Friday, June 10, 2011
"Radiates, vegetables, monstrosities, star spawn--whatever they had been, they were men!"
--H.P. Lovecraft, "At the Mountains of Madness"
Roger Corman is GOD, and here comes the Blogathon!
The Fab Nate H. at Forgotten Classics of Yesteryear is commandeering a Roger Corman Blogathon and for it, The United Provinces of Ivanlandia is reviewing/critiquing Corman’s 1966 opus The Wild Angels.
This exciting edition of Ivanlandia will be posted on June 17, 2011—just one damn week away!—so make sure to tune in! Yowzah!
And now for the rest of the links: Netsurf and enjoy! Remember, goofing off at work isn’t a right, it’s a necessity!
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Roger Ailes needs to be stopped!
My new fave food and recipes blog—and I’ve even tried some of his recipes: the apple-onion chutney was a hit!
CGI special effects will always suck!
Magic Penis Killing Set for Trial--huh?
The Anti-Life Equation!
The Rapture Ain’t All That!
The Author as Agent of Change—and therefore, CHAOS!
The first Buddhist War Movie?
OTTO MANNIX returns! Hooray!
Some replicants in action--I dare you not to LUST!
Replicant getting oil massage
The New Pris Pleasure Model?
Yes, Brian De Palma’s Femme Fatale IS a great film
The “New Economy”: work turns you into an addict, and addiction keeps you working
David Mamet and the zeal of the convert
(So why do some creative types—Mamet and comic book creator Frank Miller come to mind—become raging right-wing nutcases after a certain age? Because when they were younger, their political consciousness was nil, and now they are scared old rich men who desperately want to “protect” their fortunes—and the situation isn’t helped by the insular worlds that they have retreated to. If they weren’t so ridiculous, you could pity them. But don’t.)
Speaking of Mamet, here’s something he got a bundle of $$$ to “ghostwrite”: John Frankenheimer’s last great film, Ronin—
I’ve heard of burning Indian wives, but burning monkey witches?
Quit eyeballin’ me, bitch!
This is an invention I want! NOW!
John Carpenter’s The Thing—from the monster’s point of view!
Cornell West is ANGRY at Mr. President!
Best Employment Sign Ever!
“Manliness is under assault” in the new breed of sitcoms. And you wonder why I don't watch TV....