As my friend and I were negotiating our press passes we saw a guy come up wearing pleated Dockers and holding his roller blades under his arm. In my head I made up a whole narrative about him.
If you're a waiter or bartender, you've seen your fair share of horrors. But the brave souls manning the headset at fast-food chains aren't any safer, even if they have a wall separating them from the customers.
Originally published on Unwritten by Meghan Guffey. Ask someone to describe me. An adjective often bestowed on me is "weird," maybe even awkward, or ...
Vampire Barnabas Collins was swatting at a fly in an episode of "Dark Shadows." Jack Palance's face was resculpted after being battered in the ring! Wires moving the creature are visible in "The Brain From Planet Arous."
And does it really matter in the end? History -- particularly autobiography, where a lot of history comes from -- is often described by scholars as nothing more than distorted facts that are filtered through frail human memory to give meaning to the past. So maybe there is no "truth."
There were no ghosts in "The Ghost Ship." The actor who handled the acton scenes in "The Masked Marvel" serial went uncredited! None of the stars of "Double Indemnity" originally wanted to be in the film!
I have been running from myself my entire life. That is the truest statement that I know. It's hard to say, hard to take into myself. But there it is....
From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.
People are really proud of their small towns.
Coye was a key figure in the "weird fiction" genre. This was a generation of writers and illustrators working in the specific world of horror, sci-fi and bizarre pulp books and magazines. We look at them now as masters of a disappearing craft.
I know that sometimes talking to me seems like being inside a Surrealist painting. I'm just so weird. You'd think I'd be used to people's reactions by now.
It's not hard to imagine how one of our ancestors may have discovered the intoxicating effects of a decomposed batch of grapes left in a container for too long. But how do you explain such oddities as baby mouse wine or three-penis liquor?
There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you've probably never heard of -- the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala).
While working on my new film in the Bay Area this summer, I had the good fortune of being introduced to Stephen Parr and his massive 6000 sq. ft. archive aptly named Oddball Films.