Book Review: The Anatomy of Monsters: Volume I, edited by Robert Tuen and Donelle Pardee Whiting

“…the anthology is a striking and strong one, with some real gems within; far more than most anthologies can boast.”   A new horror anthology is always a gamble, especially when there seem to be dozens being published every month. Do the editors go with a theme or simply on the strength of the stories? …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 August 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New collection by Nadia Bulkin and divination-themed anthology coming soon from Word Horde Fans of weird fiction will be delighted to know that one of its strongest recent voices, Nadia Bulkin, will be releaseing the collection, She …

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Look Out For … Slayer: Repentless by Jon Schnepp

Look Out For … Slayer: Repentless by Jon Schnepp “ This fusion of  dark and violent themes promises to be something a bit special.” The ultimate thrash juggernaut, Slayer has dominated stages and destroyed audiences for over thirty years, with their latest album, Repentless, showing no signs of slowing down or showing mercy. Based on the …

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Something Weird is Heading Back to Providence: An Exclusive Preview of NecronomiCon 2017, Part II

NecronomiCon 2017 will be descending August 17-20 on Providence, RI in the United States. The biannual convention began as a celebration of H.P. Lovecraft but now has expanded its programming to cover the broad tapestry of Weird Fiction from classic authors to the contemporary Weird Renaissance. As such, it’s evolved into closest thing to a …

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TIH 162: Benjamin Percy on The Dark Net, Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction, and Comic Book Writing

In this podcast Benjamin Percy talks about his new novel The Dark Net, his non-fiction book Thrill Me, writing comic books, and much more. About Benjamin Percy Benjamin Percy is the author of four novels, the most recent among them The Dark Net (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017). He is also the author of The Dead Lands …

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Searchlight: The Art of Vampirella

The Art of Vampirella - The Warren Years

Ever since her debut in 1969, Vampirella has captured the imaginations of millions world-wide. My earliest comic books are reading those Warren Publishing comics, along with their other publications, Creepy and Eerie. When you’re a nine-year-old horror fan, it’s easy to convince your parents to buy comic books. Little did they know Vampirella was much …

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Book Review: Now That We’re Alone by Nicholas Day

“Nicholas Day isn’t restrained by any genre in particular and wields them all as an arsenal to create stories that go beyond boundaries.”   Nicholas day comes out with genre guns blazing in his first collection, Now That We’re Alone, published by Bizarro Pulp Press, an imprint of JournalStone. The cover is artwork by Jim …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 Aug 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: Every Freddy Krueger Kill In 60 Seconds Flat Maniac: A Look Back Script To Pieces: The Killer Tomato Remake Why Life Felt More Like An Alien Prequel Than Alien …

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Book Review: Sip by Brian Allen Carr

“Carr does an excellent job of threading the separate narratives together to create a compelling and exciting story with a cast of wonderfully entertaining characters.” He won the inaugural Texas Observer Story Prize (judged by Larry McMurtry) in 2011 with his short story, “The First Henley”, and also the Wonderland Book Award for Best Novel …

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Book Review: Ornithology by Nicholas Royle

“These stories are compelling, artful, and hypnotic; they are stories which tread the line between the literary and genre with absolute ease, mixing in the surreal, the ambiguous.”   Nicholas Royle is a name which has long been associated with genre writing, having been published in various horror anthologies such as The End of the …

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Something Weird is Heading Back to Providence: An Exclusive Preview of NecronomiCon 2017, Part I

NecronomiCon 2017 will be descending August 17-20 on Providence, RI in the United States. The biannual convention began as a celebration of H.P. Lovecraft but now has expanded its programming to cover the broad tapestry of Weird Fiction from classic authors to the contemporary Weird Renaissance. As such, it’s evolved into closest thing to a …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 August 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … The Horror Channel Frightfest announces short film selection With the festival now just around the corner, The Horror Channel Frightfest have announced a collosal line-up of twenty-six short films which will be shown at this year’s …

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