Since the earliest days of British television drama, scriptwriter Nigel Kneale has been a seminal figure. His Quatermass serials for the BBC were a seismic event in the 1950s, before finding international success when adapted by Hammer Films for the .. read more ..
Are You In The House Alone?, edited by Amanda Reyes.
Beginning in the 1960s through its heyday in the 1970s and beyond, the telefilm remains an important cultural artefact masquerading as disposable entertainment. Made specifically for the small s.. read more ..
From Famous Monsters of Filmland to Fangoria… and everything in between, Xeroxferox by John Szpunar, is much more than a book about monster magazines. Coming in at over 800 pages, It is the first book of its kind to examine the home-grown DIY fanzine.. read more ..
The acclaimed book by David McGowan.
Laurel Canyon in the 1960s and early 1970s was a magical place where a dizzying array of musical artists congregated to create much of the music that provided the soundtrack to those turbulent times.Members of .. read more ..
Two glorious decades of low-budget monster movies, horror comicbooks, glow-in-the-dark model kits, sci-fi trading cards, television horror show hosts, 8mm film reels and more! From low-budget horror films to grisly comic art, from lurid movie magazin.. read more ..
Composer, bandleader, pianist and space philosopher, Sun Ra was a unique individual and one of the most colorful and enduring of musical legacies, transcending time, place and culture.
From the mid 1950s until his death in 1993, Sun Ra led “The Ark.. read more ..
First video and more recently the internet with its streaming videos and not strictly legal peer-to-peer capabilities. With so many sources available, today’s fan of horror and exploitation movies isn’t necessarily educated on paths well-trodden, suc.. read more ..
Critics may sing from an over familiar hymn sheet of so-called ‘cult films’, but there remains an epoch of British cinema still awaiting discovery that is every bit as provocative and deserving of attention. And there could be no finer guide to these.. read more ..
Morrissey is a music icon. The former singer of the influential Manchester band The Smiths is arguably one of the most intriguing, if not polarizing, iconic figures of popular culture.
But this book, by Melissa Mora Hidalgo, is not about Morrissey.. read more ..
THIS BDSM EXPOSÉ, written as memoir, reveals the wild world of femdom: dominant females and the submissive guys who crave them. Joyce Snyder encounters dozens of “subs,” fellows who want to be used and abused at the hands of a powerful woman. She fin.. read more ..
“This new book, the latest Moorcockian meteorite to flash across the heavens, is a timely reminder of the scope, depth, heart and magnificence of an author with numerous readers, bright-eyed fans, global correspondents, but far less mainstream acknow.. read more ..
“I thought I was desensitized. I’m not. No hope for humanity… I feel like my quest is over.”
Comment posted online in reaction to the video, 3 Guys 1 Hammer.
Unlike images of sex, which were clandestine and screened only in private, images of d.. read more ..
'Europe ends at Naples and ends badly. Calabria, Sicily and all the rest belong to Africa.' -- Creuzé de Lesser, 1806
Mezzogiorno, by David Kerekes, this is a work of fact, fiction, fable and folklore spanning three generations of southern Italian.. read more ..
Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and fan culture explores the lasting legacy in the fan, post-punk and dot.com economy of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, and what such dedication says about the larger issues facing us in a modern world.. read more ..
Hip Pocket Sleaze is an introduction to the world of vintage, lurid adult paperbacks. Charting the rise of sleazy pulp fiction during the 1960s and 1970s and reviewing many of the key titles, the book takes an informed look at the various genres and .. read more ..
From Mozart to Miles Davis, it is a matter of record that over many centuries composers and musicians have been consistently inspired by the occult. Few music lovers’ curiosity can fail to have been piqued by the rumours of magick and mysticism that .. read more ..
Power electronics is a genre of industrial or ‘noise’ music that utilises feedback and synthesizers to produce an intense, loud, challenging sound. To match this sonic excess, power electronics also relies heavily upon extreme thematic and visual con.. read more ..
The presbytery has lost none of its charm, nor the garden its colours.
Fiancée of Dracula
“Disguise those corpses, destroy their clothes, and make sure that they remain dead forever. Don't forget, they are vampires.”
The Rape of the Vampire
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That he has survived so long may well be a miracle. Mick Farren has spent more than four decades in the thick of the culture wars as a commentator, activist, essayist, poet, performer, and rebel with multiple causes. Being a founding figure in the 19.. read more ..
CULT PEOPLE by Nicanor Loreti features a selection of interviews, conducted by Nicanor Loreti, with many of the world’s most fascinating and renowned stars of crossover and cult cinema, including amazing first-hand accounts of the making of ALIENS, S.. read more ..