Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week. So, without further ado:
- The Ominous Ordinary: Horror Writers Finding Scares in the Everyday
- The Themes of John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy
- Where Do We Find Lovecraftian Horror?
- Horror Drive-In: Retro Drive-In Snowstorm
- Keith Stuart On: Horror, Madness, and Control
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Fantastic article from The Guardian, which looks at the way horror writers are creating great work from the mundane, drawing its examples from a recent issue of TTA’s Black Static.
This article over at Den of Geek explores the constant themes running through John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy (The Thing, Prince of Darkness, In the Mouth of Madness).
Microphones of Madness asks that very important question: where do we find Lovecraftian horror? The answer, of course, is everywhere. EVERYWHERE!!!
Mark Sieber’s Horror Drive-In over at Cemetery Dance Online looks at how the times they are a-changin’ for horror fans and the way we watch our movies.
In this article for Eurogamer, Keith Stuart explains how developers are utilising the loss of control as a fear mechanic in videogames.
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