This Is Horror Podcast Episode 016: Wayne Simmons Interview

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this podcast we interview Wayne Simmons, the author of Plastic Jesus and a plethora of zombie novels. Wayne talks about writing, zombies, tattoos and much more. Topics [00:49] Wayne Simmons’ start in fiction writing [04:20] The influence of and friendship with David Moody [07:30] The filmic …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 April

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The James Herbert Award For Horror Pan Macmillan have launched their own tribute one of the great masters of horror fiction, James Herbert, by announcing that 2014 will see the award of the inaugural James Herbert Award For Horror. The award is a fitting tribute for Herbert, in the year that sees the 40th anniversary …

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Kate O’Mara R.I.P. (1939-2014)

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Just over a week ago, we lost one of Hammer Films’ most alluring beauties – Kate O’Mara. Although she only appeared in two Hammer productions, The Vampire Lovers and The Horror of Frankenstein, she made quite an impact through a long and varied stage, television and film career. Her natural beauty, especially evident in The …

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Film Review: The Machine (2014)

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“Slick as it is, the storyline is a somewhat puzzling combination of fresh elements mixed with distinctly run-of-the mill ones!” Despite receiving very little fanfare, director Caradog W. James’ The Machine is a British sci-fi thriller presented with a substantial amount of spit and polish. There’s the occasionally ropey CGI shot, but then don’t most …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 April 2014

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: Sequels and Remakes: Night of the Living Dead Sequels The Resurgence of Horror Vinyl 10 of the Most Memorable Horror-Inspired Professional Wrestlers The Fall of the Horror Survival …

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News Round-up Week Ending April 4

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Flying Pussy If you cast your mind back to the storms in the winter you may remember the BBC reporting the bizarre weather in Surrey in which cats were literally lifted off the ground in a mini-tornado. How could that not inspire a film? Catfurnado is Fetch Screen Entertainment’s (a new branch of Fetch Publicity) …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Brendan Deneen

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Brendan Deneen is a critically acclaimed graphic novelist and playwright, having scripted/plotted Flash Gordon and Casper the Friendly Ghost, as well as Phoenix (with Jim Krueger) and his original creation Scatterbrain (called “one of the best indies of the year” by Ain’t It Cool News). Deneen’s children’s play, Mortimer the Lazy Bird, was favourably reviewed by The New York Times, which compared the story to …

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Meet The Writer Interview: David Owain Hughes

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David Owain Hughes is a writer of horror fiction who has recently started dabbling in horror journalism. He’s an editor/writer for Blood Magazine and has a few short stories in print. His first novel, Walled In, was release in February, alongside his short story collection, White Walls and Straitjackets. After discovering the novel One Rainy …

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