Browsing archives for '70s'
I was listening to KISS’ Asylum one day when I noticed something: KISS songs have almost no subtext whatsoever. Virtually any song in their discography can be taken at face value; in fact they pretty much demand to be taken completely literally. And then I had an idea: I will listen to all 23 KISS [...]
I make this look good. Sports Illustrated has posted a nice tribute to the fashion sense of 70s-era football coaches up to their website. From Bum Phillips’ 10-gallon hat to Tom Osbourne in the reddest pair of slacks you will ever see, there’s a lot of style on display in this collection. (via si.com)
Don’t fuck with us. Saturday night we watched The Runaways, Floria Sigismondi’s chronicle of the 70s teenage rock group. The Runaways may seem an unusual subject for a biopic given their relatively short career, and in fact the movie only focuses on a portion of that, choosing to follow the band from their inception up [...]
When discussing scary movies, I think we can all agree that a) kids are creepy; and b) mysterious phone calls in the middle of the night are extra-creepy. Combine the two and you have some real nightmare fuel. When Michael Calls is an above-average mystery-thriller that originally aired on ABC in 1972. It’s worth watching [...]
Cannibalism is one of those subjects that makes people uncomfortable.¹ As a general rule, humans don’t like to think about consuming the raw flesh of other humans. It’s considered poor form to raise the topic at a dinner party or job interview. Plot device for a horror movie? Sure. Sci-fi novel? No problem. Bubblegum pop [...]