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Mardi Gras Movie Madness: the Savage Bees

I’ve mentioned it many times, but there’s not much I like more than a holiday. Holidays give the lay person something to look forward to. A day off. A special meal. Time with family and friends. A plastic skull at … Continue reading

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Summerween, aka October Friday

Or, “One Grown Man’s Experience Celebrating Summerween and October Friday, as told through a series of short reviews for useless things.” Celebrating Halloween in the middle of Summer. It’s something I’ve always done, at least a little bit, but it … Continue reading

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“The Witch” Review

I just spent way too long considering whether or not I should spell that the ole timey way, like “The VVitch” or not. For a long time, I’ve really only considered two movies about witchcraft to be good: “Haxan” and … Continue reading

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It’s a “Mardi Gras Massacre” Breakdown! (NSFW sorta)

There are a lot of horror movies set during the festive Carnival season, which isn’t surprising as the setting lends itself to horror. Masks, skeletons, excess, debauchery. How could a crazed killer resist such temptation? If you go to imdb, … Continue reading

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My Spoiler Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

I am 38 years old. I was born in 1977, six months after “Star Wars” had been released in theaters. In those days, movies ran forever because there was no home video. So if you wanted to see it, you … Continue reading

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Cajun Night Before Christmas

I’m not sure when coffee table books became a thing, but they are. They are a weird thing. Books that are mostly for decoration, but can provide a little light reading if your guests get bored or when you leave … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Season

I’m not going to pretend to tell you something you don’t already know. In 7th grade, one of my teachers gave the whole class a small pamphlet about the history of Halloween. Namely, its pagan roots. In an effort to … Continue reading

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