April 13, 2016

Dangling, Tangling

I’m sitting in a coffee bar, trying to divine a direction for this blog. It’s been a while since I’ve journaled, and I’m distracted by a campy, yet oddly-soothing print of a painting. The print is framed and hung in the corner of the café, […]
March 11, 2016

‘The Devil’s Carnival’ Composers Debut Trailer for a Dark New Opus

Icons of cult cinema, Terrance Zdunich (Repo! The Genetic Opera) and Saar Hendelman (The Devil’s Carnival franchise) pull the trigger on a new, twisted musical world, American Murder Song. Combining stop motion animation and moving daguerreotype portraits, American Murder Song features a rogues gallery of original […]
February 2, 2016

O Ye Who Trav’l in Blood!

I often write about the creative process here, routinely describing it as a perilous and financially-devastating journey, albeit one that’s ultimately rewarding. As such, is it any wonder that my latest art project is set against an early nineteenth century American frontier, where a young […]
December 9, 2015

Children that are Killer

As 2015 ticks to an end, I can’t help but reflect on the friends, events, accomplishments and failures that defined the year, as well as look forward to the opportunities and challenges that 2016 may present. 2015, what a year! In the last three-hundred and […]
November 24, 2015

Die Fledermaus

Ever hear the expression ‘to have bats in the belfry’? It means to be crazy. A belfry is the top part of a church, specifically the bell tower. Since our heads are the topmost parts of our bodies, to say that someone has bats in […]
November 3, 2015

German Shepherds

“My only hope is that the big Lebowski kills me before the Germans can cut my dick off.” ~The Big Lebowski I’m going to Germany! This coming weekend, I’ll be traveling to Bottrop as a guest of Weekend Of Horrors. This’ll be my second trip […]
October 23, 2015

Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture

“I like to remember things my own way.” “What do you mean by that?” “How I remembered them. Not necessarily the way they happened.” ~Lost Highway   I’ve always loved stories and films with unreliable narrators. Especially ones where protagonists go to great lengths to […]
September 28, 2015

Loop, Pull, Stitch

“Better stay away from him He’ll rip your lungs out, Jim I’d like to meet his tailor” ~Warren Zevon One would think that the fellow behind flashy film characters, like Repo! The Genetic Opera‘s GraveRobber and The Devil’s Carnival’s Lucifer, would have some sense of […]