October 3, 2011

Opeth Speaks of a Musical ‘Heritage’

This review of Opeth’s new album Heritage was without a doubt, the most challenging article I’ve written for Alternative Control so far. To start, I’ve…

October 2, 2011

Which Way Do You Swing on Halloween?

  Halloween is by far the best holiday of the year.  No worrying about which divorced parent will be more offended if you don’t go…

Book Review: Shock Value

  “The first monster that an audience has to be scared of is the filmmaker. They have to feel in the presence of someone not…

September 25, 2011

Grown-Up Halloween Treats

I have a vivid memory of trick-or-treating as a kid. It must have been late 70’s early 80’s (yes, I’m that old) and apparently there…

Vulgar Display of Garlic

  Where can you get garlic ice cream? At the Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival of course! Last year we flocked to this festival where…

September 20, 2011

Review: The Monster of Florence

By Nicole Monroe “We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind.” – p. 203 Many people have a fascination…