Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Now is the something of our something something something …

As Halloween leaves us in a gust of falling leaves and porch-placed pumpkins transition to mulch, as the frosty nights and cold mornings of November remind us that it’s basically shitsville from here through to Hogmanay, The Agitation of the Mind waves a boozy farewell to 13 For Halloween and squints through the haze of a hangover at what’s coming during the next two months … and breathes a sigh of relief. Fear not: the saccharine festivities of a Christmas season that’s already breathing down our necks will not go unchallenged. Cometh the hour, cometh the exploitation movie. Leave your delicate sensibilities at the door, friends and neighbours. Strap yourselves in and prepare for a variety of vicious and venal viewing choices. It’s Winter of Discontent time, and in the immortal words of Bill Hicks “I’ve got a whole load of new dark shit for you, my man.”

This, for example:

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