Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Oh my God, it’s full of blogging …
Before October draws to a close and I dedicate the fallow period of November and December to cynically destroying every last vestige of yuletide spirit with the 4th Annual Winter of Discontent, it would be remiss if I didn’t mention some great writing that’s happening out there in the blogosphere.
Amidst my 13 For Halloween schedule, I’ve managed to chip in two reviews as part of the Italian Horror Blogathon – itself in its fourth year – at Kevin Olson’s blog Hugo Stiglitz Makes Movies.
I was invited to contribute to Bill Ryan’s literary themed The Kind of Face You Slash (such is the name The Kind of Face You Hate assumes during Halloween), but regrettably had to decline due to time restraints … in other words, having to bloody go to work when I should be writing florid reviews of gory fiction for this blog and others. Damn you, mortgage and debts, damn you all to hell!
Over at Tim Brayton’s Antagony & Ecstasy – which is to film blogging what Talisker is to single malt whisky – an audacious, city-stomping, Godzilla-sized retrospective has got underway: Review All Monsters. If you have to, throw a sickie or take annual leave in order to catch up with Tim’s daikaiju delirium.
Oh, and did I mention earlier that my own humble year-end sleaze-fest, the Winter of Discontent, is imminent? Here’s a small taste of what you’ve got to look forward to: