People are so emotionally fragile nowadays that Halloween will probably cease to be a holiday in another few years. So, we better enjoy this upcoming October because who knows what the future might hold.
Here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week, as I prepared for the annual Shattered Lens horrorthon!
Films I Watched:
- Aaron Loves Angela (1975)
- Bad Girl (2017)
- Bury The Past (2021)
- Cheer For Your Life (2021)
- Deep Blue Nightmare (2021)
- Driven to Kill (2021)
- Hiding Out (1987)
- Killer Cheer Mom (2021)
- Mahler (1974)
- Malicious Motives (2021)
- Pom Poms and Payback (2021)
- The Price of Fitting In (2021)
- Psycho Intern (2021)
- Psycho Storm Chaser (2021)
- Pumpkinhead (1988)
- The Secrets She Keeps (2021)
- The Taking Pelham One Two Three (1974)
- To Save A Life (2009)
- The Wasp Woman (1959)
- The Wrong Cheer Captain (2021)
Television Show I Watched:
- Bachelor in Paradise
- Big Brother
- Dancing with the Stars
- Friday the 13th: The Series
- King of the Hill
- Ordinary Joe
- The Ultimate Surfer
- The Voice
- The Walking Dead
Books I Read:
- Who Killed The Homecoming Queen (1997) by R.L. Stine
Music To Which I Listened:
- Backstreet Boys
- Big Data
- The Beatles
- Bob Dylan
- Britney Spears
- The Chemical Brothers
- The Crystal Method
- Daft Punk
- Fitz and the Tantrums
- Jake Bugg
- Jimmy Cliff
- Katy Perry
- Saint Motel
- Siouxsie and the Banshees
- Taylor Swift
- Toots & The Maytals
News from Last Week:
- Director Melvin Van Peebles Dies At 87
- Director Roger Michell Dies At 65
- Actor Willie Garson Dies At 57
- Anthony ‘AJ’ Johnson, ‘Friday’ and ‘House Party’ actor, dead at 55
- Twitter lashes out over celebrities at 2021 Emmys going maskless
- Here’s who was left out of the 2021 Emmys’ In Memoriam tribute
- ‘WandaVision’ fans cry that Marvel show was ‘robbed’ at 2021 Emmys
- Ex-ABC News boss Ben Sherwood accused of ‘creepy,’ ‘sexually harassing behavior’ at Disney-owned network
- CNN stays silent on Chris Cuomo after Shelley Ross’ sexual harassment allegations
- William Shatner to go to space in Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket ship
- Chris Pratt’s ‘Super Mario Bros.’ casting angers Italians and Nintendo fans
- ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner Russell T. Davies to Return for Next Season
- The Criterion Channel’s October 2021 Lineup Brings Horror, Kirk Douglas, Edgar Wright & More
Links From Last Week:
- For Rolling Stone, good politics make good music
- The World’s Common Tater’s Week In Books, Movies, and TV
- The State of the Race: How the Oscars Can Avoid the Mistakes of the Emmys
Links From The Site:
- Erin shared: Lord Vanity, Build My Gallows High, Some Die Slow, Swamp Sister, The Wench Is Dead, Oh Careless Love, and Four Lost Ladies!
- Jeff shared music videos from Gerry Rafferty, April Wine, Kate Bush, Rainbow, David Bowie, The Specials, and Bootcamp!
- Ryan interviewed Austin English and took a look at Monsters and The Butchery!
- I reviewed the latest episode of The Walking Dead and shared my week in television!
More From Us:
- Ryan has a patreon! You should consider subscribing!
- For SOLRAD, Ryan reviewed Jesusfreak!
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared September and Ni Ten Ichi Ryu!
- At her photography site, Erin shared: Forbidden Tree, Creeping Up, Texas Nice, Looking for the Sun, Grass, Hole In A Tree, and Evening Approaches!
- At Pop Politics, Jeff shared: It Could Still Happen, Beto Again, Pop Politics Endorses Curtis Sliwa For Mayor of New York, Is Nature Healing?, 2024 Profile: Francis X. Suarez, 2024 Profile: Rick Scott, and In Honor Of October and The Tomb of Dracula!
- On my music site, I shared songs from Britney Spears, deadmau5, Saint Motel, The Beatles, Taylor Swift, The Chemical Brothers, and Blotto!
- At my dream journal, I shared all sorts of disturbing dreams: Last Night’s Plane Crash Dream, Last Night’s Stalker Nightmare, Last Night’s Backyard Nightmare, Last Night’s Detective Nightmare, No Dreams Last Night, Last Night’s Blogging Dream, and Last Night’s Dream Within A Dream!
- I reviewed Big Brother the Big Brother Blog!
- At the Reality TV Chat Blog, I shared My Mistake, It’s Time To Open Up The Diary Room For Week 12, Survivor 41.1 “A New Age,” About Tonight, and Big Brother 23 — The Results of Parts One and Two of the Final HoH Competition!