Simple enough, I’ve transferred my flag to Arkhaven’s blog. The reason for this is that my readership here plateaued about six months ago. There has been the occasional spike in daily numbers but it was clear there was no growth. I’ll be leaving this blog up for a while but if you want anything transferred […]Read More So Where Has the Dark Herald Been?
REPOST: In the meantime. More Classic Cataline. Ah, Horror. The “lesser genre”. Eternally demeaned, abused and snubbed by the elders of the film industry. Yet almost all of the major film makers started out in it. The only genre that has produced more mainstream directors is no shit porn and I am not kidding about […]Read More It Came From the Eighties: A Random Horror Listicle
“Didactylos shrugged. “The Turtle exists. The world is a flat disc. The sun turns round it once every day, dragging its light behind it. And this will go on happening, whether you believe it is true or not. It is real. I don’t know about truth. Truth is a lot more complicated than that. I […]Read More Top 5 Discworld Screen Adaptations
I’ve been dreading the BBC’s The Watch for a while. It had the words “A bold reimagining by the BBC” in front of it, so I knew it would be bad but… Oh, my fucking fuckity fuck!!! This is much more horrible than I could have ever imagined it to be. This isn’t a just […]Read More I NEED EYE BLEEEEEECH!!
Biden’s lead in the polls is a comfortable one and has been that way for months. In fact, he has maintained that lead over Trump since before he had been chosen as the Democrats candidate. * Going back to October of 2019, that substantial lead over Trump was there. Back before COVID when the economy […]Read More Cataline’s Take on the Polls
I admit it. I laughed out loud at this one.Read More What Trump’s Recovery Really Means
REPOST: 10/092020 Okay, I needed to get Atheist Christmas Carol and the last movie of a certain trilogy out my head. So much waste of potential. So much money spent keeping dumpsters on fire. Anyway, I found my mind fading back to the simpler times of my youth. When my “life-crushing” responsibilities were laughable compared […]Read More Top 5 Forgotten 90s Dark Fantasy Cable Shows: An Arbitrary Listicle
My ban on spoilers for Peace Talks is now lifted. If you haven’t read that book yet and intend to, stop reading now. There will also be one major spoiler for Battleground. ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** ***SPOILER ALERT*** Battleground is a drastically stronger work than Peace Talks. […]Read More Battleground: First Impressions
Not today. Not Tomorrow. Not next year. But COVID is a wound from which Disney will never recover. Disney is simply too big to recover. Before the Fox purchase, they MIGHT have had enough liquidity to ride it out in the short term without taking on debt but regardless, that wasn’t the case after Iger’s […]Read More The End of Disney?
This is a bit of an l’esprit de l’escalier post. From my piece on Kolchak the Night Stalker. “Horror, began appropriately enough during the Reign of Terror. Religion was officially outlawed in France. The Catholic Church had been forced out of the country and if you were going to worship anything at all, it had […]Read More Horror: A Thought