Book Review: Black Static, Issue 57

“A particularly impressive volume of the ongoing magazine and a strong indication as to why any serious reader of literary horror and dark fiction absolutely needs to take out a subscription with the publishers.” Time seems to flow far too fast these days. Nearly a quarter of the year is gone already, and here we …

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Look Out For … Creepshow by Stephen King and Bernie Wrightson.

Look Out For … Creepshow by Stephen King and Bernie Wrightson. “Wrightson’s artwork is excellent, gruesome, and brings King’s stories to life on the page as we’ve never seen before.” Stephen King and Bernie Wrightson. Two names that are like a horror Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. When King’s Creepshow came out in 1982, the comic …

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TIH 142: Alasdair Stuart on Pseudopod, Comics, and Audio Stories

In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about Pseudopod, audio stories, comics, and much more. About Alasdair Stuart Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host of PseudoPod and co-host of Escape Pod. His work has appeared in the Guardian, How It Works, the Fortean Times, Sci Fi Now, and Neo. Show …

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Book Review: Entropy in Bloom: Stories by Jeremy Robert Johnson

“With Entropy in Bloom, Jeremy Robert Johnson continues to deliver the very best in short fiction. He seems to have the complete writer’s toolkit; original ideas, compellingly realistic characters, wonderfully vivid language.”   When an author receives the praise of Ketchum, Skipp and Palahniuk, that is usually a sure-fire sign that this is one to …

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Book Review: Exorcist Falls by Jonathan Janz

“For fans of supernatural horror and those looking for a different spin on the classic exorcism tale, Exorcist Falls is certainly worth picking up.”   It’s not often that a new novel comes packaged with a prequel novella, providing a compelling backdrop to the story, but that’s exactly what has happened with Exorcist Falls. In …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 April 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: John Squires is still longing for Rob Zombie’s Werewolf Women of the SS, ten years on Bump in the Night has a retrospective on the non-Barker Hellraiser films The …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 April 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New speculative story collection from Kenneth W. Cain available now In a new release from Crystal Lake Publishing, Embers by Kenneth W. Cain (The Old Tales, Fresh Cut Tales) is a collection of twenty-five short stories focussing on …

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Book Review: The Endless Fall by Jeffrey Thomas

“A powerhouse collection of weird fiction, with stories ranging from the subtle to the outrageous, with an attention to detail and fully realized characters we can’t stop reading about.”   Perhaps best known as the writer of the Punktown series of novels and stories, Jeffrey Thomas is fast becoming known as master of the weird. …

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Look Out For … Entropy in Bloom by Jeremy Robert Johnson

Look Out For … Entropy in Bloom by Jeremy Robert Johnson “Jeremy Robert Johnson is the poster child for bizarro fiction, an established writer that consistently delivers the goods.” Collected for the first time in hardback, the incomparable Jeremy Robert Johnson unleashes his style of weird and bizarre fiction to the masses with a stellar …

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TIH 141: Betty Rocksteady on Weird Fiction, Research, and Outlining

In this podcast Betty Rocksteady talks about weird fiction, research, outlining, and much more. About Betty Rocksteady Betty Rocksteady is your everyday Canadian weirdo with a leaning towards the macabre and grotesque. Besides writing violent and sexual and just plain weird fiction, she does black and white horror illustration. Her debut novella, Arachnophile, was part of Eraserhead …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: April 2017 – Haunted

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. My grandma …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 April 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:   Eight ways to survive if you find yourself caught in a horror movie Nine horror franchises that should be brought back as TV shows Horror classics that never …

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