Archive for June 12, 2006

Brief Carnival of Souls

June 12, 2006

It turns out that the remake of Hitchcock’s masterpiece The Birds isn’t going to be a real remake, but instead will re-adapt Daphne DuMaurier’s original short story. Okay then.

Hey, look: Steven from Corpse Eaters and The House of Irony has a new horror blog! It’s called The Horror Blog!

Anti Christ / Devil’s Child

June 6, 2006

Of all the 6/6/06 stories I’ve read today, the only one that actually feels evil is the news that today, of all days, Richard “The Night Stalker” Ramirez’s lawyers appealed for a new trial.

Music news that basically just makes me say “HOLYSHITHOLYSHIT” over and over

June 6, 2006

The third half-hour-long one-track EP from Underworld’s download-only RiverRun Project is now available at It has the delightful title of “I’m a Big Sister, and I’m a Girl, and I’m a Princess, and This Is My Horse.” Underworld is the best band on the planet. The end.

Roxy Music is recording a new album. They’re recording it with the original line-up. Including Paul Thompson. AND BRIAN ENO. The end, again.

Day of the Triffids

June 1, 2006

Move over, Audrey 2: Check out this video about giant hogweed, a truly massive plant (they can grow up to 15 feet tall) running rampant in King County, Washington, and filled with venom that can scar you for literally years. Who needs horror fiction?