Searchlight: Goblin

Progressive rock band Goblin is known for their soundtrack work, especially for the films of Dario Argento. Suspiria immediately comes to mind, which is really cool because it’s currently available over at Amazon Prime. (Hint, hint … no one knows how long it’ll be available there, so unless you have the DVD or Blu Ray, …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: July 2017 – Under the Skin

  Uncle Jake’s here to hook you up with some of the latest and greatest horror short stories available online right now.  Stories that will challenge, evolve, and redefine what horror is, and what it will become.  These are themed mix-tapes of fear, dread, danger, and gore, lovingly curated just for your reading pleasure. One …

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Book Review: Naming the Bones by Laura Mauro

“Many seasoned writers would sell their souls to pen something as well-crafted, as complete and solid as Naming the Bones.” Though horror fiction in all its guises seems to be currently in a period of gentle and humble ascendancy (as has been mentioned before), much of it still continues to fly under the radar of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 Jul 2017

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: George A Romero Outtakes Capture The Man Haddonfield High: Remembering the Halloween Young Adult Books George A Romero’s Zombie Musical That Never Was Call Of Duty: WWII Zombies Trailer …

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News Round-up Week Ending 21 July 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Frightfest announces world premiere of The Terror of Hallow’s Eve Boasting a retro style to accompany it’s 1980s setting, The Terror of Hallow’s Eve is based on true events and features a young boy with a difficult family …

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TOD 015 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 4: Readings by Mike Allen, Damien Angelica Walters, and Eric Schaller; “The Dark Forward: The Weird and the Word as Resistance” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the fourth and final installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Mike Allen, Damien Angelica Walters, and Eric Schaller, as well as the panel ‘The Dark Forward: The Weird and the Word as Resistance’, moderated by Balogun Ojetade and featuring Selena Chambers, Milton Davis, Scott Nicolay, …

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Look Out For … Nights of the Living Dead edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A Romero

Look Out For … Nights of the Living Dead edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A Romero “It’s with a reflective mood that we’re looking forward to seeing what some of the genres finest writers are bringing to the very start of Romero’s legacy” In 1968 the world experienced a brand new kind of terror …

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Audiobook Review: The Copper Cascade Chronicles by Kneel Downe

“With The Copper Cascade Chronicles, [Downe] has produced an accessible and entertaining entry point for his larger canon. And the highly professional delivery of the drama from experienced narrator Bayley only adds to the quality of the story.” Author Kneel Downe has taken a less conventional route to creating the work referred to as The …

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In Memoriam: George A. Romero, Father of the Zombie Film

Legendary film director George Andrew Romero, more commonly known as George A. Romero, passed away July 16th, 2017, after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 77 years old, and was considered by many as the Father of the Zombie Film. Beginning with directing commercials and a few short films, it wasn’t until his …

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Searchlight: Alien: The Archive

With all the focus on the latest film in the series, Alien: Covenant, it’s probably a good time to revisit the original Alien films. Alien: The Archive—The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies is an excellent resource to get your xenomorph fix on. Covering the first four films, this coffee table art book delivers the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 Jul 2017

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Dead by Daylight Celebrates ‘Halloween’ in August Eight Genius, Overlooked Moments in Classic Horror Movies Why Hellraiser II is a Surrealist Nightmare Director Andy Muschietti Talks R-Rated IT Alien …

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TIH 156: Tony McMillen on Heavy Metal and Horror, Best Failure, and Nefarious Twit

In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about horror and heavy metal, his best failure, Nefarious Twit, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, and the comic book Oblivion Suite. Show notes [02:05] Adrian Shotbolt, via Patreon, asks what the best song that incorporates the augmented fourth …

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