movie archaeology

Horrorstör ruined my laundry rack

by meanlouise October 3, 2015 books + libraries

Grady Hendrix’s Horrorstör is clever in all the right ways, but it’s also quite creepy. You can’t ask for much more from a high-concept horror novel. It’s a little too creepy and clever, honestly. I used to love our IKEA clothes drying rack. It folds flat and stores neatly in a nook in the laundry […]

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As Above, So Below

by meanlouise March 20, 2015 anthropology

Randy Cordova’s review in the Arizona Republic sums Archaeological horror flick “Once the characters go underground, things start happening. Not scary things, mind you, but things.”

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Alone in the Dark (2005)

by meanlouise January 31, 2015 anthropology

Alone in the Dark is a 1982 horror movie starring Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence and Martin Landau. Unfortunately, that’s not the movie we’re watching. We’re watching Alone in the Dark, a 2005 supernatural/archaeological horror movie starring Tara Reid, Christian Slater and Stephen Dorff. If that doesn’t give you a sufficient idea of how terrible this […]

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Failed Restaurant Concept: Well of Souls & Snakes

by meanlouise April 3, 2014 pop culture

[another post that’s been hanging around in the drafts files for a few months] It was nice of Santa to bring me a boxed set of all 4 Indiana Jones movies on BluRay, since I need them for thesis research. When we watch movies in La Florida, we tend to turn the volume up very […]

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Halloween 2013

by meanlouise October 5, 2013 anthropology

Getting messages asking what this year’s Halloween theme is going to be and when I’m going to start posting. It’s October 5th already, isn’t it? But wait! I’m not 5 days behind! I can make this year’s theme Archaeology & Anthropology in Horror and then I’m actually ahead of the game because I’ve already been […]

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Pop Culture Paleontology (Now with more T. rex)

by meanlouise June 28, 2013 movies

Last month, Husband took a day off and we spent some quality time together. (With our Tivo, Overlord II). A series of Florida swamp adventures slowed down my posting schedule, but here at last is what I wrote about the rest of Pop Culture Paleontology Day (low rent edition). I’m hoping the suspense didn’t kill […]

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Prometheus

by meanlouise May 12, 2013 movies

Recently, I ended a post by stating that we were watching Prometheus and it looked cool. I only remember that because I just searched my blog to see whether I ever wrote a post about Prometheus because I’d like to know what I thought. It was that memorable. It had only been a few weeks […]

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Bike Couriers, Stonehenge Apocalypse & Archaeology in the Movies

by meanlouise May 5, 2013 anthropology

Are bike messengers still a thing in the United States? Not as in, do they still exist – of course they still exist! (How else would people get weed delivered to their office in the middle of the day?) Let me start over: I’m sure there are still courier services – I wonder if their […]

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There should be a kickstarter, but for dares

by meanlouise April 26, 2013 academia

No, actually, there shouldn’t. There absolutely should not exist such a thing. But if such a thing did exist, it would be fantastic to be able to raise pledges to do things like watch the double=feature I saw on HBO’s schedule on May 3rd: Glitter and Wrath of the Titans. Glitter. And Wrath of the […]

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BloodMonkey

by meanlouise April 13, 2013 anthropology

Speaking of apes, which we weren’t, it’s Friday night, which means it’s finally time to watch BloodMonkey. I know we promised to watch it as a double feature with Flying Monkeys, but we lied. This movie is so Not Good we hadn’t even gotten through the title sequence before a cocktail party broke out here […]

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