) and works from Lake Lord publishing. In case the title didn’t immediately give it away, Volume 1 is the first in a planned anthology series by Carl D Smith and David M Brown set in the fictional town of Blackhawk, Colorado. I can neither confirm nor deny that they’ve reached out to a bunch of talented…

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Color Out Of Space drops trailer and Release Date

Color Out Of Space drops trailer and Release Date

RLJE films dropped the trailer for Richard Stanley’s The Color Out of Space and it looks like we’re in for something wild. Starring Nic Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Brendan Meyer, Julian Hilliard, Elliot Knight, Q’Orianka Kilcher and Tommy Chong, this marks the first time Stanley has been in the director’s chair (in a non-documentary) since The Island of Dr. Moreau. Look for it in theatres January 24, 2020. UPDATE: A previous version of the article listed the release year…

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Brinkworth’s Basement – Creepshow done quick

Brinkworth’s Basement – Creepshow done quick

Creepshow (1981 – ‘DVD’) An absolute classic for a reason…Stephen King? George Romero? Tom Savini? YES PLEASE! I don’t need to ‘review’ this per se so I will just rank the stories in order of my enjoyment: 1 Something To Tide You Over 2 The Crate 3 Fathers Day 4 The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill 5 They’re Creeping Up on You All of these are great though, don’t get me wrong. I give this 4/5 gooey meteorites Creepshow 2…

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