Articles by Ray Van Horn, Jr.

Brutal Massacre

August 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

The hot topic about "Brutal Massacre" is the fact that almost everyone confronting it is going to be uttering "Spinal Tap" within the same sentence as this nutty horror roast. That being said, is "Brutal Massacre" really the [...]


August 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Anime has long been a morality play watchdog, explicitly casting the limelight upon a rapidly-accelerating tech world, ironic when you consider Japan has always been at the industrial forefront, not just internally but on an international level. [...]

Heavy Metal In Baghdad

July 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

A large facet to the heavy metal ethos is that being a fan comes with a price, largely in the form of ostracizing from a central peer group. Certainly this genus of music carries with it a stand up for yourself liability that offers no compensatory [...]

The Lather Effect

June 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Generation X is the propagator of nostalgia. After all, Gen X folk are by-products of Reaganomics and the have-it-now, dispose-it-tomorrow, long-for-it-years later syndrome that lures late thirty-somethings into the malls they once prowled, flirted and [...]

Mad Money

May 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

Nothing draws mass appeal to a lighthearted comedy about white collar crime than a sour economy. The "Ocean's Eleven" redux and its sequels apply themselves to the lower and middle classes who derive envy in the sheer chutzpah of pulling [...]
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