The strangest thing happened this month at the Nightmare Factory clubhouse. Joe was reaching for our copy of House of Leaves to read us all a story before lights out when he accidentally bumped the bedside table and knocked it behind the giant bunk bed we all share. When Jerome crawled back there to get it, … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Has Discovered That House Of Leaves Is Bigger on The Inside!
There is a gateway opening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday August 16th. On one end lies the convivial chatter, familiar aroma of roasting coffee, and mind-boggling savings on gourmet comestibles that we've come to expect from CoffeePeople, the cafe deep within the dark recesses of BookPeople. Across the psychedelic chasm, however only mystery awaits - … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Survived Sherlock Holmes & The Servants of Hell And Has Such Sights To Show You!
There is a thought so insidious it cannot be exorcised. It is a nagging mosquito deep inside your ear that asks endlessly, forever needling at your eardrums with its barbed insinuation, "Are you safe inside your own head?". The Nightmare Factory Book Club is here to answer that prickling discomfort definitively to the contrary. You … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Stares At The Yellow Wallpaper That Is A Head Full Of Ghosts
Once a month, an unfathomably powerful conspiracy of sorcerers meets at BookPeople to mete out the universe's continued destiny. They bring with them the secrets of their realms -- whispered half-truths from behind the stars, beyond the grave, and the bottoms of countless bottles of Mad Dog 20/20. These existentially complex beings cast their swirling … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Checks In But Can’t Check Out From The Library At Mount Char
Moonlight pulses evilly through the clouds this Tuesday night as the natural universe expresses its contempt for the loathsome gathering of human husks known to polite society as The Nightmare Factory Book Club. By some wicked alchemy, these vile puppets cloaked in man-flesh have insinuated themselves into the hidden folds of the world - the … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Sees The Horror Behind The Harlequinade With Thomas Ligotti
Here‘s selection of titles that are coming out this month that I’m really excited about! Of course there are more than just these being released so keep your eyes and ears open for other books that might tickle your fancy. All text is from publisher copy except where notated. Enjoy! April 5th 100 Bullets Book … Continue reading #2016ComicBookRenaissance: Joe T.’s April Pull List (4.11.16)
The Authors & Auteurs Book Club is looking at one truly abstract adaptation of a novel with Under the Skin. Michael Faber’s novel is one of tight plotting about the experience of an other-worldly being disguised as a human and her experience as she struggles to cope with her identity, empathy for humans, and the … Continue reading In The Differences: Under The Skin
With the near simultaneous release of Daredevil Season 2 and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, it is evident that The Summer Super Hero Season is upon us. If you've watched these films and television shows and have ever wondered,"Man, that was fun! What comics should I read to further this sense of fun?", we … Continue reading #2016ComicBookRenaissance: Seen The Movie? Here’s What To Read Next! (3.30.16)
I've been a comic nerd all of my life. I read my dad's comics when I was a kid, I spent my allowance on my own comics as soon my parents said I was old enough, and like every good comic nerd I had a period where I quit reading because I thought comics were … Continue reading #2016ComicBookRenaissance: Thomas Wilkerson Staff Selections Spotlight
Cinema is besotted with particular breeds of writers - the scoundrels, the neurotics, and the frenzied. The Authors & Auteurs Book & Cinema Club just celebrated these fictional wordsmiths with Michael Chabon’s Wonder Boys, along with Curtis Hanson’s big screen adaptation. Following this, we’re taking a look at a few other (and maybe worse) cases … Continue reading The Authors & Auteurs Book & Cinema Club Presents Further Viewings for The Wonder Boys