Lovable kook and daring actress Karen Black is ill, which makes Nitehawk Cinema's series homaging her even more eye-crossingly special.
This week's column is a breathless, hilarious romp through a Chiller Theatre convention of stars on every step of the show biz ladder, warmly greeting their fans while wisely charging them for autographs. Come with me as I get entranced by Connie Stevens, Morgan Brittany, Steven Bauer, and the orig ... More >>
Before you chime in with "But you forgot...": No, I didn't. These are my personal favorites. Feel free to tell me yours.
Not very many hours after Beyoncé gave birth to their daughter Blue Ivy Carter, Jay-Z commemorated the occasion in song. "Glory" sounds humbled and relieved, and soft enough to bear some marks; at certain points, Jay's voice almost seems to quaver. He goes from revealing a past miscarriage to shari ... More >>
I'm alive. I don't have allergies to anything edible. Some of my old outfits are coming back in style. I just found some change in the couch.
After her Oscar nominated turn as split-pea-soup-spewing Regan in The Exorcist, Linda Blair was catapulted into a career playing runaways, alkies, rape victims, and inmates, and she never looked back. If she did, her drop earrings would have swung uncomfortably. The girl was fearless in her ... More >>
Footage from 1999 of Delaware's finest anti-masturbation Republican/Tea-Party candidate for Senate, Christine O'Donnell, admitting to having "dabbled in Witchcraft" has hit the internet! It's a sensation, especially for those of us punishment-fetishists who also enjoy masturbating to witches. ... More >>
All the knives and the fighting back make GLAAD sad. Tough!
Theres hope for the world after all?
From The Exorcist to Auschwitz, remembrance of demons past
At the Kitchen, artist and fake guru Jose Alvarez plays wily games with belief
Charting the genesis of the seething On the Corner across six sprawling discs
Break out the citronella candle: This creepy thriller gets under the skin
The season's smartest double bill is a match made in heaven and hell
And lately something's changed that ain't hard to define
Celebrity and Suffering in John Haskell's Factual Fictions
Eminem Makes His Rock Move
People in need pay the price for Rudy's revenge