William Mortensen: American Grotesque and The Command To Look

September 8, 2014 MGP 0

from Wikipedia: His arguments defending romanticism photography led him to be “ostracized from most authoritative canons of photographic history.” In an essay, Larry Lytle wrote “Due to his approach—both technically and philosophically in opposition to straight or purist adherents — he is amongst the most problematic figures in photography in the twentieth-century… historians and critics have described his images as “…anecdotal, highly sentimental, mildly erotic hand-colored prints…”, “…bowdlerized versions of […]

Teaching “Fuck” in Japan

June 24, 2014 MGP 0

from the NSFW video’s description: Whilst most Japanese people are aware of English swear words and want to know more, they’re not quite sure on how they’re used and the role they play. Therefore, when I recently heard of a book here in Japan called “Tadashii fuck no tsukaikata” which literally translates, “The Correct Way to Use Fuck”, I promptly spent all of my pocket money on as many copies […]

I’ll Fight Hell To Hold You – Rodrigo Gonzalez

April 17, 2014 MGP 0

from Wikipedia: González became friends with the Die Ärzte drummer, Bela B., when they sang a KISS song together in a bar while drunk. González was also a member of the so-called ‘KISS Army’… He covered the KISS song “I’ll Fight Hell to Hold You” in 2001, turning it into a disco track and singing in the Bee Gees style.

Sad Cat Diary

March 7, 2014 MGP 0

The diary of sad cats everywhere. It is both enervating and a travesty.

The Compleat Witch: Bibliography Browsing, Part 1

March 6, 2014 MGP 0

Here we have a quick perusal of a handful of random titles from the bibliography of The Compleat Witch (AKA The Satanic Witch) by Anton Szandor LaVey. Please visit compleatwitch.blogspot.com for more information. Much praise to Rev. Daniel Byrd for this entire video/web project.

Ave Satani – Tenerife Film Orchestra & Choir

December 21, 2013 MGP 0

On Saturday, July 25, 2009, the Tenerife International Film Music Festival celebrated the 80th birthday of film score legend, Jerry Goldsmith. Music selections, as chosen by Jerry’s longtime friend and Varése Sarabande producer, Robert Townson, included music from Jerry’s vast cache of science fiction and horror scores; Star Trek: First Contact, Planet Of The Apes, Poltergeist, Gremlins, and Total Recall. This first movement of the Omen suite, “Ave Satani,” (The […]

Christmas with the Devil (Live) – Spinal Tap

December 16, 2013 MGP 0

The elves are dressed in leather And the angels are in chains The sugar plums are rancid And the stockings are in flames There’s a demon in my belly And a gremlin in my brain There’s someone up the chimney hole And Satan is his name The rats ate all the presents And the reindeer ran away There’ll be no Father Christmas ‘Cause it’s Evil’s holiday No bells in Hell […]

Happy Friday The 13th – Tribute to Jason Voorhees

September 13, 2013 MGP 0

from Wikipedia: The fear of Friday the 13th has been called friggatriskaidekaphobia (Frigga being the name of the Norse goddess for whom “Friday” is named in English and triskaidekaphobia meaning fear of the number thirteen), or paraskevidekatriaphobia, a concatenation of the Greek words Paraskeví (meaning “Friday”), and dekatreís (meaning “thirteen”) attached to phobía (from phóbos, meaning “fear”). According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, North Carolina, […]