The Horror Movie As Gross-Out Joke

   There is something about horror, extreme horror, that plays a bit like a classic gross out joke. Oh, you know the kind, the baby in blender sorta jokes that kids tell each other on the bus ride home. The sorta jokes that you tell when an adult isn’t around because you know they won’t… Continue reading The Horror Movie As Gross-Out Joke

Taking Back Horror

Horror, at its heart, is about the war at the base of human existence, the war of evolution and instinct. Evolution tells us we have to keep moving forward because we have no choice, we must move forward to survive but instinct warns us to be wary of moving ahead too quickly because there are… Continue reading Taking Back Horror