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Showcasin’ the Joint

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

As I mentioned yesterday, I also picked up Showcase Showdown’s Halloween song. It came on this 7″ with no writing on the label to show which side is which.


Monday, October 17th, 2016

Thanks to the power of the internet, I managed to have two 7″ records come all the way from merry old England. One is Showcase Showdown’s Halloween song [“The Only Thing Scary About Halloween is Your Fucking Face’], and the other is this Misfits slab of green vinyl

Refreshing to see “Demonomania” get a little air time.

The Pub of the Universe

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Many of us in the Perverse Osmosis world also swear some form of allegiance to Twin Peaks, Black Lodges, White Lodges, owls, logs, or Shelly Johnsons [the drink, although I am sure someone also has bended the knee to the character].

In this May 1952 issue of New Worlds–who, later, also published Michael Moorcock—I found the pub where certain citizens of Twin Peaks would spend their recreational time.

“When in London, make it a date at the White Horse.”


Friday, October 14th, 2016

A couple days ago, we posted on Lucifer himself discussing how zombies are made. From a less reliable source, Creepy, we get this tale of voodoo:

Just a good old-fashioned tale of alcoholism, unemployment, decapitation, re-animation, and murder. Oh for a simpler time.

And, as a bonus, I would like to dress like this ascot-wearing cat at some point in my life:

Witchcraft and Sorcery

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

This issue of Witchcraft and Sorcery is presently remembered only because it includes “Mistress of Death,” a Robert Howard “Dark Agnes” fragment that was finished by Gerald Page. But there is undoubtedly other good material, such as:

How can a story titled “House of Evil” go badly? It is a house, it is evil. What more can a reader want?


What is scarier than a werewolf or a were-rat? I know. A were-creature. It could be anything. A moth. A badger. A vole. Ever fight a vole? Me neither, but I bet they are hard to hit.