The October Diaries – Poltergeist II: The Other Side

 
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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Sean & Christof
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The October Diaries: You’re Next

 
 
Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Sean & Christof
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The October Diaries: The Sacrament


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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Sean & Christof
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The October Diaries: Bad Biology

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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Mary Yajko, Sean & Christof
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The October Diaries: Eyes of a Stranger

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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Erin Roycroft, Sean & Christof
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Happy Birthday, Kevin Barnes!

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Kevin Barnes — who is the heart and brain and mouth and anus of of Montreal — was born today in 1974.

Since 1996, he has released 13 full-length albums: totaling almost 10 and a half hours, three (ish) EPs: totaling another 70 minutes, and at least four full-length compilations of original music: totaling another 3.5 hours — plus a bunch of distinct singles (and probably some early-days tour-only releases unknown to me), which creates a conservative estimate of about 15 hours of original music.

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A MOVIEGOER’S MANTRA

A Moviegoer's Mantra

The way I see it, there are three kinds of people out there. People who LOVE movies, people who don’t go to the movies, and people who shouldn’t go to the movies. In the last several years, I have been going to the movies more and more often than ever before, as I live in a city that has has been nationally ranked as one of the best for movie lovers, especially when it comes to independent and retro screenings. However the modern theatrical landscape has been tainted by the third grouping I’d mentioned above, people who shouldn’t be going to the movies to begin with.

The theater is not a place for conversation. FUCKING PERIOD. Read On! »



Mad Max vs. Angry Aaron

UPDATE — May 22, 2015:

Now that I have actually seen Mad Max: Fury Road, I can say with confidence that this motion picture seems, or strives, to be a piece of feminist literature by a male who collaborated with females to achieve it. Differences in terminology are important. If we are to call literature propaganda, and if we are to boycott something for its themes, symbols, and irony, we are just a few subtle regressive mutations away from burning books again. Read On! »



The October Diaries: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

 
 
 
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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Nathan Maxwell Cann, Sean & Christof
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The October Diaries: Insidious

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Illustration by Max Brown
Blurbs by Sean & Christof
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