Lovecraft and his contemporaries built the foundation for much of modern horror and fantasy, but do we really appreciate how much they did?
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What have we learned about what horror movies need to do? Better yet, do they even have to change?
October 24, 2011 It’s the best week of the year, and with Halloween coming up, I thought a whole week of horror-themed articles are in order. Let’s talk about the must have’s for any Halloween movie viewing marathon. The thing to remember when trying to pick horror movies for mass viewing is that everyone is […]
September 12, 2011 It’s that time again. This weekend was spent watching horror movies, and seeing as how we didn’t get to play the horror RPG I set up, I’m in a bit of a horror mood this week. Let’s add to the wonderful list of clichés that need to die, shall we? Hillbillies in […]
September 9, 2011 Anyone who’s ever gamed with me more than once knows I like to mix it up. When the players are looking for a rogue Star Destroyer, they discover it’s actually an old derelict found and mostly patched up by the Hutts. Great! The guns work just fine, though… Oh, so you’re in […]
March 23, 2011 Teachers have been getting a bad rap for years. I’ve already outlined how educators don’t get the kind of pay people think they do, but there’s another reason it’s easy to blame teachers for failing education and make them scapegoats for everything from union trouble to state budgets. We’ve set up a […]
November 22, 2010 Cthulhu does not sleep! He simply couldn’t get his clay joints moving. I recently used the 2005 silent-film Cthulhu in class. For those of you who haven’t seen it or don’t even have a desire to watch an adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s work… watch it. Seriously. It’s a very entertaining movie […]
November 15, 2010 I am a nerd. Pure and simple. I make no apologies for being able to cite Star Wars, being able to spot physics mistakes in movies, and playing D&D on a weekly basis. I embrace technology. Whenever a new development makes it possible to do something once confined to science fiction films, […]
Editor’s note: Sorry for the lack of artwork and links. Internet’s down at home and I don’t have a lot of time to upload this. Will update later, as well as post the video for funds I couldn’t do because I was talking to tech support all afternoon. November 5, 2010 Maybe it’s because I […]