Another Scary Song

Just when you thought it was safe to check out the next post. Kate hits the fear bone again. The longer album version is creepier because of a delayed reaction gong sound at the end.

Spine Chilling Kate

Maybe she was channeling a pure energy: ethereal, luminous, poetic, feminine, the eternal child, adolescent sexuality and more. She became the song, she was the dance. That voice is hair raising. From a 19 year old waif what an event! It still grabs my soul from the other side…

The Dunwich Horror (USA 1970)

I reviewed this on April 30, 2015. Now I’m doing it again. Before you steal a forbidden grimoire from a library and writhe nude on a Druid’s altar, hear me out. Why revamp an old post? Because its there! What I love about the Dunwich Horror is that its an overly long episode of Night Gallery. Lovecraft’s stories, with their references to tentacles and other undulating protuberances coming in and out of things at all angles, were certainly sexual – in a mad way – but they were never sexy. He would have hated this sexing up of his story but who cares? This is a unique work: where else will you see a feminist raped to death by a male chauvinist cabbage from an outré dimension? Exactly. Plus the ocean is used throughout as symbolic of timelessness and eternity, and Wilbur Whately’s Twin’s presence is made known by a combo of a heart beating audio clip and the sound of water slushing. Its quite groovy. [Read more…]

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