5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 July 2015

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: How Horror Games Give Us the Fright We’re Looking For Cannibalism and Other Nightmarish Things: Sleeping Beauty Looking Back at M Night Shyamalan’s The Happening The Essential Guide to Streaming Stephen King …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 July

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FrightFest line-up announced The line-up for this year’s Film4 FrightFest has been announced. The festival has unleashed a massive array of films for the viewing pleasure of its rabid audience. The festival covers horror in all forms from foreign language films to remastered classics and the festival always pays homage to its British heritage with …

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Book Review: Finders Keepers by Stephen King

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“He not only hits a home run with this but knocks it clean out of the park.” There’s a good chance if you’re one of the many millions of Stephen King fans around the world that you feel a form of literary addiction, in that you absolutely cannot get enough from Maine’s Master of the …

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The Cutting Room: Creeper

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Heather and her friends have some devilish fun on the social website, ConnectMeNet. However, their amusement has come at the expense of a lonely and medicated half-wit, Jerry Tobin. After goading him into humiliating himself on camera in various cruel acts of depravity, they post the clips online for the world to see in a …

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Look Out For… Point Hollow by Rio Youers and The Dulwich Horror & Others by David Hambling

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Look Out For… Point Hollow by Rio Youers “Youers’s stories are always immaculately constructed, written with a sure sense of both character and setting.” Point Hollow, NY. A town with secrets. To the tourists that visit each summer, it is quintessential America. They stroll through its picturesque streets and hike its stunning trails. No one …

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Film Review: It Follows (2014)

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“Does it deserve all of the praise lavished on it? The simple answer is both yes and no.” After an apparently innocent sexual encounter turns into something altogether more sinister, a young woman named Jay finds that she is being stalked by a relentless being that can assume the form of anyone, and that will …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 June 2015

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: How Jaws Took a Bite Out of America Revisiting Firestarter by Richard Chizmar Constructive Storytelling: Why Horror is Good For You, Part Two The Fly: A Retrospective by David Moody The 12 …

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Book Review: ClownFellas by Carlton Mellick III

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“If Martin Scorsese and Ronald McDonald had a baby, this would be it. A must read whether you are a fan of bizarro or not.” Welcome to Little Bigtop, the notorious clown neighbourhood of New York, where clowns outnumber humans, or vanillas, ten to one. What was once a major tourist attraction is now a …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 June

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Hannibal Cancelled Bad news for “Fannibals” and horror connoisseurs everywhere, NBC has this week pulled the plug on Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal. The third series, which is currently airing to rave reviews but minimal audiences, will be the last that the network produces. However, fear not, the internet is rife with speculation that one of the …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Matt Micheli

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Matt Micheli is a writer from Austin, TX, Wild Card Winner of the 2012 Halloween Book Festival. He has several fiction and non-fiction pieces featured in various literary magazines and is a multi-contributor to ManArchy Magazine, Revolt Daily, and Paragraph Line. He is a loving husband and father by night. What first attracted you to …

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Tattered Tomes: And the Circus Comes to Town – Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes

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My relationship with Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes began with another book. Already familiar with Bradbury’s work after reading The Martian Chronicles and a few of his many collections of short stories, it was reading Stephen King’s Danse Macabre that led me back to the writer that started it all for me. The …

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Look Out For… Devil’s Breath by Greg F. Gifune and Sisters Of The Revolution

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Look Out For… Devil’s Breath by Greg F. Gifune “Combines a fast-paced, high-stakes plot with a graceful and even darkly poetic style.” In a dying coastal town near Cape Cod, Stanley Falk lives a quiet and unassuming life as a dishwasher. A shell of what and who he once was, Stanley is a man with …

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