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John Oak Dalton
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Days Mkt/Comm, Nights in b-movies, comics, zines, microcinema, DIY culture.
Days Mkt/Comm, Nights in b-movies, comics, zines, microcinema, DIY culture.

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We'll Leave the TV and the Radio Behind
In 2003 I wrote an article for b-independent.com about visiting the set of AMONG US, the first of my screenplays I'd seen turned into a movie and my first work with director Mark Polonia.  Happily, AMONG US has had some (hairy) legs and is still tromping ar...

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Eating Chocolate Cake In A Bag
This post first appeared in my secret e-newsletter I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP which you can subscribe to in the sidebar of this blog. This week, I'm driving out to visit the set of the movie I have called
TWICE SHY in my secret email newsletter. I should be the...

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Funky Tornado
My swag from Days of the Dead in Indianapolis, showing off my love for the offbeat and the DIY world.

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I See You've Got Your List Out, Say Your Piece and Get Out
This post first appeared in my e-newsletter, I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP, which you can subscribe to in the sidebar. I finally took my own advice and went to a horror movie convention last
weekend, Days of the Dead in Indianapolis.  Many years ago I went on the
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#44: The Whites by Harry Brandt
A gang of rule-bending New York cops who once called themselves "The Wild Geese" are aging, retiring, and mellowing; but their past comes back to haunt them in The Whites by Richard Price, using the pseudonym Harry Brandt. The Whites of the title are the "w...

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#43: The Night Ocean by Paul La Farge
A writer decides to explore the long-ago relationship between H.P. Lovecraft and a gay teenage fan; when he goes missing, his therapist wife reluctantly takes up the search in Paul La Farge's The Night Ocean . This interlude in Lovecraft's life is real, as ...

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I'll Be Your Saviour, Steadfast and True
This blog post first appeared (in a differently edited form) in my e-newsletter I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP, which you can subscribe to in the sidebar of this blog. Summer has come to the Back Five.  Mowing and trimming, putting out a
garden; a big chunk of tree...

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The Carriage of the Spirits
This post originally appeared, in a slightly different form, in my e-newsletter I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP which you can find out all about by subscribing in the sidebar of this blog. The iron sparked and smoked and gave away in a gush of water just as I
was lo...

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#42: Two Graves for a Gunman by Barry Cord
A young cowhand is challenged by the outlaw Texas Jack to a showdown; when the less experienced cowhand surprisingly kills the outlaw, he sets out to find out more about the man he killed in Barry Cord's Two Graves for a Gunman . The two graves of the title...

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#41: Glaxo by Hernan Ronsino
In a remote Argentinian town, at an intersection where a barbershop, a bar, a movie theater and a giant factory all squat alongside a train track getting dismantled, murder, betrayal, and revenge play out over several decades in Hernan Ronsino's Glaxo . Gla...
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