In the small Canadian mining town of Valentine’s Bluff there hasn’t been a Valentine’s dance in twenty years. This batty entry from the golden age of slasher flicks gave its name to the shoegaze band and features an array of standard genre elements including an old crime, a local legend, a gaggle of fatuous youngsters, and sanguinary death by various implements.
Robert Fisk, journalist and author of The Great War for Civilization, has died. Here he is, talking about that book. For those interested in anti-imperial politics and modern history, especially in terms of the Middle East, this is well worth your time.