Twice the horror, twice the camp
A review roundup of shows in Under the Radar, Coil, and more
A rash of recent news reports about flesh-eating humans -- the tally has hit at least seven in the last week -- has had a lot of people asking: Are we entering the zombie apocalypse? Two key things people do not seem to have asked (but should!): So what the fuck are zombies, anyway? And: Do zombie ... More >>
The thriller boasts impressive horror, but its ideas? Not so much.
Meat made in a petri dish is apparently a real thing. In what appears to be the culinary world's latest interpretation of Mary Shelley, scientists have already solved the riddle of making animal flesh in a lab, and are now figuring out how to sell it profitably, according to Food Safety News.
This happened. In 1937, canned, gelatinous meat became as much an American cultural institution as a culinary one, when the Hormel Food Corporation spawned SPAM in an Austin, Minn. food lab.
A March march through London theater (sorry, theatre)
BAM hosts Persephone
A spooky evening with the New York Neo-Futurists
Taking it off for literature
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. Paint Me the Story of Frankenstein Authors: Dennis Green (text) and Derek Fox (art) Da ... More >>
Toy meets grrrr in Frankenstein (Mortal Toys)
Sculptor Jason Meadows evokes Shelley's monster, via the junk pile
Singing the rape song, not 'Puttin' On the Ritz'
Goth goes from the mall to the runway
Bilingual, time-jumping, and polycultural, John Jesurun scrambles Goethe's mythic egghead
A Winter Movie Preview
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