28 November 2013

Be Thankful to Be Alive this Thanksgiving

 So of course Thanksgiving is kind of lacking in it's holiday themed horror movie but Eli Roth (Hostel) remedied that with his Grindhouse faux trailer Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Trailer by darkknight37

But on that note I am thankful for you my readers. Cheers, kempai, salud, nostorovia.

14 November 2013

NECA's 8-Bit Freddy Krueger

Back in August I told the tale of how I came to acquire NECA's San Diego Comic Con Exclusive 8-bit styled Jason figure. Around the same time as that they hinted at what was coming next in their line of NES themed toys would be. Yep, the ol' Springwood Slasher himself, Mr. Freddy Krueger would be receiving the same Nintendo treatment and color scheme.
Well I got so caught up in my own personal excitement I forgot to post that mine had finally come in the mail this cold November afternoon. Freddy looks gnarly in his red and orange portrayal and true to his in game rendition. NECA has treated the idea behind these toys with a respect that I fully salute and would love to see more of.

"This is God..."

One, two Freddy's coming for you...


Just imagine that tell-tale metal on metal screech

Freddy vs Jason: The NES years

NES Nightmares immortalized

650h NESRobo6

09 November 2013

Song of the Week: Joy to the World

No no, never fear, I'm not already getting into the holiday spirit... I happen to be referring to a song by Combichrist off their Joy of Gunz album. I always found it particularly interesting since the 'lyrics' are actually samples of an interview with the infamous Charles Manson. Manson and Family were convicted for the horrific and grisly Tate-Bianca murders in 1969. The song is sampled from an interview with Heidi Schulman from 1987. At first listen I didn't quite fully grasp who was speaking until the switch flicked and I realized whose words were echoing in my ears. The full interview is quite interesting since Manson shows an interesting range of varied emotions during it's course. It also features some interesting quotes again ranging from bone-chillingly cold...

....to downright fucking hilarious

In case wondering just what in the fuck he says there it's:
Do you feel blame? Are you mad? Uh, do you feel like wolf kabob Roth vantage? Gefrannis booj pooch boo jujube; bear-ramage. Jigiji geeji geeja geeble Google. Begep flagaggle vaggle veditch-waggle bagga?

Yup. Ol' Charlie said it best alright. Combichrist has a unique appreciation for murders and the macabre and they make an excellent pair. So Joy to the World!

And for those of you interested here is the full video interview with Charlie: