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Thursday, March 31, 2016

I had to deal with the most simple of medical "nothing" today. But it upset me that I should ever have to deal with any of it. I really don't care for the human condition. I really don't care for The Humans, as a general rule.

I thought, on the way the doctor, about one of my favorite songs THE JUDAS ENGINE ever wrote––I thought about my lyrics. And then I thought about a situation I'm currently in regarding the city of L.A., which is draining me. And all I could think of, suddenly, were some of my best words––my most powerful––something I've told the world countless times before, but at that moment I had to remember them for myself: "I'll laugh while you die, I'm not cut out with scissors, I ain't no paper doll, I am a wall."

My own words gave me strength. Enjoy the song: https://soundcloud.com/christopher-alan-broadst…/i-am-a-wall

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Please check out this great blog I discovered, because the blogger, Lenora, discovered me!  Lenora's blog focuses the spotlight on a broad spectrum: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literary Arts, and History.  WOW!  There's a lot to take in there.  Just like with my stories/books.

So...how did I discover Lenora's blog?  Well, Lenora was interested enough and kind enough to post the latest review of SUICIDE THE HARD WAY on her blog site.  And many thanks to her!

Checkout Lenora's Culture Blog Here:
https://lenorasculture.wordpress.com/2016/03/30/davids-haunted-library-suicide-the-hard-way/?blogsub=confirming#blog_subscription-2

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

NEW!––DAVID WATSON Reviews SUICIDE THE HARD WAY For HORRORADDICTS .net!

"SUICIDE THE HARD WAY is like a work of art from a true artist. The reason I say that is because Christopher Alan Broadstone has written a book that gives you three very different examples of storytelling via screenplays for his three short films, song lyrics from the band he was in and short stories.  This book is disturbing but at the same time its fascinating because you can tell the author really put his soul into his work." –– David Watson

Read The Full Review Here:
https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2016/03/27/davids-haunted-library-suicide-the-hard-way/

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Monday, March 21, 2016

I'll be tearing away the police tape soon and will be back for more regular posts.
My crimes against humanity and the evil, sadistic, life-sucking
 California justice system can only stifle me for so long.

But in the meantime...

ALL NEW from Feast Frenzy @ The Horror Food Network!

Sometimes it's the simple comfort foods in life that make you feel like everything will be OK.  So!  What's better than some old-fashion crinkle-cut French fries?  Grilled to a golden brown on my Nu Wave oven and dusted with ground black pepper.  Then three dipping sauces: spicy brown mustard, fat-free Kraft ranch dressing (sprinkled with cayenne pepper), and good ol' ketchup (sprinkled with oregano).  Delicious!

Saturday, March 12, 2016


ALL NEW from Feast Frenzy @ The Horror Food Network!

Tasty, tasty, tasty!  A bowl of vegetable soup with chicken broth, rice, organic black beans, fresh broccoli, white mushrooms, and baby carrots––all spiced with garlic, oregano, basil, and crushed red pepper, then a healthy sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and a pepperoncini on top.  On the side: 40-calorie multi-grain toast, buttered with Smart Balance Omega-3 (dairy free) butter and dusted with garlic and oregano.  Excellent for a cool and rainy day in L.A.  A symphony of flavor all around!
Wow! After all Paul Reubens' troubles with the law and sex offenses (most overblown) since 1991, and the consequent black listing of his famous Pee-wee Herman character, he's back with a NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE: PEE-WEE's BIG HOLIDAY, launching on Netflix March 18th. Interesting. I guess time heals all wounds. Well, at least if they smell the possibility of money in MovieWorld.

Checkout the trailer here:



According to CinemaBlend.com:
"Reubens has been working hard over the last few years to reintroduce his beloved 80s-90s character Pee-wee to modern audiences. Back in July of 2012 he hilariously voiced The Dark Knight Rises trailer as Pee-wee for a skit on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. It went over so well with audiences that Fallon reprised the skit again later that year in November with a Pee-wee voiced World War Z trailer..."

Read the rest of the article here:


Enjoy the PEE-WEE HERMAN voiced trailers aired on
THE TONIGHT SHOW with JIMMY FALLON below:








Friday, March 11, 2016


ALL NEW from Feast Frenzy @ The Horror Food Network!

Another delicious lunch found its way onto my countertop today.  A Ground Beef Bowl with diced red onions, green & red bell peppers, fresh jalapenos, and all cooked together in a skillet and spiced with Tabasco Chipotle Sauce, Original Tabasco Sauce, garlic, oregano, basil, and paprika, then sprinkled with shredded sharp cheddar.  On the side is a fresh spinach and collard green salad, pepped up with sliced red onion, celery, cucumber, radish, and black olives––spiced with oregano, basil, paprika, sprinkled with shredded parmesan, and dressed with canola oil and balsamic vinegar.  Again very fresh, light, and healthy! 
Yup!  That's right, the famous Bran Castle in Romania, more quaintly known as Dracula's Castle is up for sale––and has been since 2014.  Apparently hard to find a good buyer with a price tag of up to $80 million.  Wish I had the cash, I'd be right there tonight, snuggling up in the lovely bed below...



And then I'd be up for a witching hour stroll through some of the creepier places in the castle, like the castle secret stairs...



But alas, my poor investments over the years have not allowed me the financial fortitude to even purchase a plane ticket to Romania.  I guess I'll be sleeping in my ol' chair tonight and exploring my creepy kitchen.  I do have a bat in the kitchen and a few other little pals to chat with on lonely evenings, as pictured below...










Ah, home sweet home...

Back to BRAN CASTLE

According to Smithsonian.com:
"Bran Castle, a 12th century fortress perched atop a hill in central Romania, is for sale. The castle is popular tourist destination—thanks to its most famous (but fictional) resident, Count Dracula. The current owners, however, are getting older, the Telegraph reports, and hope to hand over the reins to a Dracula- and history-loving visionary who can breathe new life into the place..."

Read the rest of the short article here:

Enjoy a high-flying SkyCam video of the Bran Castle exterior...



Now check out a treasure trove of historical info, pics & video tours of Bran Castle.
Available on the BRAN CASTLE Official Website!



Sit back and sink in to this beautiful music from
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's film DRACULA...


One of my all-time favorite pieces of film music! 
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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

Well, here's a unique book for the bibliophile who has everything.  Hitler's very own copy of his Mein Kampf (My Struggle; original title "Four and a Half Years of Struggle against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice") dictated to his right-hand man Rudolf Hess, while the future Fuhrer was in prison in 1923-1924 at Landsberg Prison, serving a 5 year sentence for high treason regarding his ramrodding the famous Beer Hall Putsch.  (But don't worry about poor Adolf, he never served anything close to 5 years, and was pardoned on December 24th, 1924 after serving only 9 months.) 
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Landsberg Prison

According to the WorldHistoryProject.org:
"Although it is thought of as having been 'written' by Hitler, Mein Kampf is not a book in the usual sense.  Hitler never actually sat down and pecked at a typewriter or wrote longhand, but instead dictated it to Rudolph Hess while pacing around his prison cell in 1923-24 and later at an inn at Berchtesgaden.  Reading Mein Kampf is like listening to Hitler speak at length about his youth, early days in the Nazi Party, future plans for Germany, and ideas on politics and race..."

Read the rest of this fascinating article here:

Back to Hitler's personal copy of Mein Kampf...

EW.com reports:
"Adolf Hitler’s copy of Mein Kampf, the autobiography and Nazi manifesto the German dictator began writing in prison in 1923, is being made available for purchase for the first time since it was taken by U.S. soldiers at the end of World War II. The book will be auctioned off along with hundreds of other World War II artifacts by Alexander Historical Auctions, located in Maryland, on March 17 and 18.

"A 70-year copyright of Mein Kampf held by the state of Bavaria expired at the beginning of 2016, meaning that the book can now be published in various countries in which it was banned for the past seven decades, such as Germany. While Mein Kampf was never banned in the United States, this will be the first time its original copy is being made available for interested buyers — it’s been held by the daughter of one of the soldiers who originally found the volume in Hitler’s apartment in 1945.

"The auction house will also be selling other personal items once owned by Hitler, including signed documents, photographs, dinnerware, and books from his library."

So...better head on up to Maryland and place your bid on March 17th and 18th for this amazing piece of history.  I'd buy it if I had the cash! :D

Next up...
Nazis Hate Modern Art!
Degenerate Art Exhibit 1937
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Hitler was a very frustrated artist from his youth.  After his beloved mother died, he moved to Vienna, where he hoped to be accepted into the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.  He was not successful and was devastated by the rejection of his two attempts.  Imagine what a difference it would have made in the world if Hitler had been accepted to the Academy and was supported in pursuing a career as an artist instead of an enraged mass murderer––he was already walking the edge of an emotional razor blade.

According to the WorldHistoryProject.org:
"Hitler's friend from his hometown of Linz, August Kubizek, also came to Vienna and they roomed together. In Vienna, Hitler continued the same lazy lifestyle he had enjoyed in Linz after dropping out of school. Kubizek described Hitler as a night owl who slept till noon, would go out for walks taking in all the sights, then stay up late discussing his ideas on everything from social reform to city planning. Hitler made no effort to get a regular job, considering himself far above that. He dressed like an artist and at night dressed like a young gentleman of leisure and often attended the opera.

"Kubizek also recalled Hitler displayed an increasingly unstable personality with a terrible temper. At times he was quite reasonable but he was always prone to sudden outbursts of rage especially when he was corrected on anything. He had no real interest in women, preferring to keep away from them and even smugly rebuffed those who showed any interest in him. He strictly adhered to his Catholic upbringing regarding sex, believing men and women should remain celibate until marriage.

"Hitler was also prone to sudden bursts of inspiration and had many interesting ideas but never finished anything he started. Whether composing his own opera or redesigning the city of Vienna, he would start with much enthusiasm and work hard, only to eventually lose interest."

Read the rest of this enlightening article here:


As it stands...
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Hitler's paintings (mostly watercolor) were always very conservative, architecture based, and generally considered bland and uninspired.  His personal taste as a painter also extended to his reign as Fuhrer––he despised modern art and considered it entartete (degenerate).  In 1937 he launched a major campaign, with aid of propaganda minister Joseph Goebbles, to put what he considered unacceptable art on a public gallery tour titled Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art).  Hitler wanted to literally show the world what was NOT appropriate artwork for his new Reich––especially art that portrayed WWI in a negative light.  One artist he particularly despised was OTTO DIX, who had done countless paintings and sketches depicting the horrors he had experienced first hand in WWI.  


TheGuardian.com reports:
"In 1924 the German artist and war veteran Otto Dix looked back at the first world war on its 10th anniversary, just as we are doing on its 100th. What did he see? Today there is a fashion, in Britain, to celebrate the heroism of our grandfathers and their hard-won victory of 1914-1918. It's as if the clock is being turned back and the propaganda of the war believed all over again. Even the German war guilt clause written by the victors into the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 has been turned into "fact" – after all, who wants to trawl through the complex causes of this conflict and face the depressing truth that it ultimately happened because no one in July 1914 understood how destructive a modern industrial war could be?"
Read the rest of this article here:

Enjoy some of Otto Dix's Amazing art and get degenerate!
ENTARTETE KUNST!

***Also check the OTTO DIX page on ARTSY!
https://www.artsy.net/artist/otto-dix

 



Learn more about ENTARTETE KUNST @ Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degenerate_art
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Ja wohl, mein Fuhrer!
Art Is Bad! 


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