Category: Op Ed

Horror Lives (No Matter What Vogue Tells You)

  It would seem that every year something has to be declared dead. Last year, people were postulating that Minecraft was on its way out, yet game sales hit 122 million copies in the very first quarter. The year before, Forbes was saying that rock was dead (I guess they forgot that shock rocker Marilyn

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Is the New SpongeBob News Great, Good or Effin Awful?

By Zakary McGaha Reread the title of this article and think about it. Form your own opinion before you read mine. Now, if you don’t know, the news recently broke that the new SpongeBob SquarePants movie will be a prequel. Upon first hearing this, I was pretty happy, but the more I thought about it,

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Which Famous Horror Sequel SUCKED the Worst?!

By Zakary McGaha All horror fans, casual and diehard, know a couple standard, more mainstream but still classic franchises by heart: Halloween, Child’s Play, Friday the 13th and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. There are many more, of course, but I’m zeroing in on these four in particular because they each have their own infamous “black sheep”

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The Predator (2018) Film Review

Review by Zakary McGaha 6.5/10. An F in school, but pretty close to a B- in my book. If you’ve read my reviews or talked to me about writing in person, you know my schtick: I hate self-aware things and believe horror comedies can either be really good or really bad…and I believe most of

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How Michel Houellebecq Introduced the Incel to Modern Literature

By Bob Freville At 62, controversial French novelist Michel Houellebecq continues to rankle the literary community with his caustic post-modern novels, banal poetry, musical vanity projects and mundane photography. For those unfamiliar with the author’s style, imagine Andrew Dice Clay if he was raised on a steady diet of hookers, Valium and Voltaire. His voice

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