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Define Symbolism

Defining literary terms is always easier using pop culture examples. THe problem is that sometimes students have trouble focussing on the actual example, and get caught up in the fact that it’s a reference to Harry Potter. On second thought, perhaps it isn’t easier, but I perceive it as so because I’d love any shortcut. ↓ TranscriptMEGAN: Professor, why does ... Read More »

When not mashing, what do monsters do

During the recent Halloween holiday I watched the documentary His Name Was Jason. It’s basically a look back at the thirty year history of the Friday the 13th film franchise. While entertaining, my mind ended up mostly debating, what does Jason do with all of his free time? Watch any of the films and you’ll notice that Jason does very ... Read More »

Slasher Films

Unfortunately the first half of this strip is not a joke.  Watch those old slasher films again and you start to get the distinct impression that they’re all about dirty old men.  So, they’re films about dirty old men preying on teenage girls that we send our teenage girls to go enjoy as entertainment.  Makes even the cheesy slasher films ... Read More »

The Problem With A Machete

Nothing is as easy as it looks, especially if you’re the one who does it and you’re talking to others who have no idea.  I think it probably is taken for granted what athletes, while supernatural, Freddy and Jason likely are.  They really get a workout when the body count tops twenty. Megan as Pinhead seemed fitting, as Pinhead is ... Read More »

Icons of Horror

Who would be in your top three horror icons?  For a child of the 80s, Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, and Freddy Krueger would have to be in the running.  Maybe Chucky?  Nah. Rick managed to get a pretty good looking Michael Jackson costume together for Halloween.  One wonders if he owned some of it already? ↓ TranscriptTREY: I love my ... Read More »