Death Race 2000

(1975) Directed by Paul Bartel It’s 2000 A.D., sometime around the 1997 of Escape From New York and Mystery Science Theatre 3000’s Next Sunday A.D., and the annual interstate Death Race is going ahead. Among the contestants are the mysterious Frankenstein (David Carradine, looking like…

Jackal

NES • Commodore 64 • PC Picture Me Rollin’… In this recent resurgence of retro-themed games, music, and blah blah blah, it seems time for this cartridge to get a nod before it’s turned into a remake and I seem less hip for talking about…

Waterford Hospital Labyrinth

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, near Paris, France, holds one of the few remaining Gothic labyrinths in the world. This places the Chartres-inspired labyrinth which lay in the chapel of The Waterford Hospital, amongst some divine company. The Waterford Hospital was first founded in 1854,…

Free Will Astrology

Ask what the phlegm wants, Rob Brezsny tells Aries. Virgo (August 23 – September 22) “I have dreamed in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas,” wrote Emily Bronte in Wuthering Heights. “They have gone through and through…

Savage Love

Dan Savage on sexphobes and swingsvitations. So I have been in a relationship with the same guy since I was about 16. It’s been a little over four years now, but I came out to him a year ago about the fact that I’m bisexual,…

The Index

Number of degrees colder world temperatures have been this year compared to the average for 2000-2008: Greater than 0.1°C 2008’s ranking on the “Warmest Years Since 1850” scale: 10th Coldest year on record: 1862 Average temperature that year: -0.616°C Average world temperature so far for…