Wednesday, December 14, 2022

7 Days of Angelo Badalamenti Starts Now!


Well, it goes without saying that I'm doing a "Seven Days of Angelo Badalamenti" in honor of his passing. Let's start here, a video my good friend Jacob sent me yesterday to mark the man's exit through the big, red curtains. 


What an irregularly slow NCBD. If I hadn't picked up some new titles, I'd be spending almost no $$$ this week. Can't have that, apparently...

I was hesitant going into Dark Web, but this Zeb Wells Event is so dripping with original Inferno vibes that I can't help but love it. 

Yeah, like I said above. I love it so much, double-dosing this week.

And, speaking of Events (fuck!), all this pre-emptive conjecture for the upcoming Sins of Sinister has me so fascinated with the idea that there are numerous Sinister clones running around the Marvel Universe that I'm now fascinated by this Mother Righteous characters and reading Legion of X. Damn again!

Ah! I can't love this horror show more. 


Speaking of Twin Peaks, Butcher from the Horror Vision has mentioned Steven C. Miller's The Aggression Scale several times, but this past weekend, as we recorded The Horror Vision episode on Joe Begos' Christmas Bloody Christmas, I finally cued the film up and when I saw the cast not only included three Twin Peaks Alumni - Ray Wise, Dana Ashbrook, and Derek Mears, but Jacob "Solomon" Reynolds from Harmony Korine's Gummo, well, there was no way I wasn't watching it right away. 

I was not disappointed.

This movie is brutal in the most enjoyable way because it's the bad guys that get f*cked up the most, and it's fun watching it. 


Zeal & Ardor - Eponymous
Knorkator - Widerstand ist zwecklos
Ifernach - Capitulation of All Life
Lustmord - Dark Matter
Deth Crux - Bloody Christmas
Greg Puciato - Mirrorcell
The Notorious B.I.G. - Ten Crack Commandments (single)
SQÜRL and Jozef Van Wissem - Only Lovers Left Alive OST
Pop Will Eat Itself - Cure for Sanity
Neurosis - Given to the Rising
Isis - Panopticon
Made Out of Babies - The Ruiner
Rein - Reincarnated
Battle Tapes - Sweatshop Boys EP
Battle Tapes - In Too Deep EP
Battle Tapes - Polygon
Final Light - Eponymous


From Jonathan Grimm's Bound Tarot, which you can buy HERE.

Collaboration has been coming up a lot, so I need to re-focus on something I've been struggling to maintain. A big writing project that I make headway in and then have to set aside to tool around with short stories I am submitting to various publication markets. The trick here is to make more time and use it wisely, something I'm not always good at doing.

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