The Record Player Skips When I Drink With the Dead by John C. Foster

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John C. Foster was born in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. A writer of thrillers and dark fiction, Foster lives in New York City with his lady, Linda, and their dog, Coraline. Dead Men is his first novel and will be available from …

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News Round-up Week Ending 31 July

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New Ash vs. Evil Dead Photo Released A brand new photo of a chainsaw wielding Bruce Campbell from Starz upcoming Ash vs. Evil Dead series has been released. The first season is set to consist of ten half-hour episodes, executive produced by the original filmmakers of the franchise Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell. Synopsis: …

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The Cutting Room – Body

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An idyllic Christmas holiday turns deadly when best friends Holly, Cali and Mel break into a local mansion they believe to be unoccupied. They quickly realize that they’re not alone in the house, however, and in a moment of panic become embroiled in a grisly murder. The three girls self-destruct as they try and figure …

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TIH 052: Bob Pastorella on Rejected Stories, Disturbing Content and Story Planning

In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about rejected stories, disturbing content, planning and much more.  About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has been featured in The Booked. Anthology, Warmed & Bound: A Velvet Anthology, and In Search of A City: Los Angeles In 1000 Words. A staff …

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Competition: Win The Town That Dreaded Sundown DVD

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To celebrate the upcoming UK DVD release of The Town That Dreaded Sundown, we’ve got a couple of copies to give away to some lucky winners! To be in with a chance of winning one of the DVDs, just answer this question: Who directed the 1976 version of The Town That Dreaded Sundown? Send an …

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Disintegration: The Path to Release by Richard Thomas

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It was a long time coming, this book – six years in the making. How did it all happen? It wasn’t easy, but here’s how it all went down. Originally I knew I wanted to follow up my first book, Transubstantiate, with a simple narrative – one POV, mostly linear, something dark that was based …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 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: 5 Things All Horror Fans Should Stop Saying Rubber Underdogs from the 80s: When Hollywood practiced Safe FX Academia vs. Imagination: The Problem of Intellectualism in the Works of Stephen King Motherhood …

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Horror Comics Roundup: July 2015

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Alan Moore: One of the most influential comic book writers of any generation. Writer of Watchmen, Batman: The Killing Joke, The Saga of Swamp Thing, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, and many, many more epic comic series and graphic novels. The creator of John Constantine, that Hellblazing cat conjuring dirty deeds done dirt …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 July

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British Fantasy Award nominees announced The nominees for the 2015 British Fantasy Awards have been announced. The shortlists have been whittled down by the juries with some fantastic books and authors amongst them. Special congratulations go to Rich Hawkins and Laura Mauro for their maiden nominations along with Ray Cluley for his nomination for Water …

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The Cutting Room: The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)

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Bully prison warden Bill Boss (Dieter Laser), leading a big state prison in the US of A, has a lot of problems; his prison statistically has the highest amount of prison riots, medical costs and staff turnover in the country. But foremost he is unable to get the respect he thinks he deserves from his …

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Look Out For… Do You Like To Look At Monsters? by Scott Nicolay and Let Me Tell You by Shirley Jackson

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Look Out For… Do You Like To Look At Monsters? by Scott Nicolay “Nicolay’s stories build an atmosphere both of menace and ambiguity.” The World Fantasy Award-nominated story by Scott Nicolay, previously only available as a limited-edition chapbook, Do You Like to Look at Monsters? showcases one of the most exciting and unusual new voices …

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TIH 051: By Invisible Hands Written and Narrated by Simon Strantzas

In this podcast Simon Strantzas reads his short story ‘By Invisible Hands’. About Simon Strantzas Simon Strantzas is the author of Burnt Black Suns (Hippocampus Press, 2014), Nightingale Songs (Dark Regions Press, 2011), Cold to the Touch (Tartarus Press, 2009), and Beneath the Surface (Humdrumming, 2008), as well as the editor of Aickman’s Heirs (Undertow Publications, 2015), Shadows …

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