OCT30 – 2017

STRANGER THINGS: AN APPRECIATION By Shannon Watkins (Warning: light spoilers.) By now your coworkers, cousins, best friend, and carpool buddies have all talked your ear off about the Duffer Brothers’ Netflix series “Stranger Things,” assuming you haven’t already done likewise to them. “It’s like Stephen King wrote it!” they babble. “It’s sorta like John Carpenter […]

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OCT26 – 2017

MICHAEL WEHUNT JUST WROTE HIS FIRST NOVEL AND I PESTERED HIM ABOUT IT! Michael Wehunt‘s first collection, GREENER PASTURES, is as strong a debut as any I can think of. It’s full of great stories with lots of creativity and thematic depth, and never once forgets to bring the creepy. If you haven’t read it […]

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OCT25 – 2017

CHRISTOPHER SLATSKY IS A FREAKING GENIUS!!! To make a long story short, Christopher Slatsky is just plain one of the best writers of weirdness on earth. If you need more detail, here is a reprint of the review I posted for his first collection on Amazon.com: There has been a lot of game-changing weird fiction […]

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OCT23 – 2017

A POTPOURRI OF CREEPINESS – PART 1 Today’s offering is a short list of unconnected creepy stuff–two BBC television programs from the 1970s, two painters whose work definitely falls into the realm of weird horror, and an audio recording of the awesome Michael Blumlein reading his story “Greedy for Kisses” as part of the 2005 […]

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OCT22 – 2017

AN INTERVIEW WITH GWENDOLYN KISTE AND HER SMILE WILL UNTETHER THE UNIVERSE is the debut short fiction collection of Gwendolyn Kiste, which came out this past spring. It is one of the best collections of the past ten years and is packed with so much creepiness, creativity, and heart that my mind was in constant […]

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OCT21 – 2017

SIX GREAT ONLINE HORROR COMICS! FALSE POSITIVE EMILY CARROLL “THE HOLE THE FOX DID MAKE” ADLER’S WATCH STAND STILL, STAY SILENT THE MIDNIGHT TEA PARTY “THE WITCH’S SCISSORS” RYAN ANDREWS “THE TUNNEL” *** –BL

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OCT20 – 2017

MOVIE REVIEW: THE INTERIOR (2015) Horror is really more of an effect than a true genre. I mean, yes there is a genre named after it, but it’s because those works tend to feature a lot of fear, death, and destruction in a blatant way. Lots of otherwise mainstream or “normal” movies, books, plays, have […]

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