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Say goodbye before September 23. It’s been fun. David Meade, a self-proclaimed “researcher,”...

Say goodbye before September 23. It’s been fun.David Meade, a self-proclaimed “researcher,” is predicting that a series of apocalyptic events will begin on Sept. 23 and, “a major part of the world will not be the same.”Nibiru is coming, he says…There is also a tremendous American media interest in this prophecy over the past week..Meanwhile, here is the scoop: If Australia still exists early Friday morning our time, nothing will happen here ..Amen.
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Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for Hurricane Maria: San Juan (AFP) - Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean.The US National Hurricane Center warned of “large and destructive waves” as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast.Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rossello has told residents to brace for “the worst storm of the last century”, opening 500 shelters that can accommodate 67,000 people.
“The wind sounds like a woman screaming at the top of her lungs!” photographer and storm chaser Mike Theiss posted on Twitter as the hurricane hit.“We are getting absolutely hammered right now.”Puerto Ricans had scrambled to board up windows and buy last minute supplies as the storm approached the densely populated island of 3.5 million.“Puerto Rico being hit hard by new monster Hurricane,” tweeted US President Donald Trump.
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Why Jennifer Lawrence's movie 'Mother!" bombed at the box office - INSIDER

Why Jennifer Lawrence's movie 'Mother!" bombed at the box office - INSIDER: The ideas come from an outside source.. not my thoughts nor did I see the film. Most likely won’t.But perhaps the best reason the foiled attempt at a movie really flopped? People found out about a scene in it that probably went too far, even for ‘art’ and allegory:A cult kills a baby, tears it to pieces, eats it, and beats up Jennifer Lawrence. It’s not easy to recommend to friends.
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Official searching for the phantom pooper

I CANNOT ADD ANY MORE TO THIS THAN WHAT A LOCAL CBS AFFILIATE DID IN COLORADO:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are searching for a woman who has been seen repeatedly defecating in a neighborhood while out running.Cathy Budde says her kids saw the woman mid-squat and came running back in the house to tell her.“They are like, ‘There’s a lady taking a poop!’ So I come outside, and I’m like … ‘are you serious?'” Budde said to the runner. “‘Are you really taking a poop right here in front of my kids?!’ She’s like, ‘Yeah, sorry!'”

The Great Mexico City Earthquake anniversary Earthquake

Thirty-two years to the day after an earthquake killed thousands of people in Mexico, a powerful quake rattled the country's central region Tuesday..



Again.. 32 years later. To the day..
Today across Mexico City, as people were prepping for earthquake drills and remembrances of what occurred then... and now today, what occurred in real time.
Videos of ground shaking.. buildings literally falling down.. NPR has this: "We don't have an estimate yet from authorities of how many buildings — but just photos and videos from people in the street show there are many buildings collapsed so far," reporter James Fredrick told NPR. "The civil protection agency of Mexico City has confirmed that they're beginning excavation work for people trapped inside collapsed buildings."
Another problem loosed by the quake: Gas leaks have been reported across the city, some of which have already resulted in fires, according to Fredrick.
"God bless the people of Mexico City,&qu…

Strong quake hits Mexico City

Reporting from the AP on a developing story..
magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.

The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City and sent panicked office workers streaming into the streets, but the full extent of the damage was not yet clear. Mexican media broadcast images of several collapsed buildings in heavily populated parts of the city.The city was actually drilling for a quake TODAY.. just as the real one struck..

Dominica leveled

The fears are true.. the island of Domica, as the leader of the nation states, has lost just about everything that money can buy..  No word at this time as to the devesatation to life and limb.. Property, however, is destroyed..
The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday morning that Maria, now moving away from Dominica, had regained Category 5 strength, after briefly dropping to Category 4. The “potentially catastrophic” storm is expected to approach the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the center said.

SHAZAM revisited: When memories of alternative realities fail

For some time now the HORROR REPORT and many other sources have reported that a lot--a LOT of people-- recall seeing a movie called SHAZAM starring Sinbad the comedian.



The problem has long been this: The movie, in this reality,has never existed..
Recently a local radio station ran a poll asking listeners to call in to their station and write comments online as to what movie was the first they ever saw..
Two people wrote "SHAZAM."  The others, in response, stated that the movie never existed..
Two people just got hit with the reality that so many others have already lived through: The Mandela Effect, my friends, still alive and unwell...

Category 5 Maria decimates Dominica

Maria made landfall on Dominica, an island of 72,000 people in the Lesser Antilles, at 9:15 p.m. ET, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.  The island's prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, wrote on Facebook that his roof was gone, that his home was flooded and that he was "at the complete mercy of the hurricane." A few minutes later, he reported that he had been rescued.  "Initial reports are of widespread devastation," Skerrit said in a later post. "So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace. So far the winds have swept away the roofs of almost every person I have spoken to or otherwise made contact with. The roof to my own official residence was among the first to go and this apparently triggered an avalanche of torn-away roofs in the city and the countryside." Meanwhile .. the storm is building up strength again and heading for Puerto Rico..
Puerto Rico has imposed a rationing of basic supplies including water and baby formula as Hurrica…

Bobby the Brain Heenan: The greatest wrestling manager and announcer of all time passes away

Very sad news ..



Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, quite possibly the best manager and the best color commentator in American pro wrestling history, has died. The news was broken by Jim Ross. According to WWE, Heenan was 73.Heenan, a Chicago native, got his start in a pair of Midwestern promotions, the World Wrestling Association and the American Wrestling Association. He was most famous for his run in the World Wrestling Federation, where he managed multiple champions in the 1980s and 1990s in his Heenan Family stable.He managed Andre the Giant.. memorable in Wrestlemania 3.. Gorilla Monsoon 'fired' him on RAW... Complete gimmicks all the time. Each one more memorable than the previous. His battle with throat cancer was painful for all fans to watch .. but despite his ailments, he still made the autograph circuits fun for anyone who wanted to meet him. He never lost his humor and wit..He was one of the main reasons growing up I grew to also love professional wrestling..May he Rest In …

Maria about to become an historic storm of epic proportions..

The year of the hurricane continues ..  



As of 11 a.m., Maria had grown into a "rapidly intensifying" Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and was about 60 miles east of Martinique, a French island that is home to some 400,000 people, the National Hurricane Center said. Maria could grow into a "major hurricane" by Monday night or early Tuesday as it takes aim at Puerto Rico's southern coast, the hurricane center said...This will be he first time since 1928 that Puerto Rico had a cat 4 or 5 storm hit it.. And then? Looking more like landfall along the United States east Coast may occur..

Just getting around to CHANNEL 0 CANDLE COVE

...Late to the game on this.. It has been a tremendously long year with way too many distractions to count.

But this weekend finally getting accustomed to CHANNEL 0 CANDLE COVE.. It is a SYFY original based on a creepypasta, and it has a good nostalgic 'stranger things' type of feel to it.

Highly recommended from the HORROR REPORT..

The show only had a few episodes, but was greenlighted for a new season 2..


Candle Cove (2016)
A child psychologist (Paul Schneider) returns to his small home town to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his twin brother and a slew of other children in the 1980s, and how it is connected to a bizarre local children's television show that aired at the same time.
The No-End House (2017) A young woman named Margot Sleator (Amy Forsyth) visits the No-End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. When she returns home, Margot realizes everything has changed.
One part of season 1 that somewhat ch…

Lady Gaga postpones European tour due to health problems

Lady Gaga postpones European tour due to health problems: “Lady Gaga is suffering from severe physical pain that has impacted her ability to perform,” a statement from her label published on Monday reads.“She remains under the care of expert medical professionals who recommended the postponement earlier today.”The 31-year-old singer also shared a message with fans on Instagram, saying she has been “searching for years to get to the bottom of” her condition.“It is complicated and difficult to explain, and we are trying to figure it out,” she said.
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WEEKLY STANDARD slams horror movies as the cockroach genre of the box office!

JONATHAN LAST WRITES,


On the subject of horror movies, I mentioned this briefly on the show, but I want to tease the idea out a little bit: Horror movies are the cockroaches of cinema. They will survive everything, even streaming and the internet.
That’s because they’re bottom-feeding, low-cost, high-ROI enterprises that appeal to both a deep niche audience (horror fans) as well as to the broad general quadrant (teens and young adults looking for thrills). And as a consequence, they can be marketed cheaply.
Horror movies don’t need stars. The effects they rely on tend to be inexpensive. And when they hit, they can bring the kind of returns that simply don’t exist anywhere else in the industry. Have a look at this list of the biggest returns ever on horror and it’ll make your eyes pop out. Paranormal Activity made $200 million on a $15,000 budget.

IT continues to make some box office history

IT easily beat mother! this weekend .. It wasn't great competition, but it's a good victory nonetheless.


And some facts: In its first 10 days, the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel has earned $218.7 million domestically, passing up Get Out ($175.5 million) to become the No. 2 R-rated horror film of all time behind The Exorcist, not accounting for inflation. 
It is already the top-grossing September release in history. 
IT will finish its North American run with north of $300 million.

Overseas: IT is grossing $60.3 million in its second weekend from 56 markets for a foreign tally of $152.6 million and a stunning $371.3 million worldwide against a $35 million budget. 
Highlights included a record-breaking horror opening of $13.8 million in Mexico.
A perfect horror movie for the age of TRUMP.

mother! just scored Jennifer Lawrence the worst box office opening of her career..

The reviews were awful.
The critics panned..
The citizens revolted and were revulsed.

REAL LIFE FUNERAL HOME HORROR: BLOOD LEAKS

Residents spotted the disturbing sight of blood seeping out onto the road from a Louisiana undertaker’s business on Thursday afternoon.

Gruesome photographs show red liquid trickling onto a back street from a valve outside the Greenoaks Funeral Home in Baton Rouge. City officials said a stoppage in a line had caused the blood, which was mixed with an embalming fluid containing formaldehyde, to leak from a storage tank located behind the building.

The leak lasted for only about 20 minutes, however, and the liquid mix did not find its way into the city’s sewer system, per multiple reports.
MORE..

Maria tracks Irma's early path

Watch this storm ..
Jose is meandering around the East Coast.. may or may not graze a few cities, but even if so will not be a strong category.

All bets are off for Maria, which is now following a freakily similar path to what IRMA did -- right over some of the worst hit islands of the Caribbean.. places still regrouping and trying to figure out how to rebuild lives and property..

The latest on Maria:

A Tropical Storm watch was in effect for St. Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
"Hurricane conditions are possible within the hurricane watch area by Monday night or Tuesday, with tropical storm conditions possible on Monday," the National Hurricane Center said.
Although forecast tracks can change dramatically over the coming week, maps on Saturday show the storm moving on an Irma-like path over Puerto Rico on Wednesday and Hispaniola Thursday morning heading straight toward the Florida Keys.


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Confused and angered by mother! while 'IT' breaks new records

We talked about MOTHER! earlier today.. 



But now we know: The movie is a FLOP..

Mother is 'dying' in box offices with a "F" cinemaScore and only $7.8 mil .. it has been been a tremendous failure to Jennifer Lawrence.. And increasingly lampooned online as being a holier than thou-premised film with a scene where a baby literally gets eaten..

A few reviews from ROTTEN TOMATOES from the non-paid reviewers.. those I trust more.



DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY!!!! WTH is this trash? I have never seen such a bad movie. Do not tell me this is "art". This movie demonstrates all that is wrong with movies today. Hey, lets kill babies....seriously? Oh just symbiotically art....BLAH BLAH BLAH. X X X

After seeing this you will fill in the title "Mother!" With and additional expletive. WARNING DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY! I am your average move goer so trust me. who likes a good scare, a good laugh, great story and action. The fact is this movie, has no story, and af…

DOES 'MOTHER!' DESERVE THE PRAISE IT IS GETTING? (A spoiler alert with this one)

The horror film 'mother!' Is getting high praise from noble media affiliations. It is also being billed as an intellectual horror flick with a message.. religious overtones.. social justice ramifications.
Big name star: Lawrence. Big name director: Aronofsky (BLACK SWAN FAME) Shock scene (SPOILER): Infant being eaten.



Let's unpack this.. The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/jennifer-lawrences-mother-marks-new-turn-year-prestige-horror-1039071) opines:
Taken purely on its surface, the film is about the horror of hosting ungrateful houseguests. Going beneath that surface, it’s about gruesome male narcissism. Ignoring its text and subtext entirely though, mother! is something more ambitious: A herald of prestige horror at a moment when we might actually need it. It’s September, the calm before the dizzying storm of awards season self-aggrandizement, when we stop thinking of movies as works of art and start thinking of them as show horses; we sac…

"Criminal" clowns March on Washington

From BUSINESS INSIDER:


Juggalos are ardent fans of the fringe hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse and they paint their faces like clowns to be like ICP's founders, Joseph Utsler (commonly known as Shaggy 2 Dope) and Joseph Bruce (commonly known as Violent J).The march on Washington is not just a big party, though. They group is designated as a criminal gang in several states, of which the FBI has taken notice. In 2011, the FBI's National Gang Threat Assessment identified the Juggalos as a "a loosely-organized hybrid gang" who often "exhibit gang-like behavior and engage in criminal activity and violence." "Most crimes committed by Juggalos are sporadic, disorganized, individualistic, and often involve simple assault, personal drug use and possession, petty theft, and vandalism," the FBI report said. "However, open source reporting suggests that a small number of Juggalos are forming more organized subsets and engaging in more gang-like criminal act…

Calling Seph Lawless! Now Toys "R" Us may be a new location for photos

The internet killed the shopping mall.Toys "R' Us, a normally stand along stores that has been existent in strip malls or next to Pizza Huts for generations, is potentially the next building in your local distressed town to grow weeds..



From REUTERS:
(Reuters) - Toys ‘R’ Us is working to put together a loan to fund its operations in a potential bankruptcy filing that could come before the holiday sales season, according to people familiar with the matter. The toy merchant’s move underscores the deep distress rippling through retailers of all sizes as consumers increasingly shop online at sellers such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) or go to discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N). A spokeswoman for Toys ‘R’ Us did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The people could not be identified because the bankruptcy plans are not yet public.X X X My local toy store closed just about 6 years ago after my son was born.. there are a few distances away.. during our very few …

No way Jose!

AND NOW IN THE POTENTIAL CONE OF JOSE: NEW YORK CITY.. BOSTON..? JERSEY?
It is amazing to consider how long Jose has been floating around the Atlantic Ocean. He formed some time shortly after Irma did 5000 miles ago.. and he tailed behind her as she took center stage in the islands and America..



Since her escape from the United States across the North Atlantic, Jose has wobbled and bobbled, turned into a tropical storm and recently has been upgraded to a hurricane again. The stats:
As of 0500 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 (Advisory # 44)
Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale: Category 1
Maximum Sustained Winds: 70 knots; 80 mph
Minimum Central Pressure: 983 mb
Located at: 27.9N 71.8W
Movement: northwest at 8 knots; 9 mph
And now it appears that Jose has finally chosen a path .. he will travel to the Northeastern part of the United States and potentially have a landfall near Jersey or NYC.. Maybe even Boston.. The storm is expected to stay around a Category 1 or below as it will be in considerably colder waters than it…

Jury decides Slenderman verdict

Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined Friday that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.Anissa Weier trembled as the jury's verdict was read after a week of testimony and some 11 hours of deliberations. She wasn't available afterward, but her attorney said Weier was relieved and cried following the verdict...

JAMIE LEE CURTIS RETURNING TO HADDONFIELD! Will reprise role as Laurie Strode

This is some of the best news for ORIGINAL Halloween movies fansEver .. 



. Blumhouse just announced that legendary scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode when the new Halloween movie opens on October 19, 2018.This is not a sequel of news films .. it ignores H20 and Ressurection, instead focusing on being a sequel to the second movie..From the press release:Curtis “come to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.”The release continues: “Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film.”Exciting stuff..

'Slender man' deliberations begin

From the AP:



WAUKESHA, Wis. — A Wisconsin girl accused of helping her friend stab a classmate nearly to death to please the fictional online horror character Slender Man was lonely and depressed and had descended into "madness," her attorney said Friday in pleading with a jury to send the girl to a mental hospital rather than prison. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser lured classmate Payton Leutner into the woods at a park in Waukesha, a Milwaukee suburb, in 2014. Geyser stabbed Leutner 19 times while Weier urged her on, according to investigators. A passing bicyclist found Leutner, who barely survived. All three girls were 12 at the time. Both Weier and Geyser told detectives they felt they had to kill Leutner to become Slender Man's "proxies," or servants, and protect their families from the demon's wrath.Weier, now 15, pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree intentional homicide in a deal with prosecutors in August. But she claims she was mentally ill durin…

It follows It

The film IT is getting awfully close to $200 million.. It may surpass soon.
I predict this weekend: It will be the number film for the second week in a row.. and maybe just as big..
DEVELOING..