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Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction

Check out Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction!

“Pure, demented delight.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Paperbacks from Hell is as funny as it is engaging.”—The Washington Post

“The book is a true appreciation of the genre.”—Los Angeles Times

“Paperbacks from Hell is as wild as its source material.”—AV Club

“A nostalgic treat.”—Playboy Online

“Grady Hendrix has written a hugely entertaining, lightning-paced and knowledgeable history. I love it!”—Mick Garris, creator of Showtime’s Masters of Horror

“You may find yourself trying to stock up on old titles so you can get your fill of gloriously trashy scares.”—Bustle

 

 

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Posted April 13, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Shopping

Apr 14 – Nocturna w/ DJ Scary Lady Sarah (Chicago)

 

Nocturna, now in its 29th year, is an 18+ dark alternative dance night held once every other month (more or less) in Chicago. DJ Scary Lady Sarah spins a highly request-driven mix of current & classic goth, industrial, post-punk, deathrock, ethereal, shoegaze, new wave, ebm, darkwave, dark indie & more. Come dance until dawn!

• Saturday, 14 April: “Graveyard in Bloom: A Spring Thing for You Gothic Things” Blooms amongst the tombstones decor!

• VENDORS:
– Dreaded Jenocide: The Place for Lovely Spooky Things offering spooky barrettes, handbags, clothing, Manic Panic cosmetics & more!

– NOCTURNA t-shirts

– more TBA

• GIVEAWAYS for this night to be announced soon!

• The Candy Cauldron will be on stage as always; help yourself to a complimentary treat!

• Many more details coming up!

At Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St, Chicago
11:30pm – 5am / 18+ / $10.

Advance tickets not necessary but available here:
https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8339564/nocturna-chicago-metrochicagoil

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Thank you so much! Please help spread the word by sharing this event page!- especially now that FB limits how many people one person can invite! Looking forward to seeing you there!!! 🙂 ♥

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Join the NOCTURNA FB group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15090361526

Nocturna is an American Gothic Productions event…
Specialists in Dark Nightlife…
dark beautiful music ritual dance pageantry libations
…for Those Who Know…

Posted April 9, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Personalities

Apr 13 – Front 242 4/13 (Chicago)

Cold Waves Festival presents
Front 242 with Cocksure on April 13
$29 Adv., $35 Day Of, $120 VIP (for two) / 18 & Over / Doors: 8pm / Show: 9pm // Tickets: http://metrochicago.com/front-242-04-13-18/
VIP: http://www.cracknation.com/f242vip

Posted April 6, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Music, Personalities

Apr 6 – CyberFest Chicago featuring Covenant (Lombard, IL)

CyberFest Chicago
šÿńthwåvė – įńdûśtrïál – ębm

COVENANT
The Rain Within – project .44
The Gothsicles – Ghostfeeder
Biocarbon 13 – DJ Scary Lady Sarah

VENDORS:
KILTER magazine
Negative Gain
Danesh Kothari – Mechanical Machinations
Dreaded Jenocide
Crisiswear Clothing

$25 Presale / $30 Door
7pm doors – 8pm show
21 and Over

Limited Quantities! VIP package includes: early entry, Meet n Greet with ALL bands, private front of the stage seating area with a dedicated server for VIP area.

Already have a General Admission ticket? Add VIP for $27 (you will need both tickets to enter VIP area)
Standalone VIP ticket: $52

Posted April 2, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music, Shopping

Apr 27 – Countdown to Convergence XXIV in Detroit!

Convergence has finally come to the darkest city in America..Detroit! Our music will be held at Small’s in Detroit. There will, of course be DJed music and a band line-up that includes..

Bella Morte
Sunshine Blind
Ego Likeness
The Bellwether Syndicate
Autumn
Acid Casualty
Curse of Cassandra

Come enjoy music and other Gothic activities such as an historic cemetery tour, a tea service, the Dark Art Show, vendors, and more! There are also activities for children so parents can bring the family. Come to Detroit this April, because hell is empty and all the devils are here!

Posted March 26, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music, Personalities, Photographs, Shopping

Mar 25 – Bittersweet 8th Anniversary w/ Peroxide, Scary Lady & Moyer

Sun. 3-25-18: BITTERSWEET 8th Anniversary

An evening featuring goth club classics and new dark alternative music with DJ Philly Peroxide spinning goth, darkwave, post-punk, ethereal, 4AD, shoegaze, coldwave & more along with special guests Scary Lady Sarah &Jeff Moyer.

No cover charge!
***Dark Attire Encouraged***
$2 PBR / $3 Corona / $4 Cold Spell Mint Whiskey / $6 Stoli
21+ with ID required
http://www.BerlinChicago.com/

Posted March 23, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music, Personalities

Download MOON – Current Moon Phase App

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

MOON is your personal lunar portal.

++ Best User Experience – Webby Awards 2017 Honoree ++

Never be caught off-guard by moon-related craziness again. View the current moon phase or what the moon will look like on a certain date, see countdowns to moon events, receive notifications with enough time to avoid unpleasantness, and share what the moon looks like on any day with your friends.

MOON is the most thoughtful moon phase calendar available. It becomes increasingly useful the more you use it. Enjoy.

Features
* Works offline, never be stranded without lunar positioning
* Notifications before Full Moons, New Moons, and other special lunar events
* Notification Center illumination widget with current phase and mini-moon
* Share the current moon with the iMessage app
* View what the moon looks like on any date
* Share what the moon looks like on any date to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, iMessage etc.
* Save current moon image to camera roll
* Lunar illumination percentage
* Countdown to upcoming New and Full Moons
* Beautiful animated, layered spacescape
* Universal app
* Support for iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 6, 6+, 6S, 6S+, 7, 7+, 8, 8+, X, iPad, iPad Pro, and Apple Watch
* Built for iOS 11 and iMessage
* Shake for Star Harp

Posted March 21, 2018 by si in Entertainment

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