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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News Round-up Week Ending 14 July 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Secrets of the Weird by Chad Stroup, available now from Grey Matter Press Featuring a variety of the taboos of today’s society, such as drag queens, neo-nazis, prostitutes, cannibals and more besides, Secrets of the Weird is …

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Book Review: Black Static, Issue 58

“There is more than enough contained within this particular issue—and, indeed, the magazine as an ongoing enterprise—to satisfy any who seek well-written, literary works of a dark bent.” Halfway through the year and it’s time for another review of Black Static, that purveyor of dark, literary fiction, insightful columns, and reviews/interviews. In this issue there …

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Look Out For … Final Girls by Riley Sager

Look Out For … Final Girls by Riley Sager “Once the credits start to roll and we leave the final girl bloodied, bruised but alive, what happens next?” Each girl survived an unthinkable horror. Now someone wants them dead… They were the victims of separate tragedies. Three strangers bound by similar traumas grouped together by …

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[Preview] SU 002: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Our latest episode of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing unboxes and analyses Rosemary’s Baby. You can get full access to the three-hour plus episodoe for $3 on Patreon, but perhaps you’re on the edge, here’s a forty-minute preview to give you a taster. Get access to the full episode on Patreon …

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