TIH 043: John Joseph Adams on Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Anthologies and Diversity

In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about putting together anthologies, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, ensuring diversity within anthologies and much more. About John Joseph Adams John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as many other anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Apocalypse Triptych. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 May 2015

It Follows

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: Is ‘It Follows’ Paving the Way to a New Era for Indie Genre Films? Eaten Alive: The Bizarre True Story Behind Tobe Hooper’s Alligator Horror Movie 10 Crazy …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 May

The Outsiders

Shirley Jackson nominees announced The nominees for 2014 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced. The best novel category sees Alison Littlewood duke it out with Jeff Vandermeer and Josh Malerman whereas in the edited anthology category, Spectral Press’ The Spectral Book of Horror Stories gets a nod. British authors Steve Volk and V.H. Leslie also pick up nominations. …

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Film Review: The Asylum (2014)

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“Ultimately a crowded and unoriginal disappointment.” This movie was originally announced in 2011 as Backmask, was retitled as the intriguingly monikered Exeter and has now appeared (from StudioCanal releasing) under the far less interesting title of The Asylum. In online adverts it’s described as “taboo-breaking” and “terrifying”, and it comes with a certain lustre as …

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Terror Tots: The Children (2008)

On this particular entry of Terror Tots, we’re taking hold of the title of a film we’ve already delved into (1980’s The Children), and giving it a jump through time to 2008. No – it isn’t a remake, but it is another ‘parents vs. kids’ jamboree… in Tom Shankland’s 2008 British shocker, The Children. It’s …

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Look Out For… The Familiar Volume 1 by Mark Z. Danielewski and If You Could See Me Now by Peter Straub

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Look Out For… The Familiar Volume 1 by Mark Z. Danielewski “You’re unlikely to have ever read anything quite like this.” From the author of the international best-seller House of Leaves and National Book Award–nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental new novel as dazzling as it is riveting. The Familiar (Volume 1) ranges from Mexico to …

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TIH 042: John Joseph Adams on The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, Podcasts and Free Fiction

In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, Podcasts, Free Fiction, Kickstarter and much more. About John Joseph Adams John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as many other anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Apocalypse Triptych. He …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 May 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 Six Horror Games to Help You Mourn Silent Hills Nightmare Anniversary: 10 Years of “THE DEVIL’S REJECTS” and its Southern Fried Soundtrack Face-Off: Scream 3 Vs Scream 4 Adding Horror to Literary …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 May

Black Static 46

Black Static #46 TTA Press have released the cover and contents of the latest issue of Black Static. The fantastic cover art has been created by Ben Baldwin whereas fiction from Ralph Robert Moore, Damien Angelica Walters and Gary McMahon among others, join regular features from Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker. Subscribe to Black …

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The Cutting Room: The Visit

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The Visit A brother and sister are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a week-long trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple are involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day. Why we’re looking forward to this: The Visit is written …

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Tattered Tomes: Tear My Soul Apart – Clive Barker’s The Hellbound Heart, Revisted

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In 1989, I managed to find a rare paperback of Night Visions: The Hellbound Heart (originally published as Night Visions III: Dark Harvest), edited by George R.R. Martin. Having discovered Ramsey Campbell a few years prior, I was hunting collections of his short stories and hit the jackpot with this paperback. The collection featured Campbell, …

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Look Out For… What Gets Left Behind by Mark West and Finding Poe by Leigh M. Lane

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Look Out For… What Gets Left Behind by Mark West “The core of this story is as much emotional as horrific, but don’t be fooled: when the horror does come it is brutally effective.”  In 1981, Gaffney was terrorised by the Rainy Day Abductor. Local girls went missing. And two boys made a terrifying discovery. …

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