Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
Since 2008, your Crap Archivist has brought you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Perhaps the most amusing and dispiriting of that crap has been Tim LaHaye's ridiculous guides to sex, family, and how to hate gay people. LaHaye, ... More >>
Michael Alig was released from prison last week. In the months leading up to his release, and the days since, Alig has been interviewed by Vanity Fair.com, People.com, Huffington Post Live, Inside Edition, Rolling Stone, Deadspin and The Daily Beast. He's scored writing gigs for the New York Post, W ... More >>
The first album I was really excited for was Vitalogy. I was 11. I wasn't much of a music fan as a kid, but something clicked in early 1994. I started hanging out with friends who liked music more. We'd ride our bikes to the mall and browse the CD racks at a music store calledThe Wall. If we were l ... More >>
The fire next time
The designer-toy world's biggest jerkbag thinks you're an asshole for reading this story.
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Sears Catalog, Fall/Winter 1975 Discovered at: Handed down by my grandmother, who tre ... More >>
The biblical plague begun by The Strollers That Chopped Off Fingers continues with the Cribs That Suffocate Babies. Four infants have been killed by Stork Craft cribs, the side panels of which apparently and unexpectedly drop by themselves sometimes and suffocate their inhabitants. The U.S. ... More >>
His latest opens Film Comments Selects. We make him talk about it.
Krist Novoselic, way back in the day When Krist Novoselic started typing for our Seattle Weekly bridge partners last November, the Flipper bassist made it clear his every-Tuesday column wouldn't be a Ray-Manzarek-style wax-museum guide: “I don’t do a lot of Nirvana interviews. I could do a docu ... More >>
The Italian master caps off his horror trilogy with horrific parody
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