Another week, another roundup of my genre related writing from around the web. True crime, bathhouse bawdiness and all of the terror trash my editors saw fit to print. As always, come chat with me in the comments or on Twitter.
Penmanship, Psychopaths & Pizza: The Bizarre True Story of 1971’s The Zodiac Killer– For psychotronic cinema zine Fiendish, a dispatch on the bizarre “to catch a killer” story of a grindhouse true crime flick whose real life creation is way more interesting than the slapdash fictions on screen. The entire mag is free to read or download right here.
Misanthropes Get Lonely Too: The Forgotten Queer Film From Horror’s Angriest Man– As part of Dead Head Review‘s Pride In Horror coverage, I took a look back at Andy Milligan’s Vapors. This near forgotten, queer arthouse short is as close as we’ll ever get to a softer side from one of the premier manic madmen of exploitation cinema.
‘Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo’ Is A Documentary That Needed To Put More Solitary Spotlight On Its Star– Over at Wicked Horror, my thoughts on Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo, the recently released documentary detailing character actor and confirmed badass Danny Trejo’s real life journey from hard time to beloved star of movies and television.