OCT16 – 2017

FOUND FOOTAGE 3D: IT’S META COMEDY HORROR TIME, PEOPLE! In an effort to try and stay at the cutting edge here at 31 HATH, I watched a movie that’s just come out. It’s a little ditty called FOUND FOOTAGE 3D, and it’s a… well, a found footage movie that’s… shot in 3D. It’s about a […]

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OCT15 – 2017

INVASION OF THE POD (CAST) PEOPLE, PT. 2 In continuing my quest to “get hip with the times” and be all “cool, man”, I have casting about for more horror/horror-ish podcasts worth spending valuable ear space on. Since I am a newbie, for those of you who are old hands at this stuff, this might […]

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OCT14 – 2017

CREEPIFIED SHORT ANIMATED FILMS, AHOY! There’s just something so RIGHT about using animation to horrify, don’t you think? WHO’S HUNGRY David Ochs WAITING Emylyn Boyle FRANCIS Richard Hickey GHOST SQUAD Kieran Sugrue BUMP CLASSIQUE Ben Wheele BANJO GYRO! Grady Sain THE TALE OF HOW Jannes Hendrikz, Ree Treweek and Markus Smit TWELVE DAYS OF BLACK […]

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OCT13 – 2017

YOU SHALL NEVER KNOW SECURITY, J.R. HAMANTASCHEN I want to personally thank Jonathan Raab for a post he wrote about the awesomeness of J.R. Hamantaschen’s first short story collection, YOU SHALL NEVER KNOW SECURITY, on Facebook. I decided to jump in without knowing anything about JRH, and after devouring the entire book, my mind is […]

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OCT12 – 2017

KNIFEPOINT HORROR PODCAST: A FEAST OF FIRST PERSON FRIGHTS! Let me be frank, ladies and gentlemen. The podcast KNIFEPOINT HORROR, written and mostly voiced by a chap named Soren Narnia is one of the best horror ANYTHINGS I’ve ever run across, much less horror podcasts. I had never even heard of the show until a […]

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OCT11 – 2017

THE OUTER DARK SYMPOSIUM ON THE GREATER WEIRD On the weekend of March 25th, 2017, I flew down to Atlanta and attended my first-ever literary convention-ish event, THE OUTER DARK SYMPOSIUM ON THE GREATER WEIRD, put on by the mad geniuses behind THE OUTER DARK PODCAST, Scott Nicolay and Anya Martin. Needless to say, it […]

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OCT10 – 2017

CHANNEL ZERO: CANDLE COVE Before we delve into the first season of the SyFy horror series, CHANNEL ZERO, I want to get something off my chest. Namely, I need to come clean about AMERICAN HORROR STORY, the FX series. What do I hate about AMERICAN HORROR STORY? Well, pretty much EVERYTHING except the theme song […]

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OCT09 – 2017

A FEW GREAT SHORT HORROR FILMS WATCHABLE FOR FREE ONLINE BONIATO Directed by Eric Mainade and Andres Meza-Valdes   THE ALPHABET Directed by David Lynch   OFF SEASON Directed by Jonathan Van Tulleken   SKULD (Guilt) Directed by Heiðrik á Heygum *** —BL      

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OCT08 – 2017

TWO FAVORITE DEBUT COLLECTIONS I read a lot of amazing short fiction in the past year, and continue to be amazed by how much good stuff is out there right now. If you like being creeped out, it’s a new golden age… I’ll be talking specifically about a few other collections and anthologies later in […]

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OCT07 – 2017

INVASION OF THE POD(CAST) PEOPLE, Part 1 Podcasts are something I missed the boat on for many years for two main reasons: 1) I’m not hip, and; 2) If I sit down for more than a few minutes, with headphones on trying to listen to something, I fall asleep. It wasn’t until the conjunction of […]

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