Final Girls in Horror :: Top 25 :: 25-21 :: October’s Spooky Monday Movies (well, its ALMOST October)

Final Girl’s in Horror :: Top 25 :: October’s Spooky Monday Movies What is a final girl? Well, according to Carol Clover’s 1992 book Men, Women, and Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film, argues that although slasher movies seem to delight in the sadistic torment of female victims, they are actually providing the audience a point of identification with the last woman standing, which Clover identified as the “Final Girl.” Since this is the spooky month of October around here I thought I’d give over “Movie Mondays” to celebrate the best of the “Final Girls” in horror. Each Monday in October (yes, … Continue reading Final Girls in Horror :: Top 25 :: 25-21 :: October’s Spooky Monday Movies (well, its ALMOST October)

Zola Jesus :: Now Hear This

Zola Jesus Nika Roza Danilova better known by her stage name Zola Jesus, is an American singer-songwriter. She has released three EPs and three full-length albums, as well as a new album, Taiga, ready to release on October 7 on Mute Records. I cannot wait to hear the new album, especially since David Lynch is one of the co-producers on the album, as well as Sparklehorse. Her music combine electronic, industrial, classical, goth, and experimental rock influences. Go (Blank Sea) is currently on my heavy rotation list, especially when driving home from work in that almost sunset time of day. Nika’s musical … Continue reading Zola Jesus :: Now Hear This

My heart grows colder with each day :: VOTD

What’s a Girl to Do :: Bat For Lashes from the album, Fur & Gold About the song:  What’s a Girl to Do? is the fourth single released from Bat For Lashes’ debut album Fur and Gold. It was released on July 9, 2007 as a CD, a 7″, and as an MP3 download. In October 2011, NME placed it at # 138 on its list “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years“. Fur and Gold is the debut album by English recording artist Bat for Lashes, released on September 11, 2006 by The Echo Label. It was released to critical … Continue reading My heart grows colder with each day :: VOTD

Just follow your eyes :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “All’s Fair in Love & War” :: Art by Sarah Joncas “Come closer and see, see into the trees; find the girl while you can.” Temptation lights another cigarette, you can feel the burn from miles away, pulling you closer, pulling you into the flame. She blinks promises from each eye, a muse of a thousand words, of touch, and feel, and taste. You come with blazing weapons, steely eyes, and all your intentions in check, but it will all be in vain. Cool and collected are her specialty, her fingers curling around your neck, poison … Continue reading Just follow your eyes :: SOTD