The Madness of Steve Arviso.

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Fight the Dawn.

As the sunlit sanity of the waking worldburns the night to ash,embrace the unbound madnessof your wildest dreams,laugh into the endless abyssof your darkest fantasies,and rage against the coming dawn…. Read more

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Trim

The girl sat in a chair in the kitchen of a small house in an unincorporated corner of Anaheim, a bed sheet tied around her neck. Polyps stretched and reached… Read more

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Fight the Dawn #01: Ugh! Ugh! I’m Dying, You Idiot!

The premier “issue” of an on-going anthology of short, weird fiction by Steve Arviso. The stories within are intended for a highly immature, yet generally adult audience. Make of that what… Read more

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Movies with Fuckin’ J-Lo.

My wife and I were talking the other night about something, and we were attempting best how to describe the sort of person we were thinking of. This poem is… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #08

Cinematico Magnifico returns with a pained look at meme-a-rific thriller, Bird Box! Yup. Just Bird Box. CONTENTS Bird Box View this post on Instagram A post shared by Steve Arviso… Read more

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Bird Box

Bird Box, from director Susanne Bier, and based on the novel by Josh Malerman, features the lovable Sandra Bullock as the wholly unlikable Malorie, a struggling-artist-turned-single-mother who will have to… Read more

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The Go-bloots.

As a wise man said, “The mind plays tricks on you. You play tricks back.” I think I’m about to diefrom complications ofmatters of the heart,this virus inside usinfecting every… Read more

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Intrusive Thoughts.

Little note I jotted down the other night turned into this today. Neat. I’m climbin’, I’m clawin’,I’m questionin’why I’m cryin’over my decisionto climb this low-inclinestairway to a peakof a mountain… Read more

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She’s a Dream.

I was backing up the memos I wrote down on my various toys, and I came across this only mostly-finished piece. I must have come up with in the middle… Read more

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Cable-Knit Sweater.

I’m not sure if any of us can see what all this is supposed to mean. I’m publicly hanging by the tightening threads of an unraveling mind someone keeps knitting,… Read more

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A Complete Waste of Time

A collection of short audio sketches I produced and released earlier this year on Instagram. 01A. On Our Program Today (Hector’s) MUSIC CREDITS“Street Party” & “Promises to Keep” Kevin MacLeod… Read more

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Morbid Moment (12.10.18.)

This time of year is often seen as an opportunity to reflect on and express our gratitude for the love of our friends, family, and fellow man. But while some… Read more

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Morbid Moment (12.05.18.)

As yet another cold, uncaring winter comes to indiscriminately snuff out one life after the next, I find solace in a single, reassuring fact of the cosmos: the sheer cruelty… Read more

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Same Shit, New Day

I was lurking about on Reddit the other night, when I came across a then-recent thread about the then-recent comments made by Xavier Woods regarding internet wrestling fans and critics…. Read more

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Morbid Moment (11.19.18.)

Like most Americans, I get by on a combination of drugs, brash arrogance, and turning a blind eye to the all-too real limitations of my finite existence. It’s why I… Read more

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The Damned (aka Gallows Hill)

The Damned (aka Gallows Hill), from director Victor Garcia, retells the classic tale of a bunch of idiots getting themselves stranded in the worst way possible. In this case, it’s a house… Read more

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American Poltergeist

American Poltergeist, from director and co-writer Michael Rutkowski, is a generic haunted house movie. A group of young adults gather for a seemingly harmless time with friend only to learn… Read more

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Romina

Romina, from writer-director Diego Cohen, is what happens when someone mistakes their uninspired version of Friday the 13th for some sort of cheeky, artistic reinterpretation. In it, a group of plucky kids… Read more

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Curve

Curve, from alleged director Iain Softley, is a thinly plotted movie with thinly veiled Christian imagery and metaphors. Coincidentally, those are also the two things worth noting about this movie…. Read more

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The Invitation

The Invitation, from director Karyn Kusama, is a dark thriller featuring Logan Marshall-Green as Will, a man who has accepted his ex-wife’s invitation to meet up for a diner party… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #5

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues on with even more attempts to watch lesser known horror movies on Netflix. CONTENTS FirstBorn The Secrets of Emily Blaire The Promise Malevolent A Dark… Read more