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THE DRILLER KILLER is Dirty, Nasty, and Wonderful

There are those who kill violently. So says the poster’s tagline, enticing splatter fans to a bloody piece of exploitation. And the film definitely delivers on that promise. Abel Ferrara’s The Driller Killer is a scuzzy 1979 slasher about an artist cracking under the pressure of barely getting by in the squalor of pre-Giuliani New…

Ships on Fire

Editor’s Note: The podcast episode with Fireships will be dropping tomorrow. It’s a week later than initially anticipated, but it’s coming! Check it out in order to get a chance to win a copy of this album! Hi there. Yes. You. And you. And you. All of you. I’m Blaine. I’m new here. This is…

To Vick or Not to Vick?

I wrote this a few years back and it seems appropriate to share again in light of the hub bub surrounding Vick in NY/NJ right now: In an earlier post, I ranted about the Michael Vick “haters” who refused to allow the man to try to change, even likening the situation to Dee Snider’s social…