The 13th Floor

Films 

The Unironic Virtues of MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE

In 1966, a fertilizer salesman named Harold P. Warren sat down in a coffee shop in El Paso, TX to have a warm and friendly klatch with a screenwriter friend named Stirling Silliphant. Warren, a sometimes actor who worked a lot in local theatrical productions, had met Silliphant while working as an extra on the […]

Music 

Talkin’ Tracks: MANOS – THE HANDS OF FATE

‘Manos! God of primal darkness! As thou has decreed so have I done. The hands of fate have doomed this man. Thy will is done’. As hard as I try I still can’t remember the first time I heard the words MANOS – THE HANDS OF FATE. It could have been the episode ‘Ten Sessions’ of […]