Mysterious Order

The Mysterious Order of the Skeleton Suit are a shadowy confederation of like-minded writers, broadcasters, creators, and jetsetters who have banded together in a bold mission to bring international intrigue and pop entertainment to the masses. Can anyone stand in the way of their diabolical schemes???

File Name: BETH LOVES BOLLYWOOD
Primary Military Specialty: The “B” is for Bollywood
Secondary Military Specialties: Masala Zindabad Podcast, Bollywood Journals (WSJ)
Birthplace: bethlovesbollywood.blogspot.com

She has an unshakeable sense that her destiny is singing in an open-topped convertible as Shashi Kapoor careens through Bombay traffic and a chorus of friends in massive sideburns and beehives do the twist. With a special fondness for Indian films from the late 1960s through the mid 1980s.

File Name: THE CULTURAL GUTTER
Primary Military Specialty: Taking trash seriously
Secondary Military Specialties: TIFF Midnight Madness Blog
Birthplace: theculturalgutter.com

While the writers have considerable enthusiasm for their subjects, they don’t let it numb their critical faculties. Tossing away the shield of journalistic objectivity and refusing the shovel of fannish boosterism, they write in the hopes of starting honest discussions about these rarely examined artforms.

File Name: DIE, DANGER, DIE, DIE, KILL!
Primary Military Specialty: Making peace with world pop cinema
Secondary Military Specialties: Infernal Brains Podcast, Fighting Femmes,
Fiends, and Fanatics

Birthplace: diedangerdiediekill.blogspot.com

Catching you up on everything you may have missed in those hard to reach corners of world pop cinema over the last 100 years or so. Egyptian sci-fi, South Asian house pet revenge dramas, Turkish everything, Sultan Rahi stabbing angry lions in the head, Indonesian comic book adaptations.

File Name: FIST OF B-LIST
Primary Military Specialty: A lethal backfist to your cinematic face
Secondary Military Specialties: The Gentleman’s Blog to Midnite Cinema
Birthplace: fistofblist.com

Fueled by visible boom mics, stunt doubles, and safety mats, Fist of B-List is dedicated to unearthing the best and baddest in Western martial arts b-movies. If Jeff Speakman and Jalal Merhi are your idea of an all-star cast, you have found your new home.

File Name: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER! PODCAST
Primary Military Specialty: Master of the Eagle Claw
Secondary Military Specialties: Silicon Chickens Project
Birthplace: gooberzilla.wordpress.com

A mystery wrapped in an enigma, which is itself wrapped in a tender, crushed-velvet package and launched from the Crab Nebula at speeds undreamt of by your feeble human science to spread the gospel of great movies across the crimson murk of the Internet.

File Name: HAMMICUS PODCAST
Primary Military Specialty: Oliver Reed Appreciator
Secondary Military Specialties: Vampire Hunter
Birthplace: hammicus.com/

Exploring the world of Hammer, Amicus, and every tenuous link in between.

File Name: THE HORROR!?
Primary Military Specialty: Prodding the edges of the cultural abyss
Secondary Military Specialties: WTF Film
Birthplace: houseinrlyeh.blogspot.com

The Horror!? is one of those strange nerd-geek mutant sites. Interested in a lot of things, expert in none. Film, comics, video games, music, and things that to merely gaze upon will drive a man mad. The preferred cult culture site for four out of five shoggoths!

File Name: MEMSAAB STORY
Primary Military Specialty: Hindi movies!
Birthplace: memsaabstory.wordpress.com

Hindi movies and everyone involved in making them are the focus at MemsaabStory. We specialize in old ones, and by “old” we don’t mean the 1990s! Of course, we’re also not shy about slipping the occasional Beastmaster into the mix.

File Name: MONSTER ISLAND RESORT
Primary Military Specialty: Reflections on horror in art and pop culture
Secondary Military Specialties: Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
Birthplace: monsterislandresort.org

Monster Island Resort is the acclaimed “online radio show that goes bump in the night!” Host Miguel Rodriguez discusses all things horror with interviews, reviews, rants, or just good old fashioned conversation. Also, Monster Island Resort Storytime offers audio readings of classic horror and gothic tales!

File Name: PERMISSION TO KILL
Primary Military Specialty: Your Guide to the World of Espionage
Secondary Military Specialties: Cutthroat Reviews
Birthplace: permissiontokill.com

Permission to Kill is a website dedicated by Spy films, television and books and much, much more. The great thing about spy films, television shows and books, whilst they are a genre unto themselves, they cross over into so many others genres. No matter what your taste or mood, there is a spy story to suit you.

File Name: TARS TARKAS
Primary Military Specialty: Obsessively stupid about stupid films
Secondary Military Specialties: Infernal Brains Podcast, Discount Puppet Explosion
Birthplace: tarstarkas.net

TarsTarkas.NET is your home for reviews of cult movies, b-movies, obscure foreign films, podcasts, and other things that go bump in the night. For anyone who thirsts for more info on Sompote Sands, Fred Olen Ray, the trash cinema of Indonesia, and more.

File Name: TELEPORT CITY
Primary Military Specialty: Bringing you yesterday’s tomorrow…today!
Secondary Military Specialties: B-Masters’ Cabal
Birthplace: www.teleport-city.com

Teleport City started as a way to indulge my interest in the white edges of the cultural map, detailing a sprawling and often confusing metropolis that occupies a point between cultures. Neither beholden to nor a part of any single society, drifting like an eternal transit passenger from one arrival gate to the next.

File Name: WTF Film
Primary Military Specialty: Cult film and video reviews
Birthplace: wtf-film.com

Film and video critic. Harryhausen apologist. I live inside your television set. No, really.

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