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Google Searches

It’s nice knowing the searches which have led people to my blog. Very occasionally I might twist a tag to appeal to those searches. From time-to-time there’s a frisson when I realise someone has googled my blog by name. 89 more words

Blogging

On Not Watching Gaspar Noé's Irréversible

A dozen or so years ago, my now-wife-and-then-girlfriend’s roommate, a young woman who worked as a community organizer, told me that she had recently seen… 490 more words

Philosophy

Salo (The 120 Days of Sodom) (1975) - Review

Loosely based on the Marquis De Sade’s great literary atrocity, this Italian shocker offers a hyper-real depiction of depraved minds and debauched desires. 120 Days is a story of sadomasochism and public humiliation. 63 more words

Film

The Collector (2009)

A good franchise is hard to find. When it comes to the contemporary horror film, how does one find the next Freddy or Jason or Leatherface?  287 more words

Hack-and-stack

Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) - First Impressions

After being tormented (so to speak) by morbid curiosity since I did some research on it last summer, I decided to finally bite the bullet and watch… 423 more words

The Hellbound Heart (1986) [Book]

“No tears, please. It’s a waste of good suffering.”

Even with the core monster hiding in the shadows and existing in a small fraction of the book, the language and pacing are dark enough to be unforgettable. 427 more words

Torture Porn

Day #139: The Loved Ones (2009)

The Loved Ones (2009)

Synopsis:

 When Brent turns down his classmate Lola’s invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

My take: 428 more words

Movies