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Movie Review: ‘Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World’ – ‘Alien’ and a Ticket for a Tat

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If you were at the NuArt Theater in Los Angeles on May 15 or 16, you could have gotten a ticket for a tat. If that tattoo was based on the work of H.R. Giger, that is, and you wanted to see the premiere of 'Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World.' H.R. Giger was a relatively obscure surrealist artist until 1979 when the world saw his design work in Ridley Scott’s 'Alien'. From that moment, the world of science fiction and horror, rock music album covers, punk and goth culture, and tattoos and fetish art was changed forever. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Nothing to Kill or Die For

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A young girl meets a masked boy at a political rally in Manhattan and agrees to go home with him to hang out, only to be surprised that he lives in a luxurious apartment overlooking Central Park (Title comes from a line in Lennon's song "Imagine." This is part of the first chapter of an in-progress YA novel). Read More »