Posts tagged "jason voorhees"

Steven's Halloween Ballyhoo: The Philosophy of Friday the 13th (or "It starts with The Mother")

Steven's Halloween Ballyhoo: The Philosophy of Friday the 13th (or "It starts with The Mother")
(This article was written for an abandoned blog site idea in 2015. I think it’s brilliant and I wanted it to be read by more than 2 1/2 people, so I’m using it to kick off Steven’s Halloween Ballyhoo!) “His name was Jason… and today is his Birthday” In my life, and in the lives... Read more »

Save the Slashers: In Defense of 80's Horror Movies

Save the Slashers: In Defense of 80's Horror Movies
How many of us remember sitting in our rooms on a fall evening, wrapped in copious amounts of blankets, and popping in a crusty VHS of Friday the 13th we rented from the video store. The taboo of the slasher movie was in full force, and watching one was a right of passage for all... Read more »

Dracula and Donald Trump: The Rationality of Fear

Dracula and Donald Trump: The Rationality of Fear
Don’t we all remember, as children, huddling around the TV with our friends and being scared senseless by a horror movie? These campy classics have become a part of our collective experience, simultaneously invigorating and terrifying the masses. Whether you think of classics Horror movies, like Dracula, Frankenstein or The Creature from the Black Lagoon,... Read more »
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