The Cutting Room: Ash vs Evil Dead

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Ash vs Evil Dead Everybody’s favourite chainsaw-handed, convenience store deadbeat is back to face off once again versus the nefarious Evil Dead. We say “Groovy!” Why we’re looking forward to this: You have to ask? Just kidding. The first two Evil Dead films are masterpieces of modern horror, and the third one was pretty good …

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Film Review: Doc of the Dead (2014)

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What self-appointed horror fan doesn’t love a good horror documentary? We’ve been spoilt over recent years with the likes of Crystal Lake Memories and Never Sleep Again covering the adventures of Jason and Freddy, and film fans do love to find out little stories and bits of information from behind the screen. There have even …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Ricardo Bare

Ricardo Bare is a writer and game designer living near Austin, Texas. Currently he works as a game designer for Arkane Studios which released Dishonored in 2012. Ricardo started his career in the games industry working on the Deus Ex series, winner of a BAFTA and numerous other Game of the Year awards. Ricardo is …

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Look Out For… The Bones Of You by Gary McMahon and Tortured Souls by Clive Barker

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Look Out For… The Bones Of You by Gary McMahon “A new release by Gary McMahon is always cause for celebration.” Adam Morris moves into a cheap rental property in the suburbs. He’s divorced and now only sees his daughter, Jessica, every other weekend. He’s a broken man trying to start a new life. When …

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TIH 031: Richard Thomas on Writing Disintegration, Short Stories and Narrative Voice

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thisishorror/TIH031.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about writing his forthcoming novel Disintegration, crafting short stories, narrative voice and his short story ‘Asking For Forgiveness’.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi),Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications), and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 February 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: MIND MELD: Name Your Favorite Apocalypse or Dystopia! Tales from the Video Store: The [R]ite of Passage The Wonderfully Horrific World of Female Horror Writers 17 Moments of Movie Terror in the …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Iain Rob Wright

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Iain Rob Wright is one of the UK’s most successful horror and suspense writers, with novels including the critically acclaimed The Final Winter, the disturbing bestseller ASBO and the wicked screamfest The Housemates. What first attracted you to horror writing? I grew up first afraid of horror movies, but then loving them. I love stories about people …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Paul Tremblay

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  Paul Tremblay is the author of five novels including The Little Sleep and A Head Full of Ghosts and of two short story collections. He is the co-editor of four anthologies, and his essays and short fiction have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Weird Tales, and numerous Year’s Best anthologies. What first attracted …

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News Round-up Week Ending 13 February

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The Bones of You DarkFuse publications have announced the paperback and eBook release of Gary McMahon’s haunted house horror, The Bones of You. The novel was originally only available in a limited edition hardback copy, when initially released by Earthling Productions. The Bones of You, tells the story of father, Adam Morris, who after moving …

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The Cutting Room: Tales From The Darkside

Tales From The Darkside Back from the dead, one of the most famous and best loved anthology series of all time is being resurrected by the CW Network. Expect horror, science fiction and fantasy in hour long easily digestible morsels. Why we’re looking forward to this: We’re great fans of anthologies here at This Is …

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Book Review: Within The Wind, Beneath The Snow by Ray Cluley

“Cluley’s prose is as stark as his setting, his haunting imagery sparkling like sunlight on ice.” The debut volume from Spectral Press’s new Theatrum Mundi imprint is an atmospheric piece of dark fiction from Ray Cluley. Within The Wind, Beneath The Snow tells the story of Gjerta Jørgensen, first female member of the  Slædepatruljen Sirius …

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Terror Tots: Whisper

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Everyone and their dog can easily tell you the name of the most demonic child to ever grace screens. Yes, you got it – I’m talking about The Omen series’ Damien Thorn. A very similar child that you probably haven’t come across, however, goes by the name of David… and you can find his particular …

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