Revenge Wednesday Jam - 'Time for Tea'

There was a little girl, who had a little curl
Right in the middle of her forehead
And when she was good, she was very, very good
But when she was bad, she was homicidal!
Hatchet… Check!
Scalpel… Check!
Rusty steel syringe… Check!
It’s time for war!
It’s time for blood!
It’s time for TEA!

I'm really running out of ways to tell you to listen to Emilie Autumn. So here it is. Her songs are awesome and creepy and amazing. She is a talented, badass babe. If you don't love her now, listen to every single one of her albums RIGHT STAT NOW and you will. Listen to this song, and fall in love. What are you still reading this for? CLICK PLAY! ~RH

"The Innocent Child's Death and My Revenge..."

A Revenge Honey Classic Review by Linnie

The Virgin Spring (1960)

I find that with a lot of revenge films, no matter how amazing they are, they are often inspired by something even more exceptional. For example, The Last House on the Left (1972) is one of the most classic rape/revenge horror films ever made. Wes Craven had the courage to make a horrifically brutal horror film that signified the end of the hippie generation and the literal death of innocence. But the fact is, The Last House is heavily adapted from Ingmar Bergman's The Virgin Spring, which in turn is based on a 13th-century Swedish ballad. Without question, The Virgin Spring is a gorgeous piece of film history that encapsulates questions of morality, the trappings of religion, and the nature of true justice versus the desire for revenge.

TV Tuesday Jam ~ Video Killed the Radio Star

Buggles ~ Radio Killed the Radio Star (1979)

Video killed the radio star
video killed the radio star

In my mind and in my car
we can't rewind we've gone too far
pictures came and broke your heart
look I'll play my VCR

While there are MANY interpretations of how this song should be interpreted, the easiest way to look at it is from a TV generation point of view - being a part of the MTV generation I was OBSESSED with music videos to the point where a song would come on the radio, and I would instantly think of the video. It's truer today, when I would rather watch a YouTube video than actually listen to a song without the video - it's a function of our development though, isn't it? The auditory culture that was raised on radio broadcasts became the TV generation of the 50s and 60s, and now in 2014 we're used to being bombarded by visuals, we demand activities that reward multiple senses, and in their eternal wisdom, the TV gods giveth in abundance. ~HH

True Blood ~ The Final Episode

A Horror TV Honey Farewell by Lisa

RIP True Blood 

For seven years, a loyal fan base has made True Blood appointments with their television and Sookie Stackhouse into a household name. Over the years, there have been highs and lows, but overall, the love and devotion to the residents of Bon Temps has remained fierce and there was a distinctly divided emotional cloud hanging over the series finale. 

This last season has elicited two responses from Trubies. Either, you have found it to be a successful and emotionally satisfying farewell, or you have been pushed to the limits of patience, tolerance and understanding of what has been disguised as compelling writing. Although it is no secret which camp I am in, I approached the final episode with optimism because, despite what I perceive to be a lackluster final season, this show has kept me engaged for seven years and there is something to be said for that. For every fan who was mourning the end of True Blood, there was a fan who was wishing every character on the show dead. There really didn't seem to be a middle ground and that added an extra layer of fun to watching every Sunday night.

Titled "Thank You", the final episode can be summed up in one word: boring.  However, there were many pros and cons in these final 70 minutes and while none of them were surprising, the uplifting note that the show ended on was definitely not what most of us were expecting, but it was lovely.

Hemlock Grove ~ Series Review

A Horror TV Honey Series Review by Lisa

Way back in 2012, author Brian McGreevy was the talk of the literary world. His debut novel, 'Hemlock Grove' hadn't even hit the bookshelves and it was already being made into a television show for Netflix with a pretty big horror name attached to it. Eli Roth, still riding high on the Hostel franchise and being everyone's favorite baseball bat wielding anti-hero, was very vocal about his excitement to be a part of this upcoming show. Heralded as "an exhilarating reinvention of the gothic novel", 'Hemlock Grove' is a unique mix of classic horror creatures, various religions and cultures and some wacky scientist stuff. Vampires, or Umpirs as they're known in 'Hemlock Grove', werewolves, eccentric characters for miles, mysteries upon mysteries and a giant white tower where an innocuous looking man plays with nature and science as though he is God; this is what 'Hemlock Grove' is made of. Though the book was uneven and not many of the characters were particularly likable, the prospect of Roth taking on all of these elements and turning it into a series sounded promising.

Murder Monday Jam ~ Lotion

Greens Keepers ~ Lotion

The night is very cold, I'm feeling kind of weak
I think I'll make myself a cap from your right buttocks cheek
And then I will go walking with my little dog
And then I'll bury you underneath a log

It rubs the lotion on its skin
Or else it gets the hose again
It rubs the lotion on its skin
Or else it gets the hose again
Yes, it does, Precious

One of the most oft quoted lines from Silence of the Lambs (aside from the chianti) is Buffalo Bill's falsetto screaming and the delicate delivery of "it puts the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again..." Hearing that line, and exchange put to music that is equally as delicate is quite the epic feat - this tune is light, and a little hipstery, but I don't mind because it's so goddamn disturbingly perfect. ~HH 

Horror Interview: Denise Crosby wants you to be WEIRD.

Let's be real for a minute: As the kickass Tasha Yar from Star Trek: The Next Generation Denise Crosby is one of my original girl-crushes. Her tar-pit death is also one of my original nightmares. Those of you who might not be into sci-fi, but love your zombies will remember her as Mary from Terminus at the end of Season 4 of The Walking Dead. Ahead of her appearance at WALKER STALKER CON in Atlanta, Denise took much more time than I ever expected to chat with me about everything from being a lifelong horror fan, to her newfound popularity with her son's friends. I may have fangirled a little hard. No shame. 

Before you started on The Walking Dead, I know that you binge-watched the first few seasons to prepare to come to set. What is your favourite story arc so far- other than your own, obviously
Oh my gosh, I really liked the whole sequence at the farm. I know it wasn't as action driven but I was really starting to get to know everyone in that season, and it was really interesting that they stayed put in this bucolic setting with all of this going on in the world, it was such a wonderful contrast, and it was really the time when I started to get to know who these people were and I really enjoyed that part of it. You kind of lose a little bit of yourself anytime anyone dies, and I think being a mother, when Carol's daughter, Sofia, came out of the barn, that was a tough one for me. I felt so much for this woman and what she had been through, and I just can't imagine having lost everything including your life and your husband and now to lose the one thing that was keeping you grounded, I thought she was going to go insane. I really like her (Melissa McBride) as an actress and a person, and that was pretty harsh.

Supernatural Sunday Jam ~ Anxiety

Anxiety (Get Nervous) - Pat Benatar

I feel a little shaky, I can't control my nerves
I know you think I'm freakin', but can't you feel the curves?
I swear to you this feeling, it scares me half to death
It gathers in my throat and it gathers up my breath

Anxiety - got me on the run
Anxiety - yeah, I just need someone
Anxiety - can't get nothin' done
Anxiety - spoils all the fun

Very few lady rockers have the voice of this tiny powerhouse and I am a life-long fan. I have alway enjoyed this song and right now, it really hits home as I have been suffering from extreme anxiety over the last several months. While the song, itself, is not supernatural, the video conveys the horror I have been experiencing at the dentist over the last month. Seriously, this video is my life of late. Welcome to my world. ~SH