Monthly Archives: April 2014

Nightmare #352: Saving the Town from Godzilla

(Female 40’s) This was a crazy dream I had when I was a kid that mixed up those monster movie plots with Nancy Drew-style problem solving. It was about how I used my smarts to save the town from Godzilla— … Continue reading

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Three and a half reasons I love “Blood Orgy at Beaver Lake”

Everyone has one good love song, one good novel and maybe one good movie in them, and the real achievement of digital culture is that more folks– everyday regular folks like you and me– can have the opportunity to record … Continue reading

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Historic, Poetic Ways to Say “Died”

The Doktor recommended to me a fascinating post titled “101 Ways to Say ‘Died’” on Vast Public Indifference, a nifty website devoted to “History, grad school, and gravestones!” I checked out the website and the impressive collection of photos of … Continue reading

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Nightmare #351: Bad Dad versus Good Dad

(Female 50’s) This dream is so obviously rooted in television sit-com culture of the 1960’s, like Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, and Gilligan’s Island— as are many of my childhood experiences. Now that I think about it, a lot of … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Menton3’s Katabasis Show at Last Rites Gallery

If the Doktor and I had our druthers — and a large travel budget or a private plane–, I have no doubt where we would be tonight: at the opening of Katabasis, menton3’s first solo show at the Last Rites … Continue reading

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Movie: “The Woman”

Be prepared for a unsettlingly creepy and weirdly gory viewing with The Woman (Bloody Disgusting Selects), directed by Lucky McKee, based on a book by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee, also titled The Woman. If you expect to be surprised, … Continue reading

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Nightmare #350: Bloody, bloody nose

(Female 40’s) I don’t know if this counts as a nightmare, but it was a bad dream. It’s got the same things happening as other bad dreams I’d had, which is kind of funny when you think about it: pain, … Continue reading

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A Haunted Michigan Vacation

Sometimes, when looking for excitement and adventure, one has to go no further than one’s own backyard– or one’s state. Although I am Michigan born and bred, I have been informed that “Pure Michigan” was waiting for me, but I … Continue reading

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Nightmare #349: Deadly Jailbreak

(Male, 50’s) Just a dark and sad dream. I woke up really shaken so who’s to say this wasn’t a nightmare. I was on a 5-person team, and one of the guys was someone I used to work with at … Continue reading

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News Flash: Winter is OVER: Violin Monster is RETURNING to Ann Arbor

This just in to the DailyNightmare News Network: Beloved lycanthropic fiddler known as Violin Monster is reportedly in mid-migration BACK to the streets of Ann Arbor, just in time for the Festifools Parade this weekend. Locals are heartened by this … Continue reading

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Movie: “Blood and Donuts”

by Samantha Reeve, from the Great White North Think of vampires portrayed in films, and you’ll likely picture the suave, sexy kind that seduce their victims. It’s hard not to – Hollywood has been churning out these handsome bloodsuckers since … Continue reading

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Nightmare #348: When the Worms Come Out

(Female, 30’s) I had this dream when I was about 5 years old; it’s a vivid dream that I still remember clearly. I was in the kitchen (in what was, in the dream, “my” house). Tiny red worms started crawling … Continue reading

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