THURSDAY MARCH 31 2016
Luke Baines–the primary villain in GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS–offers his take on the current state of the horror genre.. “I prefer thrillers, or a horror-thriller. I want that adrenaline rush like I’m going on a ride. Horror films are one of the only genres that have bucked the trend in terms of making money. There’s a lot more out there than in the past, but it’s become about how many scares you can deliver in 90 minutes. Even in the marketing, now they show you clips of audiences screaming just to prove it’s a scary movie. What’s frightening to me isn’t necessarily a jump scare, it’s more about creating tension and intensity, and there’s not a lot of films doing that at the moment.”
WEDNESDAY MARCH 30 2016
Social media wrong mad!! The death of LEXA from THE 100 dominates WonderCon 2016..The Earth’s moon wobbled off its axis billions of years ago..
Longtime readers of the HORROR REPORT may remember when Anghus would regularly check in .. Here is a feature on the screenwriter on the THEATER IN THE NOW website..The wild election of 2016 about to get more wild: Donald Trump believes that there should be punishment for women who undergo abortions if the procedure was outlawed, but indicated he has yet to determine what that punishment should be.. And with his words being uttered.. and furor from both sides..Now available at Red Robin: RAMEN BURGERS..IS SALVA PAST FAIR GAME?
SUNDAY MARCH 20 2016
An international paper calls THE WITCH so scary that ‘satanists endorse it for accuracy and its level of evil’.. This headline is an insult to intellgience on a lot of levels. Misleading to say the least..
Speaking of Instagram: The Pope is now on that social media platform.. he’s already a hit..
Kids scramble for 100,000 Easter Eggs in New Jersey! As a parent, I have been to countless egg hunts that get mean and nasty.. hopefully 100,000 eggs kept kids busy enough that it lasted longer than three minutes..
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2 2016
This amazing interview appeared the CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION with Virginia Tech civil engineering professor Marc Edwards. For those who don’t know, Edwards has been front and center in the story of the horrid water crisis in Flint Michigan..
PHIL sees NO shadow.. predicts an early spring. In other news, the movie GROUNDHOGS DAY is playing for 12 hours straight today.. The ground hog will most likely be right. With the exception of the fluke blizzard of 2016 along the East Coast, this is an EL NINO year. It’s El Nino years are warm like that.. Early spring–but a warm snowstorm can still hit the Northeast end of February into March..
Monsanto now supports GMO labeling?
And this in from LEFT FIELD! NASA’S New Horizons team discovers VAST reserves of H20 ice on Pluto! These images are based on LEISA scans of Pluto obtained on July 14, 2015, from a range of about 67,000 miles..
The way the NINJA TURTLES started: A sketch to make someone laugh..The GOOD MEN PROJECT interviews TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman.. This may be a lesson.. never question your ideas. Never stop your creative process. Never give up.. and save all of your doodles and sketches. One of them may end up growing into a multi-million dollar series!
SUNDAY JANUARY 31 2016
A monstrous cloud is now heading to our Milky Way galaxy with enormous speed and is ready to collide with it, scientists said, adding that when it plows into our galaxy, the reaction will trigger star formation and provide gas for 2 million new stars. The “apocalypse” it brings is not going to happen tomorrow – the scientists found out that the cloud is expected to plow into the Milky Way’s disk in some 30 million years.
About 50,000 years ago, Australia was home to a 500-pound bird known as Genyornis newtoni. Research published recently in Nature Communications suggests that humans contributed to the species’ demise by eating their melon-sized eggs.
NEW EVIDENCE about how the moon was formed// MORE: A recent study published in Science by Edward Young, a geologist from UCLA, found evidence for a violent collision 4.5 billion years ago that formed our moon . Evidence from lunar rocks in comparison with rocks found here on Earth suggests a giant impact was the source of the moon we know today. This further supports the common theory that the moon was formed by a major planetary collision between Earth and Theia.
THURSDAY JANUARY 28 2016
Numerous trembling and shaking in New Jersey.. either Chris Christie jumping rope or quakes are happening–or sonic booms fro another reason.. today: By 3 p.m., the U.S. Geological survey had posted on its website that the tremors shaking parts of New Jersey on Thursday afternoon were the result of a probable sonic boom… THE USGS site reports.. NBC NEWS reports this wrap: UPDATE: US military officials: F-35C Joint Strike Fighter jet created a “number of sonic booms” during flight tests off NJ coast Thursday..
TUESDAY DECEMBER 8 2015
Norovirus suspected as 80 Boston college students become ill at Chipolte.. and not just in Boston: Seattle is also reporting a breakout, sickening at least 200.. A whole lot of Norovirus lately..