This newsreel from 1973 shows just how freaked out people were by The Exorcist, William Blatty's still-great movie about demonic possession.
The original has been rendered mostly harmless -- even cheesy -- by decades of increasingly refined and extreme imitations. And some proportion of the hysteria was surely media and marketing hype all along.
But there's a truth revealed here about the opportunity that lies in blasting through society's weakening norms, if you can spot them first.
I'd like to see the same newsreel, but this time it's people walking out of John Boorman's Exorcist II: The Heretic.
MTV has announced RealityCon, a reality TV fan convention to take place next summer. No word yet on whether they will also launch a RealityCon reality show about what happens when people stop being polite and start producing a real convention about reality shows. If only Lance Loud was alive to keynote. From Rolling Stone: […]
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Boxed wines have come a long way since their admittedly subpar debut, and it’s now possible to grab a box of wine that delivers a surprising amount of flavor and body for a price that won’t break the bank. This Boxxle Premium Wine Dispenser makes it even easier to enjoy your favorite bag-in-box wine by […]
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