About Dante Aaricks

A writer of Horror, or any other genre that allows the macabre to trespass, Dante Aaricks is also a huge fan of comic books, anime, loud guitars, phat beats, and terrible puns. Dante can usually be found haunting local music venues, old movie theaters, or social media (@MySkallen). His stories can be found here.

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Cramps in my Foxy Bones
Dawnn Lewis in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988), MGM, and Pam Grier in Bones (2001), New Line Cinema
June 8, 2024
Juneteenth rolls on but we are really here to talk about two throwback send-ups of Blaxploitation: ‘Bones’ and ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka’.
Sugar With Your Coffee
Pam Grier in Coffy (1973) & Zara Cully in Sugar Hill (1974), American Intl. Pictures
June 2, 2024
Start your summer off right with tales of voodoo and revenge in the Blaxploitation genre. This week it’s ‘Sugar Hill’ and ‘Coffy’.
The cat's eye
Feral #3 cover C by Trish Forstner and Tony Fleecs. Image Comics
May 29, 2024
With more than one way to skin them, the cats in Feral find out not all humans play nice and learn some new rules from an ally.
Corman by default
Roger Corman on Dinocroc via empsfm, YouTube
May 19, 2024
Roger Corman made many movies in his long career but the best ones for newbies to start with are The Terror and Masque of the Red Death.
Jack (Kevin Bacon) tries to put the moves on Marcie (Jeannine Taylor) in Friday the 13th (1980), Paramount Pictures
Jack (Kevin Bacon) tries to put the moves on Marcie (Jeannine Taylor) in Friday the 13th (1980), Paramount Pictures
May 11, 2024
While most actors are quick to bury their horror pasts, ‘Friday the 13th’ star Kevin Bacon recently took a trip back to Camp Crystal Lake.
The New Flesh - Does It Hurt
Source: Audition (1999) / Videodrome (1983)
May 4, 2024
Our boy Dante takes a look at two movies that you can’t deny were way ahead of their time: Miike’s Audition and Cronenberg’s Videodrome.
Feral cover 2
Feral #2 variant cover (2024), Image Comics. Written by Tony Fleecs. Art by Trish Forstner.
May 2, 2024
Feral #2 from Image Comics continues the outbreak of carnage as close to the edge of R-rated as a Disney homage can get.