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Author: David Kerekes

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Interviews

The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

Once upon a time it was common for quirky independent short films to play theatrically in Britain as support to a main feature. But this wasn’t the case for The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage (1969), a quirky thirteen-plus-minute short that starred the Bonzo Dog Band. David Kerekes discusses the matter with Sausage writer/editor/director, David Korr.

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Music

How Sweet To Be An Idiot

David Kerekes bids a fond farewell to Neil Innes, the impish figure behind some well-known acts, including Monty Python, the Rutles, and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

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Interviews

Finding Antonio

One of the most controversial artists of the British adult comic movement in the 1970s and 1980s, ANTONIO GHURA created and self-published some of the funniest, most outrageous comics ever to make it into print. In this archive article/interview, David Kerekes discusses Antonio’s work and Underground publishing in Great Britain at a time when obscenity busts were commonplace.

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Reviews: Books

How I First Encountered H. H. Holmes

The Beast of Chicago: The Murderous Career of H. H. Holmes (2004; Rick Geary). H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer (USA, 2004; dir. John Borowski). Review by David Kerekes

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Event Report

The Grand Guignol Is Dead and Living in London

Anyone with an interest in Grand Guignol, the theatre in Paris whose name is a byword for horror beyond horror, may care to know that its vicarious thrills are alive on the boards again thanks to some small dedicated theatre companies in London and indeed around the world.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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