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ROULETTE review

I’ve been running captainhowdy.com since the late 90s. From time to time I’ve been tempted to post things not-related to The Exorcist, things I’ve wanted to share that I thought Exorcist fans might be interested in. Today will be the first day I actually do post something not related to …

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Fan Art: Sculptures & Drawings

Halloween night fast approaches! I hope many of you have some Exorcist-related costumes, decorations or themes for this spooky season. I myself will be dressing as Father Karras (complete with a suit splattered in green pea soup) and attending a horror film night at a local independent cinema. Sadly, they …

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Blatty reads an excerpt from The Exorcist

If you can get past the unfortunately irritating host Raymond Arroyd in this clip from his show The World Over, Exorcist fans can enjoy a very special treat. In the middle of this interview author William Peter Blatty is asked to read an excerpt from the 40th Anniversary edition of …

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What an excellent day for a new Exorcist novel

The 40th Anniversary edition of William Peter Blatty’s iconic horror novel The Exorcist has hit shelves and is finding its way into the hands of fans everywhere (get your copy from Amazon if you haven’t already!) After 40 years being recognized as one of the scariest novels ever written, Blatty has personally …

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Sculpting Regan from scratch

Halloween is coming, folks, and you know what that means: Carved pumpkins, mountains of candy and horror movie marathons on every other TV station. It’s also the one time die-hard Exorcist fans get to dress up as Regan, wearing clothes splashed with green pea soup and calling people “worthless cocksuckers” …

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Blatty confirms changes to the 40th Anniversary edition of The Exorcist novel

In a direct communication to Ryan, webmaster of The Ninth Configuration website, author William Peter Blatty has announced some amazing news for the forthcoming 40th Anniversary edition of The Exorcist novel (available September, already available for pre-order). It seems the special anniversary editions will not be an exact reproduction of the previous text. Blatty …

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MILLER’S TALE (2011) documentary review

Thank for reading my review of Miller’s Tale. This fascinating documentary deserves your attention! Please consider ordering it on DVD to support the filmmakers. I have embedded the trailer beneath my review at the bottom of this page. Miller’s Tale is a wholesome, honest and telling documentary on the intriguing (and …

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