October 15, 2011

The Bad Vegetarian Gradually Loses Resolve

  This April, I read Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer.  While the book didn’t convince me to stop eating meat altogether, the descriptions of…

October 13, 2011

Innocent Until…?

By Danielle Gombos Editor’s Note: Danielle Gombos, a graduate of the University of New Haven’s criminal justice program, did extensive research on the case of…

October 3, 2011

F-You, Remakes

I don’t care if they call it a remake, a “reboot” or a re-envisioning, the current trend of taking perfectly good horror movies and making…

Gettin’ Blazed in New York

  Get blazed. Great Jack O’Lantern Blazed that is! Every year the Van Courtlandt Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York hosts its outdoor Great Jack…

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…