But the thing was ugly. It had feathers glued all over the top of its head, hideous eyes, and most chilling of all, actual human teeth glued haphazardly into the rough-hewn mouth.
I am an incorrigible stage manager, or situation manager, if you prefer. The movies, books, and music I love most trigger a certain mood, which is more important to me than plot or character.
A 2003 interview with pro skater Tony Hawk, ostensibly about his then-new line of action figures, but we managed to veer off into other territory, including discussion of the “butt-splitter.”
Before Salon Kitty redirected his career toward sex films, and before Caligula became the most infamous movie in the world, Tinto Brass was just another idealistic young director looking to capture the zeitgeist of the 1960s.
Rainbow Man includes a credit for “Mescaline Hallucination Envisioned By,” so you know you’re in for…well, something. Indeed the film’s plot reads like someone took some mescaline to come up with it.
Here’s the word straight from 1991. An interview with Fugazi’s Ian MacKaye, conducted after a show in Louisville and featuring a rotating cast of locals dropping in to ask questions.
Know what Samuel Fuller was doing right before he sat down to write Brainquake, and you can better understand why Brainquake turned out as bizarre as it did — aside, that is, from simply being a product of the mind of Samuel Fuller, which was fertile soil for the strange and sublime.
You’ve arrived at a train station. Exactly where it is, who can say? Exactly what brought you here? That’s unclear. Maybe you’re searching for something, or running away from something. Maybe you just felt like wandering.
In the world of Jump 225, human society has been destroyed and rebuilt. The frontier in technology revolves around human biochemistry — apps for your body.
A lot of people have vague memories of a Star Wars holiday special, but beyond that their memories go blurry. Maybe they recall it had something or other to do with wookiees, but specifics are difficult to drag up — and not without good reason.
Jon Pertwee’s Doctor Who may have spent much of his run stranded on Earth with no TARDIS, but what he lacked in space travel he made up for with stunts, action, and fabulous mod outfits.