Cities of the Red Night

“Nothing is True. Everything is Permitted.” The Cities of Red Night were six in number: Tamaghis, Ba’dan, Yass-Waddah, Waghdas, Naufana and Ghadis. These cities were located in an area roughly corresponding to the Gobi Desert, a hundred thousand years ago. At that time the desert was dotted with large oases and traversed by a river […]

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Burns’ Love Nest and Vortex

Two Brand New Releases Unleashed!  I have written at least one post about Charles Burns before but maybe I failed to mention that to me he is amongst my 3 favorite graphic novel artist. I sincerly, deeply admire the quality, the releveance and the genius behind each of his books and other creations like the pocket […]

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RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO

Prison Storytelling, Subcultural Anthropology and the Allure of Darkness.  by Maria Popova In the 1970’s, while American hippies were busy inking themselves with peace signs and psychedelic rainbows, Danzig Baldayev, a guard at St. Petersburg’s notorious Kresty Prison, began documenting the far less Woodstockian body art of Russia’s most infamous criminals. For 33 years, Baldayev used […]

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X Manson and The Presidency

Above: Charles Manson endorsing John Kerry,1945 ”No Name” Maddox Matriarch -vs- Patriarch By Grandfather  & Grandson Productions Part I Part II It’s Voting Time in America Again, Let’s Ask Manson…      It is purely an American phenomenon, that almost every United States President, since 1969, starting with President Nixon has had either something infinitesimal […]

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Michael Hutter

Terrible Discoveries Hutter’s surreal works are as magical as they are strange. His work is pitched at that enjoyably nebulous zone which lies on the borderlands of fantasy, science fiction and surrealism, from which hybrid visions emerge that are never too defined in one direction or another. His paintings remember the works by Bruegel or Hieronymus Bosch. Related […]

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Smash the Control Images!

Now there are some ideas that have been germinating in my mind for a while.. I can’t say how long because it’s not a very definite thought but rather an evolving one. I have hesitated to talk about it since I know for sure that a lot of people are going to go sort of […]

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SANTA MUERTE

PRAYER OF THE HOLY DEATH Lord, before Your Divine Presence God Almighty, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I ask for your permission to invoke the Holy Death. My White daughter. I want to humbly ask, that you break and destroy all spells and darkness that may present itself before my persona, in my home, and […]

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The Process Church of the Final Judgement

A Sixties Movement with a Very Far-Reaching Influence… by GARY LACHMAN In 1963, two people met at the L Ron Hubbard Institute of Scientology on Fitzroy Street, London. They were both studying to be ‘auditors’. Based on his earlier system of Dianetics, ‘auditing’ was Hubbard’s method of discovering and eliminating ‘engrams,’ the psychic residue from past […]

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John Dyer Baizley

An Interview About His Artwork Process  posted by MICHAEL WEIGMAN for METAL INJECTION It’s time for the next installment in the Metal Injection artist series, Artists in Metal and it’s a big one! got a chance to speak with John Dyer Baizley, one of the most renowned visual artists in the metal/hardcore community and the vocalist/guitarist of Baroness! […]

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Sadako vs. Kayako Teaser Trailer

  Though a teaser trailer for The Ring vs. The Grudge (aka Sadako vs. Kayako) was already released, today we’re getting to a more complete glimpse into the meeting of the two scariest late 90s/early 00s Japanese cinematic spirits with exceedingly distinctive gaits. Kadokawa and NBCUniversal’s mashup film originated last year as an April Fool’s […]

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