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Split directed by M. Night Shyamalan is a Social Film disguised as a Dark Fantasy Horror

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film Split looks at dark social issues using antiheroes and dark fantasy horror and you can catch it now on DVD.

The Auxiliary Awards Best Photographer of 2016 Laura Dark

Laura Dark winner of Best Photographer of 2016

Laura Dark won the Auxiliary Award for Best Photographer of 2016 and we talked with her about the past, 2016, and the future.

2017 Radical Self Love Almanac by Gala Darling

Maximize your year with the 2017 Radical Self Love Almanac by Gala Darling

Maximize your next twelve months with the 2017 Radical Self Love Almanac by Gala Darling, a road map for the year covering everything from adjusting your perception of your body to tarot and astrology.

Vote for the Best Alternative Photographer of 2016

Vote for the Best Photographer of 2016

Cast your vote for the best alternative, subculture, unique, or independent Photographer of 2016!

Vote for the Best Alternative Artist of 2016

Vote for the Best Artist of 2016

Cast your vote for the best alternative, subculture, unique, or independent Artist of 2016!

The Hunger vampire movie poster

10 Vampire Films to watch leading up to The Hunger

In honor of David Bowie’s passing earlier this year, here is a vampire film viewing suggestion… 10 vampire films leading up to The Hunger as the finale.

Auxiliary Reclaim Industrial T-Shirt

Interview with Kickstarter Patron James S. Cole

Illustrator James S. Cole whose work focuses on the dichotomy between life and death collaborated with us to design Auxiliary’s first T-shirts and we asked him a few questions about himself and his work.

Support the new Goth: The True Story of Post-Punk book

Musician and journalist John Robb is currently seeking funds for a new book detailing the history of postpunk.

Karla Ortiz

An interview with artist Karla Ortiz

An interview with San Francisco artist Karla Ortiz featured in the February/March 2014 Issue.

Sequoia Emmanuelle Book

DIY funding : Sequoia Emmanuelle Photography Book

The way artists get their work out to the world is dramatically changing. Long time Auxiliary photography contributor Sequoia Emmanuelle has recently launched a crowd funding campaign with Kickstarter to fund her first photography book.

Vampire Academy

film review : Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy from the director of Mean Girls and the writer of Heathers adapted from the book by Richelle Mead out now in theaters is filled with mayhem, lust, adventure, and a healthy dose of violence interjected by the comedic snarkiness.

artist spotlight : Jennifer Jelenski

Los Angeles pop-surrealist painter, Jennifer Jelenski, has a heaping spoonful of sugar ready to help make the medicine go down and Dahlia Jane interviews her for our Artist Spotlight.

artist spotlight : Chet Zar

Chet Zar paused his efforts in his home studio to discuss his new show Ego Death, the concept of the artist as shaman, and what drives him to create.

The Phantom of the Opera

on this day : The Phantom of the Opera premieres in London – October 9, 1986

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera had its premiere in London’s West End on this day back in 1986.

on this day : Neve Campbell born – October 3, 1973

Happy Birthday to Neve Campbell, Canadian-born Scream queen remembered for her role in The Craft.

on this day : The Munsters premieres – September 24, 1964

The premiere of this monster sitcom gave 60s TV viewers a new sexy vampire star in Lily Munster.

artist spotlight : Cam Rackam

Cam Rackam interviewed for our August/September 2013 Issue Artist Spotlight.

on this day : Tim Burton born – August 25, 1958

Happy Birthday to the filmmaker and storyteller who brings the wacky, romantic, gothic worlds of our fantasies to life.

Nutri Grain Vampire Commercial

in the media : Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Vampire Commercial

A look at Kellogg’s new commercial for Nutri-Grain bars with an endearing vampire family as the spokespeople!

film review : Frankenweenie

Is Tim Burton’s newest film Frankenweenie, a feature-length remake of his 1984 short film of the same name and a dark-humored nod to classic horror movies released just in time for Halloween, worth a trip to the theater?

artist spotlight : Vincent Marcone of My Pet Skeleton

He is the name behind many award-winning artworks, films, music videos, and album covers. Vincent Marcone is also a musician, forming one part of a trio in the band Johnny Hollow, an outlet that…

interview : Dr. Paul Koudounaris

The venerable Dr. Paul Koudounaris talks about his internationally esteemed book, The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses and gives us a look into the…

film review : Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

The Angriest Critic wonders, does a good book, with a historical fact and vampire horror adventure winning combo, make a good movie? by Adam Rosina When I first picked up…

book review : The New Rules of Attraction by Arden Leigh

The New Rules of Attraction written by Arden Leigh reviewed by : Jennifer Link In December 2011, when Auxiliary contributor Arden Leigh’s first book The New Rules of Attraction came…

film review : The Avengers

The Angriest Critic isn’t always angry, sometimes he is as happy as a kid in a candy store, or a kid watching a film full of superheros. by Adam Rosina…

film review : Kill List

The Angriest Critic sums up Kill List, the hyped up, critically acclaimed half gritty crime tale half occult horror movie, in one word. by Adam Rosina Meh. That’s what I…

graphic novel review : Monocyte parts 1 and 2

Early this year Saltillo, a trip-hop electronic meets violin and cello project from Chicago-based artist Menton J. Matthews III (aka Menton3), released his new album Monocyte on Artoffact Records. The album is a concept…

upcoming : The Dark Knight Rises

The long awaited third release in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy is still months away but images of The Dark Knight Rises have emerged in a way that promises an epic…

film review : The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)

While The Human Centipede (First Sequence) might not have lived up to the hype, The Angriest Critic looks at take two which delivers more shock and gore, to see if…

artist spotlight : Lori Earley

Femme and Fatalité : the art of Lori Earley by Rena Finkel Lori Earley’s haunting portraiture has been a staple of the alternative and art scenes since she first began…

film review : Attack the Block

Starting to feel like The Angriest Critic only hates movies? Sometimes “great genre cinema” comes along and deserves prase like, “easily the most entertaining film of the year.” by Adam…

film review : Drive

The financiers of Drive must have absolutely shit themselves when they saw the finished film. Here was a project that began life as a Hugh Jackman action/adventure vehicle in the…

film review : The Ward

Is The Ward, John Carpenter’s first foray into straight horror since Halloween, a triumphant return to the big screen or simply horror mediocrity? by Adam Rosina Since we’ve been over…