Category: Writing

Horror, criticism, and movie choices

December 24th, 2009
I've been meaning to recommend this piece of horror criticism for a couple of months: Nicholas Seeley's "A Dragon in the Time Machine: A Gross Anatomy of Horror." He does a good job expanding on Stephen King's theories, and this part in particular grabb… more »

Cranky old men

April 16th, 2009
George Will is an idiot. He's also an unbelievably cranky old man. While ranting about the evils of denim (hey, he's only about 160 years too late, give him time to catch up!), and saying that he regrets the French Revolution because fashion really went… more »

Alan Moore speaks the truth

March 24th, 2009
Sorry for holding out on you, but Wired has a good interview with Alan Moore. Near the end, he talks about the corrosive effect of too much money on storytelling: It removes artistry and imagination and places money in the driver's seat, and I th… more »

Feel the bile

September 29th, 2008
Right here. I'll just pick one paragraph to quote, to let you know what you're in for: Here's what Sarah Palin represents: being a fat fucking pig who pins "Country First" buttons on his man titties and chants "U-S-A! U-S-A!" at the top of his l… more »

PDA-to-blog test

March 24th, 2008
One thing that I hope to do with this blog is use it to keep notes. Or, rather, observations, taking notes in the field. What, you may ask, the hell am I going on about? See, the plan is to take notes on my PDA, and then upload...sorry, transfer… more »