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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 Oct 2017

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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: Rob Zombie’s Halloween – What Worked And What Didn’t Jennifer Tilly Talks Cult Of Chucky Max Landis Talks American Werewolf Remake New Gremlins Poster Loaded With Horror Easter Eggs …

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Halloween Small Press Spotlight

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October. A time of growing darkness. Summer is dying and in its wake the nights begin to lengthen, the breezes begin to chill, and the foliage begins its bright colorful demise before our very eyes. It’s a time for horror, and what a better way to get your fix than opening a good book or …

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Look Out For … Ghosts of Christmas Past by Various Authors

Look Out For … Ghosts of Christmas Past by Various Authors “Curl up with a compendium of chilling Yuletide tales.” A present contains a monstrous secret. An uninvited guest haunts a Christmas party. A shadow slips across the floor by firelight. A festive entertainment ends in darkness and screams. Who knows what haunts the night …

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Searchlight: Disasterpeace

Richard Vreeland is a 31-year-old American composer who most people know as Disasterpeace. If you’re not familiar with the name Disasterpeace, then you may be familiar with the David Robert Mitchell film It Follows (2015). And if you’ve never heard of the film, then I’ve got some explaining to do. It Follows is a social …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 Oct 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: Women in Horror Talk Wes Craven’s New Nightmare     Interview With Gerald’s Game Actors Carla Gugino And Bruce Greenwood  Burger King Hijacks German IT Screening Bruce Campbell’s Favourite Horror Films …

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Look Out For … Purgatory Hotel by Anne-Marie Ormsby

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Look Out For … Purgatory Hotel by Anne-Marie Ormsby “There’s something morbidly appealing about a whodunit set in a rotting hotel.” Dakota Crow has been murdered, her body dumped in a lonely part of the woods, and nobody knows but her and her killer. Stranded in Purgatory, a rotting hotel on the edge of forever, …

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Searchlight: H.R. Giger

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Hans Rudolf ‘Ruedi’ Giger, commonly known as H.R. Giger, certainly doesn’t need an introduction. Considered one of the most influential artists ever, his work has launched millions of nightmares over the past fifty years. Originally studying industrial design, Giger suffered from night-terrors so intense he was compelled to paint them on a canvas. Though he …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 Oct 2017

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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: How the Child’s Play Franchise Went Wrong, and Then Right Again     Appreciating Alice Cooper Five Minutes With Marjorie Kaye 10 Things You May Not Know About Michael Myers There’s …

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Tattered Tomes: Peter Straub’s Shadowland, Revisited

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It was the cover more than anything else. And as much as we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, you have to admit the original paperback cover for Shadowland was grand. As many times as I saw it on the rack at the library, I didn’t get around to reading Shadowland until …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: NecronomiCon 2017 Part 1: The Guests of Honor

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Uncle Jake’s here to hook you up with some of the latest and greatest horror short stories available online right now.  Stories that will challenge, evolve, and redefine what horror is, and what it will become.  These are themed mix-tapes of fear, dread, danger, and gore, lovingly curated just for your reading pleasure. During the …

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Searchlight: Brian Reitzell

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Born in 1965, Brian Reitzell probably isn’t a name most are familiar with. A former member of the punk band Redd Kross, Reitzell shifted his talents over to soundtracks, and hasn’t looked back, apart from the occasional side project. His soundtracks include his work with the Sofia Coppola films The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, …

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Searchlight: The Thing: Terror Takes Shape

John Carpenter’s The Thing is considered a classic film, revered by many as the best horror can offer. The benchmark was set very high, with most CGI companies striving to reach the high standards the film set using only practical special effects. Strangely enough, the film was made on an extremely tight budget, and without …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 Sep 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: More Kids In Horror Films Should Be Nominated For Oscars 10 Stephen King Stories That May Be Too Weird To Adapt For The Screen The Horror Of Stephen King’s …

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Look Out For … The New Annotated Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; Leslie S Klinger

Look Out For … The New Annotated Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; Leslie S Klinger A unique and incisive commentary on one of the great gothic horror novels of all time.” “Remarkably, a nineteen-year-old, writing her first novel, penned a tale that combines tragedy, morality, social commentary, and a thoughtful examination of the very nature of …

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Searchlight: Zdzisław Beksiński

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Born in Poland in 1929, Zdzisław Beksiński is perhaps one of the most renowned surreal artists in the world. Sadly, he was murdered in Warsaw in 2005, robbing the world of this tender man who only wanted to paint his nightmares. Beksiński rarely named his pieces, and never set them up in any order for …

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