Pax Romano of the critically acclaimed blog Billy Loves Stu started this thing called the first ever Billy Loves Stu Meme for Horror Bloggers. Apparently it's the first EVER meme for horror bloggers? Oh no wait I get it, it's the first one Billy Loves Stu ever did! But what is it? WHAT IS A MEME? Apparently it's something kind of like mind reading or maybe copying with permission. Whatever it is I couldn't deny the powers of conformity.
So here are my answers to those wonderfully mind bending questions.
1: In Ten Words or Less, Describe Your Blog:
Sass with class, and a little brass?
2: During What Cinematic Era Where you Born?
A: The Classic Horror Era (late 30's to 40's)
B: The Atomic Monster/Nuclear Angst Era (the late 40's through 50's)
C: The Psycho Era ( Early 60's)
D: The Rosemary's Baby Era (Mid to Late 60's)
E: The Exorcism Era (Early to mid 70's)
F: The Halloween Era (Late 70's to Early 80's)
G: The Slasher Era (Mid to late 80's)
H: The Self Referential/Post Modern Era (1990 to 1999)
I was born in G. The Slasher Era but I belong in the Exorcism Era....siiiiigh.
3: The Carrie Compatibility Question:
(gay men and straight women - make your choice from section A)
A: Billy Nolan or Tommy Ross, who would you take to the prom?
(straight guys and lesbians - make your choice from section B)
B: Sue Snell or Chris Hargensen, who would you take to the prom?
Alright ugh. I hate blonde men but I also hate John Travolta.....this is no good. I guess I'd suck it up and take Tommy Ross I just can't get over that chiseled chin of John Travolta's....his caricature from Grease sums it all up.
4: You have been given an ungodly amount of money, and total control of a major motion picture studio - what would your dream Horror project be?
I've always wanted to remake Salem's Lot in actual movie length. People give me devil eyes when I say that but whatever. Things can be edited from that like nobody's business. I just really want a version of Salem's Lot that scared me as much as when I was reading it, is that too much to hope for?
I'd also like to bring my short story "The Jesus Letters" to film. It's about a boy who writes letters to Jesus and Jesus writes back. Oh and the end of the world is neigh plus there are zoo animals on the loose, and a fat kid named Billy. Look for it in 2015 when someone steals my idea.
5: What horror film "franchise" that others have embraced, left you cold?
I've sadly never been one to embrace franchises as a whole. But the one that I know I would hate is Friday the 13th. I never got into the original, hated the remake and detest Jason as a killer. Borrrring.
6: Is Michael Bay the Antichrist?
No. Mady Gosselin is the Antichrist.
7: Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Frankenstein Monster - which one of these classic villains scares you, and why?
Well Frank and the Wolfman are just sadly misunderstood. I could be chums with them no problem and it's easy to avoid conflict with Wolfie because you just don't hang out on the Full Moon. It's easy, it's the same reason I still have friends today. So I guess I would pick Dracula, I always fear a man who can charm AND kill me.
8: Tell me about a scene from a NON HORROR Film that scares the crap out of you:
There's a tie between two scenes in the same movie. The Large Marge scene from
Pee Wee's Big Adventure and the clown nightmare scene. Both scenes that had me inexplicably go into the kitchen to find a snack.
9: Baby Jane Hudson invites you over to her house for lunch. What do you bring?
Rat cooked with a little white wine sauce and some garlic, over linguine. Oh what the hey, I say turn it into some Rat Scampi, you can never go wrong with a nice white wine and garlic sauce. And butter. Lots of butter.
10: So, between you and me, do you have any ulterior motives for blogging? Come, on you can tell me, it will be our little secret, I won't tell a soul.
Yes. Blogging has always in some respect been used as a tool to get my writing out there. In case you haven't noticed becoming a writer is one of the toughest careers in the world. Someone once told me it's harder to become a published writer than it is to become an actor. If that's true, fuuuuck that. Not that I need to become a published writer, but to be able to do something you enjoy as a career is enough satisfaction for me.
11: What would you have brought to Rosemary Woodhouse's baby shower?
The woman needs a decent meal that does not include weird satan's baby vitamins. I'd get her a gift certificate to nice 5-star restaurant and then slip her the papers to divorce Guy Woodhouse....he's not good for anyone.
12: Godzilla vs The Cloverfield Monster, who wins?
Godzilla is the best thing that ever happened to this world and don't you forget it.
13: If you found out that Rob Zombie was reading your blog, what would you post in hopes that he read it?
Hmm....I don't know I probably wouldn't post anything out of the ordinary. I don't like Rob Zombie as a film director or a musician, and I don't know him as a person so how can I really relate? I'd just blog about things I know he likes so that he would like me because that's the only true way to make friends.
14: What is your favorite NON HORROR FILM, and why?
Oh shoot I don't know. I've always been extremely partial to To Kill a Mockingbird. It always makes me cry when Boo Radley is behind the door and Scout goes, "Well hey Boo!" and then those violins start up and forget it. And when Atticus loses the court case and the Minister or the Reverend or whatever they call themselves says, "Ms. Jean Louise stand up! --Your father's passin'...'" AHHHH I'm crying right now see!?
15: If blogging technology did not exist, what would you be doing?
To be honest, I'd probably be in a pretty depressing place. Being able to write everyday and to have people read it and tell you that they enjoy reading it, is the motivation that keeps me on track to someday do what I dream. So I'd imagine without it, it would just be me, and my cat watching TV and picking out new bed sheets from the Macy's catalogue.