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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Book Review: The Grip of It by Jac Jemc

“Jemc’s words haunt the reader as much as they haunt the characters in her latest novel, making The Grip of It an unforgettable experience.”   With The Grip of It, author Jac Jemc has created a darkly twisting 21st Century Weird Fiction haunted house novel. Scary, smart, and beautifully written, the only thing missing The …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 September 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Limited edition chapbook from Dim Shores to benefit Joseph S. Pulver Almost everyone in the horror community will likely be aware of a complicated and severe health issue which struck horror writer Joseph S. Pulver recently, …

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TOD 016 The Outer Dark and Stories from the Borderland LIVE from NecronomiCon 2017

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents a program featuring Craig Laurance Gidney, Scott R. Jones, Stephen Graham Jones, Peter Straub and Sonya Taaffe. It was hosted by Scott Nicolay, moderated by Anya Martin and recorded at NecronomiCon 2017 before a live audience. This jam-packed episode also features a NecronomiCon report with Justin Steele and …

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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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TIH 166: Joe R. Lansdale on Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, and Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers

In this podcast Joe R. Lansdale talks about Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers, and much more. About Joe R. Lansdale Champion Mojo Storyteller Joe R. Lansdale is the author of over forty novels and numerous short stories. His work has appeared in national anthologies, magazines, and collections, as …

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Searchlight: Zdzisław Beksiński

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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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 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: Horror Was Giving Us Strong Female Characters Long Before Wonder Woman Dee Wallace Looks Back At Her Horror Career A Look Back At The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Tobe …

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Book Review: Those Who Follow By Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason

“For those readers looking to be thrilled, compelled to turn page after page and to have their stomachs turned inside out by horror in the very truest sense of the word, Those Who Follow may be exactly what they are looking for.”     Those Who Follow is a rip-roaring thrill ride of a horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 September 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Debut short story collection by Mark W. Curran, The Witches of Wildwood, out now The debut collection from horror author Mark W. Curran features stories about witches, werewolves, swamp creatures and more besides. Aimed at a young …

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Look Out For … I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Look Out For … I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist “Equal parts heartbreaking and horrifying.” Molly wakes her mother to go to the toilet. The campsite is strangely blank. The toilet block has gone. Everything else has gone too. This is a place with no sun. No god. Just four families remain. Each …

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