NATURE MORTE

Ian Land’s Blood Lake is a haunting photo sequence returning to the scene of a thousand-year-old crime—William, Duke of Normandy’s massacre of the Anglo-Saxons under King Harold at Senlac Hill. . .

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MY LITTLE BEAST

I remember reading Naked Lunch at 14 and understanding maybe only half of the words but nevertheless really loving it. Then a couple years later I did a book report about it for an English class, where I took notes on every page…

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DUB YOU SUCKER

Audiences flocked to movies that laid bare the dishonor and greed at the heart of the establishment, where the cops were no better than the criminals and both were only in it for themselves.

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CREEPING BACK

The great composer Edgard Varèse appeared uncredited as the head police officer in the 1920 version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. . .

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LIKE MINDS THINK GREAT

Did you ever feel so frustrated that you felt like ripping your own ears off? Don’t do it, ya dingus! But the monster does in Wes Craven Presents. . . 

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