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The Terror Test: Test Prep #18

April 19, 2018 by

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Run, Zombie, Run: Or, There and Back Again “You loved hugging him cause he made a noise, a happy loving noise, as he squeezed the breath out of you.” ~ Tom Savini Night of the Living Dead (1968) turned me into a movie-obsessed ghoul. For years I collected VHS tapes, organized them by either alphabet […]

The Terror Test: Test Prep #4

July 29, 2016 by

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The Purge Will Be Televised. The Revolution Lost Its Corporate Sponsors. I wasn’t excited about watching The Purge. I figured it would be an extended home invasion movie played out as a joyride. To some degree it is, but it also isn’t. I enjoyed its connections to dystopian visions like “The Lottery” and The Hunger […]

Lessons from the End of the World

May 14, 2013 by

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1. We are lucky to be here. Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered — Shakespeare The geese thing is probably a myth. The story is, a flock of geese somewhere up north was mistaken for Soviet bombers by radar operators in the U.S., and, just before we launched our atomic arsenal, somebody […]