Feel like I’m always talking about what I’ve seen and read, but never about what I WANT to see and read. So, this is that, though I’ve been so lost in World Fantasy reading and a not-announced (I don’t think) reading thing that most of what I want to read is already out (except John Langan’s Sefira, but I’ve already got a copy of that). Well, okay, King’s got a new one here shortly, doesn’t he? I’ll be all over that, of cour…

My phone and podcasts were fried in a gym the other day, so I dialed back to 2016, to Jordan Peele before Get Out hit, and took over the world. Very cool episode, as they all are, but what’s especially cool is, at about the 48-, 49-minute mark, Peele, maybe not even thinking he’d ever get to make Us real, says what feels to me a lot like the seed of that story: the mom being the mom, but also not the mom. I would snip it out, post it here, but that feels . . . not bootleggy, but like …

Title . . . . Night of the Mannequins. Slasher through and through.

couple slasher paragraphs from me there

For a long time I’ve been wondering what’s left to do in slasherland, what territory hasn’t already been gone over fifty times, and better than I could ever do it. Night of the Mannequins is in what feels like that unexplored space. Couldn’t be more excited, both …

Man, seems I was just talking about the Halloween sequel we never thought we’d get, and now I’m here after seeing the Child’s Play remake nobody expected. In short: it’s really good, all kinds of fun. Most interested in how they updated it from 1988. Back then, the cautionary tale—or, what opens the cycle of justice—is economic: buying suspicious items from even more suspicious dudes. Not meaning to say in 1988 we were all being herded to only proper …

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