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#7: Gas-s-s-s!


I don't do well with empathy. I found Punishment Park an upsetting viewing experience for many reasons, not the least of which being its ability to force an emotional connection between myself and hippie culture. For a man with Cartmanian opinions on the movement, this was nothing short of a...
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#6: On the Beach

When I moved to Los Angeles, the hills were alive with the sound of inferno. Forest fires raged, and consumed subdivisions whole. Smoke covered the smog that covered the city, and on several occasions, my friends from the Valley evacuated and crashed with me. Darkness never blotted out our sky, but...
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#5: In the Mouth of the Madness

"A reality is just what we tell each other it is." I hate lovingLovecraft. While H.P. is responsible for modern horror as we know it, I must respect and loathe him in equal measure. Firmly rooted in the idea of cosmicism, he believed the universe was too gigantic to care...
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#4: Masters of Horror

There's that project you discuss with friends, probably over beers, that never comes to fruition. An idea you all love, believe in, and promise to dedicate time towards. Then, when the buzz wears off, or responsibility returns, it falls by the wayside — to be rekindled at the next gathering, and...
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#3: The Divide

Jean-Paul Satre said "Hell is other people," but in the post-apocalyptic world, his statement becomes a question. End-of-the-world fiction is often built on the assumption that humanity is responsible for its own demise: we made our bed and now we must sleep in it, while it incinerates around us. But...
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