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Spirit Camera Retrospective: Videodrome

With the release of the Nintendo 3DS title Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir, Shock will be rolling out a series of retrospectives that look at tales of terror that tie together technology and horror.  Games, cameras, phones, computers, televisions…you name it.  This week, we turn to a David Cronenberg classic.

As you sit at your desktop or laptop or stare into your brand new smart phone that has a ridiculous orgy of different apps for all sorts of, let’s face it, mostly completely unnecessary things, you more than likely already know before even beginning this retrospective that David Cronenberg’s 1983 cyberpunk masterpiece is just as relevant today as it ever was

Spirit Camera Retrospective: Evilspeak

With the arrival of the Nintendo 3DS title Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir, Shock will be rolling out a series of retrospectives that look at tales of terror that tie together technology and horror.  Games, cameras, phones, computers, televisions…you name it.  Last week, we looked at Stay Alive, this week…welcome to Evilspeak.

According to hysteria-fostering, out of touch parent groups like the PMRC, alienated teens in the

Choice Cuts 43: Talking With My Super Psycho Sweet 16’s Lauren McKnight

Actress Lauren McKnight sits in the Choice Cuts hot seat for this episode.  You might recognize her from MTV’s My Super Psycho Sweet 16 trilogy.  The most recent entry, My Super Psycho Sweet 16 Part 3, aired last month and we had McKnight in shortly after its premiere in Hollywood.  Click on the player below and hear McKnight talk about her experiences on the series and working in the Hollywood trenches.

Choice Cuts 42: Hanging With MegaSpider’s Mike Mendez

We are back with our 42nd episode of Choice Cuts, this time speaking with director Mike Mendez.  This maniac dished out The Convent, starring Adrienne Barbeau, and set a few nuns on fire.  Later, he went on to helm The Gravedancers, an After Dark Films release.  Currently, he’s in post-production on MegaSpider, which finds Heroes’ Greg Grunberg taking on a monstrous menace in Los Angeles.  Click on the player below to hear about the film and more!

Spirit Camera Retrospective: Stay Alive

With the arrival of the Nintendo 3DS title Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir, Shock will be rolling out a series of retrospectives that look at tales of terror that tie together technology and horror.  Games, cameras, phones, computers, televisions…you name it.  We kick things off with Stay Alive, the film from director William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside), which, quite literally, spelled out the evils of one particular video game.

Parents and other concerned adults have long warned that playing video games, especially violent ones, could have adverse effects on young people. The characters in William Brent Bell