Author Topic: The horror within horror  (Read 1368 times)

Offline Hydra009

Re: The horror within horror
« Reply #45 on: September 12, 2019, 10:40:18 PM »
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The problem with zombies is that seem to be evolving unusually fast.  You can't keep up with zombie lore because it changes so fast.  I'm continually crying out, "Hey, there not supposed to be able to do that."
It's because your only pov is a survivor who likely has stayed put and whose knowledge is very limited.  We don't know everything because they don't know everything.

Also, T-virus.

Re: The horror within horror
« Reply #46 on: September 13, 2019, 05:43:24 AM »
And now some folks are going crazy because the gay guy died in "IT".
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers

Offline SGOS

Re: The horror within horror
« Reply #47 on: September 13, 2019, 06:25:02 AM »
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I don't remember anything but being disgusted by The Exorcist. Not a movie I could watch more than once.
At the time, it pressed the limits of vulgarity, and still does.  The juxtaposition of the sweet child spewing such vile and vulgar language was shocking and I even wondered how it made it past the censors.  Maybe they were only worried about exposing skin.  As I was trying to hang on to my religious faith at the time, dragging God and the supernatural into the vulgarity was extremely frightening for me.  It was also offensive, but mostly it frightened me personally.  I understand the book was written by a priest.  It may have been a rumor circulated at the time.  I never looked it up.

Offline Cavebear

Re: The horror within horror
« Reply #48 on: September 15, 2019, 03:15:21 AM »
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oh-wha Tahn-ah See-ahm.

Am I summoning an ancient being? Is that why you want me to repeat it's name?

It was a Summer Camp joke.  When you "catch it" phonetically, it means "Oh What An Ass I Am".  I was the 2nd to catch on.  A person less honest than I would have said I was the 1st, but I wasn't.

But there was that OMG moment when I did and whispered it to the senior scout who organized the joke.
Atheist born, atheist bred.  And when I die, atheist dead!

 

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