King on Screen: Christine (1983)

It’s October. With Halloween hot on our heels, we thought it appropriate to take a look at legendary horror author Stephen King’s best, worst, and strangest translations from page to screen. Baby, can you dig your man? On paper, John Carpenter taking on the film adaptation of Read More …

Listen Here: Let’s Dance Macabre

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is Stephen King, with a playlist selected by Mike Pfeiffer. It’s October, baby, and you know what that means: time to read exactly one Read More …

The Talented Mr. Nygma: Batman Forever as Gay Cinema

Is Batman gay? According to my seventh grade schoolmates, Batman is “Sooooo Gay,” and so was I. It’s certainly a popular opinion among those with a basic understanding of psychology, one shared by noted anti-comic book doctor and Hater Hall-of-Famer Dr. Frederic Wertham. In Seduction Read More …

JUST DANDY: Shoot First, Send E-mails Later

Taking a break from committing suicide with food, Mike Pfeiffer will absolutely answer your questions on anything you put in the digital mailbag of justdandy@deadshirt.net. Regardless of whether or not you think Mike is a mature adult, this column is probably best for Mature Adults. As a Mature Read More …

Perfect Records: The A’s, Self Titled

Everyone has an album that has stayed with them for years, even decades, a constant musical companion that grows with you as your life and perspective changes. With that in mind, Deadshirt presents Perfect Records, an ongoing series of personal essays about the albums that stuck Read More …

30 Purple Years: 8. Baby I’m a Star

Wednesday, June 25th, marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Prince and The Revolution’s Purple Rain. In honor of this, Deadshirt presents an entire week of art and essays that explore and celebrate one of the greatest albums of all time. Dig, if you will.  There’s a Read More …

30 Purple Years: 7. I Would Die 4 U

Wednesday, June 25th, marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Prince and The Revolution’s Purple Rain. In honor of this, Deadshirt presents an entire week of art and essays that explore and celebrate one of the greatest albums of all time. Dig, if you will. Christian rock Read More …

Shakespeare and Slapback: Trying to Find the Secrets of the Jim Jones Revue

Sharks have been the same since they showed up in the ocean a half billion years ago. Sleek, muscular, every inch a weapon with singular purpose. While other ocean dwellers have adopted bright colors or pack mentalities or inventive methods of reproduction, a shark today Read More …

JUST DANDY: People From Good Homes Are Talking This Year

Taking a break from committing suicide with food, Mike Pfeiffer will absolutely answer your questions on anything you put in the digital mailbag of justdandy@deadshirt.net. Regardless of whether or not you think Mike is a mature adult, this column is probably best for Mature Adults. As a Mature Read More …