Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{MAILA NURMI & ELVIS PRESLEY GOOFING OFF} When we say the name Maila Nurmi, you might not know who the fuck we are talking about. What if we were to say, Vampira? Of course! Our current climate is so influenced and inspired by her delightful darkness, gothic glamour, and overall irreverence to almost everything! Oh,…

Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

“A chance to sit quietly and find out who you are; where you’ve been and where you’re going.” -Ira Levin, Rosemary’s Baby {published in 1967}   I called this an interlude because of its sauntering sweet nature between the high stakes and drama that is”Rosemary’s Baby”. Polanski’s iconic film had many claiming he had beckoned the…

STYLE {WISE} Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Poor little hysterical witch! In the middle ages you were in conflict with the church. Now it is with the law. Title Card: “Häxan (1922)” We really ought to be saving this one for our own private inspiration board, but a higher wisdom has urged us to share.  We swear! This sinisterly beautiful Style {WISE} is…

{PHOTOBLAST} Can You Spend a Night in a Haunted House?

Well, can you? They don’t have out contests like this anymore…can’t even imagine the liabilities and lawsuits that could potentially haunt the contest’s organizers in the long-run. We procured this 1958 issue of “Suspense Magazine”, and couldn’t ignore the idea of this contest invite. In fact, it got us really thinking if we could truly…

Commercial Break: Suspiria! (1977)

We had been anticipating watching this one for some time, and finally this past weekend we indulged in a masterpiece called Suspiria! Starring a young Jessica Harper who’s starred in The Phantom of the Paradise and Rocky Horror Picture Show II, and keeps us entertained to this very day as the Crabby Cook. This is…

Out of This World! Rare Buddy Holly & Friends Super 8mm Home Movie.

Was feeling inspired today by Buddy Holly, the chic geek with the rims to match… There isn’t a lot about this young talent’s style that hasn’t stopped beating, so that’s why we felt the tragic rock n’ roll icon deserved a second look. After a rocking night at Clear Lake, Iowa’s iconic Surf Ballroom the…

{PHOTOBLAST} My Demon Brother . . .

“Fear not at all; fear neither men nor Fates, nor gods, nor anything. Money fear not, nor laughter of the folk folly, nor any other power in heaven or upon the earth or under the earth. “ [Book of the Law: Chapter 2, Line 53] Seems like the invocation went well last night. Our demon…