Twenty five years ago I wasn’t alive. Nevertheless, Twin Peaks became a part of me, travelling through skin and flesh, right into the womb. As I struggled against the sticky mess of my mother’s belly I could hear it, that song, whistling through the wind. I could hear it, and I would remember it, for one day, I knew, it would return with a vengeance.Read more "Twin Peaks: The Return (parts one and two)"
I suckle the teat of the milk bottle, my lips fastened tightly against the plastic. I slurp and gorge, feel the liquid ooze quickly down my chin, and I close my eyes. The milk is inside me, puss and blood and all. I am a monster.Read more "Simon Amstell: Carnage"
It’s a little twenty minute paddling pool of gruesome, clever joy. It gets me excited, more than anything else on TV at the moment. It’s delicious. You should have a taste.Read more "Inside Number 9"
I’m not even going to talk about the show just yet. Take my word for it, it’s amazing. For now I’m just going to talk about the audience, and how they convinced me this was going to be one hell of a ride.Read more "The Chris Gethard Show’s Audience"
“You and Leslie like to hold hands, and jump off of cliffs together, into the great unknown. You two have a good relationship. I don’t personally know what that’s like, but, I’m given to understand it means you’re going to land on your feet.” – Ron SwansonRead more "Parks and Recreation Season 4, and jumping off cliffs."
The Affair is the greatest show nobody watches. I mean, I’m sure loads of people do watch it, otherwise it wouldn’t still be going. But nobody in my circle of friends/podcasts/YouTube videos/blogs/skin-walkers/flesh-eaters/Mormons/other multimedia discussion spaces seems to even mention it. Which is strange, because it’s a show I can’t stop thinking about.Read more "The Affair (The Tv Show, not the act.)"
The thing about American Horror Story is, it’s American Horror Story. It does what it wants, sometimes despite you, sometimes to spite you. It’s over the top, flamboyant, stupid and smart. It’s a pantomime, a love letter to horror, a second rate rip off. It’s anything it wants to be, which is why it’s so unique.Read more "American Horror Story"