31 Days of Horror 2017: Creations of Chaos: Four Creepy Animated Shorts

On this special 31 Days of Horror edition of Creations of Chaos, it’s changeling foxes, voodoo dolls, mean girl regrets, and my least favorite thing ever, eyeball stuff. It’s Four … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2017: Creations of Chaos: Four Creepy Animated Shorts

Doctor Who S09 E07: The Zygon Invasion

The Zygons are back, terrible whispering and shape-shifting “Doctor Who” monsters who make Whovians new and old hide behind their sofas, and this time, they’re playing for keeps. What can … Continue reading Doctor Who S09 E07: The Zygon Invasion

The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means 31 Days of Horror, a month-long celebration of all forms of the macabre in pop culture. “The Ten Percent” wanted … Continue reading The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

BLACK MASK STUDIOS Goes BALLISTIC with Collected Vol. 1

BALLISTIC, 2013’s gonzo dysmorphic sci-fi headtrip by Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson, has been republished in a handy-dandy easy-to-carry collected edition by Black Mask Studios. If you missed it the first time around, now’s your chance to pick it up. And you should. You really, REALLY should.

31 Days of Horror 2014 – Clive Barker’s Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut (2014)

In March of 1990, I had just recently turned 13 years old. I was on a family trip to Houston to visit some friends of my father, but for me, … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2014 – Clive Barker’s Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut (2014)

True Blood S07 E04: Death Is Not The End

This episode’s title might have interesting meaning after last week’s unceremonious death of Joe Manganiello’s Alcide, and then again it might not. The showrunners on HBO’s “True Blood” have promised … Continue reading True Blood S07 E04: Death Is Not The End

Flesh Under Glass: The David Cronenberg: Evolution Exhibition

Last week I wrote about TIFF’s wide-ranging retrospective From Within: The Films of David Cronenberg. It’s a superb series showcasing all of his films, with several special screenings featuring talks … Continue reading Flesh Under Glass: The David Cronenberg: Evolution Exhibition

31 Days of Horror 2013: David Cronenberg, Comedian

He’s been called the King of Venereal Horror, the Baron of Blood, a chilly, analytical formalist with a fascination for the grotesque. He’s synonymous with the genre of body horror, … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2013: David Cronenberg, Comedian

31 Days of Horror: Surviving Nightbreed

I was (and still am) a huge Clive Barker fan. I devoured his “Books of Blood” as they came out. I saw Hellraiser on opening night. And so of course … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Surviving Nightbreed