First and foremost, Happy Pride to one and all! From what I’ve seen online, through social media, and with my own two eyes, it was an exciting and proud month for the queer community at large! Surprising, given our nation’s current hateful streak, but very welcome and needed. But beyond Pride festivities, the queer horror… Read More Queer Horror Round-Up: The Sequel
Everyone. We need to talk about The Burning. The summer camp slasher we should be celebrating here, in the year of our lord Elvira, 2019. But yet many of us haven’t taken notice. Well, fret not. I have seen the light, and am here to guide you. Last summer, a friend and I settled in… Read More The Burning: Final Guys and Dudes in Distress
Velvet Buzzsaw, as it makes itself immediately known, is both a horror film and a satire. And it’s a satire of the best type, which is that of the the affluent and grandiose. AKA, it makes fun of rich people. The premise is simple; Twilight Zone or 80s horror anthology simple. After a mysterious art… Read More Queer Horror Movies – Velvet Buzzsaw
Scab I won’t lie. I FF-ed through the majority of this one. When the movie began with gay rape, I guessed I wouldn’t end up enjoying the rest and that was proven correct. It seemed like every time I skipped forward a few minutes, I’d land on something problematic. More rape, trans sex-worker cliches, a… Read More A Quick Queer Horror Round-Up
You’re Killing Me is a black comedy from 2015, and most definitely not a horror-comedy. Allow me to elaborate on why that’s important. In the whole wide world of genre-mixing, horror-comedy is my least favorite. Certain entries like Shaun of the Dead and last year’s The Babysitter stand out as enjoyable, but on the whole… Read More Gay Horror Movies – You’re Killing Me
Hello readers, just checking in since I haven’t updated the blog since the beginning of this year. This is mainly because I’ve been taking more time for myself and putting more effort into other goals I have. As a result, I’m happy to announce that I’ve finished a first draft of my first novel, which… Read More i’m alive 🙂
I’ve followed Joe Bob Briggs, the B-movie host and social commentator, since I joined Twitter. He was part of my first round of follows, along with Stephen King and Clive Barker – horror icons who helped form me into the genre nerd I am today. But not long after, I began to wonder about him.… Read More Is Joe Bob Briggs ‘Problematic’?