Category «Rants & Rambling»

Friday the 13th: Premarital Sex, Collateral Damage and the Legacy of Slaughter

I might as well admit it — I enjoy teen slaughter movies. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise. I think this love of mine for premarital-sex-and-drug-use-punishable-by-an-axe-to-the-head is okay is long as I’m not out there slaughtering teens myself. Angeline, God bless her soul, has watched endless slasher films with me. Mario Bava’s …

In Memory of Aunt Sue

This has been an interesting middle of the year, in good ways and sad ways.  I have accomplished some notable things in my personal life, but like all things that require great effort, the rewards came at a cost.  I am deliberately vague, because I decided not long ago to stop broadcasting the details of …

Winter Horror Novels To Chill the Blood

I’m a fan of wintery, snow-blasted, icy horror stories. I try to read novels that fit the season because I’m a little OCD that way. In my mind, books are categorized as Spring/Summer novels, or Fall/Winter novels.  When it comes to horror, there are few better settings than a snow-strewn landscape for out-and-out chills. Now, …