Category Archives: Dissections

Alice in Ypsi

A quasi-legal street performance of Brillig, a snippet of Nerve’s Alice, erupted in downtown Ypsilanti last Friday, a couple blocks from that oh-so-phallic Water Tower, just down the way from the Heritage Festival and in front of a church where … Continue reading

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Motor City Nightmares April 2013 — Some Snob Highlights

Being a horror snob makes me a freak, not only among those Upstanding Citizens who view horror as morally suspect, but also to some degree among average horror fans. MotorCity Nightmares caters primarily to those average horror fans, eager for … Continue reading

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“Hemlock Grove” – Netflix Original Series – Not “Snob” but Not Bad

“Hemlock Grove” the new horror-flavored Netflix Original Series premiered this weekend and I was transfixed this afternoon while I watched the first five episodes. The dialogue is snappy, the acting is at times inspired, even if the setting is a … Continue reading

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Confusion 2013 – Immortal Fun

Elsa and I hit Immortal Confusion 2013 last weekend and had a blast. A high point for the DailyNightmare horror-snobs was probably the 7 foot tall statue of Lord Cthulu that graced the Great Room. It’s likeness also adorned the … Continue reading

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Community Theatre Produces “Night of the Living Dead”

Last night, Elsa, Eyegore and myself settled into the seats of a community theatre and were treated to an evening of flesh-eating ghouls. I, for one, had an ABSOLUTE BLAST! The Dearborn Heights Civic Theatre just finished their run of … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre – October 20th

Guess what arrived in the mail? Yes, oh yes, passes for this year’s version of Theatre Bizarre, titled “The Summoning.” The lurid festivities will be held at the Detroit Masonic Temple and please note, costumes are MANDATORY. I am taking … Continue reading

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Penguincon 2012

Elsa and I attended Penguincon 2012, that glorious celebration of Midwestern weird ingenuity. The name Penguincon might suggest it’s only for Linux nerds and though there is a strong track of programming for the silicon-inclined, Penguincon extends the notion of … Continue reading

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