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Archive: September 2009

2009-09-25 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
October’s coming

…and that means Horrorthon, obviously. If Horrorthon were a slightly bigger deal, there could be a series of Horrorthon t-shirts with evocative horror-movie quotations on them (on the opposite side from the logo), like this: “THEY’RE COMING TO GET YOU, BARBARA” “SEVEN DAYS” “WE ALL GO A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES” “HERE’S JOHHNY” These are pretty […]

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The world’s most famous romantic triangle, in their high school yearbooks. More yearbook photos here.

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2009-09-22 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Monster Evil Protact

This is some great stuff. Apparently movie posters in Ghana in the 1980s were not the same as elsewhere (i.e. not supplied by the distributor). Instead, a local artist sees the movie and then paints the poster: In the 1980s video cassette technology made it possible for “mobile cinema” operators in Ghana to travel from […]

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2009-09-20 :: Jordan // centex

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2009-09-15 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Billboard, April 4, 1964

As I mentioned: top five slots. Beat that. (Obviously, nobody ever has.)

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2009-09-12 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts

I’m on an insane deadline and under tremendous stress, so I’ll make this quick (I only allowed myself fifteen seconds to provide a picture, which is why the above is so crude). But I had to mention 1) that (through various Jack Sparrow-type channels) I’ve acquired both the Stereo Box and the Mono Box in […]

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Okay, go with me for a minute here. I suddenly realized what this whole damn Avatar thing is all about. For more than ten years, James Cameron made movies like this:Right? You can almost hear the “clang…clang” of steel on steel; the blast of bullets; the explosions; people yelling “This ain’t no drill, slick! Make […]

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