The Cutting Room – Cargo

Cargo tells the story of a father who, stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic and infected himself, desperately seeks a new home for his infant child and a means to protect her from his own changing nature. Why we’re looking forward to this: Though the zombie genre has arguably been …

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Troubled Waters: Causeways of Shingle, Sand and Ice in Horror Fiction

Over the last few years I have been increasingly drawn to stories about the water. I imagine this is partly due to the fact I live on the coast, with the sea a constant source of wonder and inspiration. Also in the process of writing my novel, Bodies of Water–out now from Salt Publishing–I spent …

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Can I Play With Madness? A Look at Horror Collectibles.

Can I Play With Madness? A Look at Horror Collectibles. A fan’s love of the horror genre is usually shown via their extensive DVD or VHS collections, their breadth of knowledge—however obscure—or the classic posters that proudly adorn their walls. But there is another way of feeling more connected to the universes depicted on screen, …

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Book Review: Tribulations by Richard Thomas

“ Tribulations is a must-read collection of brilliantly sculpted emotion and passion that will leave you exhausted yet unable to close your eyes.” Instinctually, we associate the word horror with crimson blood, high-pitched screams, guts and gore, monsters, but that’s only because that’s what we’ve been fed over the years. It’s a challenge to escape …

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Look Out For… The Fireman by Joe Hill and Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

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Look Out For… The Fireman by Joe Hill “An imaginative, sprawling, muscular beast of a novel.” Nobody knew where the virus came from. FOX News said it had been set loose by ISIS, using spores that had been invented by the Russians in the 1980s. MSNBC said sources indicated it might’ve been created by engineers at …

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Book Review: Zero Saints by Gabino Iglesias

‘Zero Saints is filled with such shimmering scenes, scenes that blend the ordinary and the weird, the sacred and the profane, violence with poetry, gore that manages to gouge its way onto your heart even as the horror gnaws at your soul.’ One or two clicks in any virtual direction and you’re bound to stumble …

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Book Review: Greener Pastures by Michael Wehunt

“Michael Wehunt draws the stories in Greener Pastures from a well of imagination as deep and wide as the unknowable cosmos!” When we think of weird horror fiction there are several names definitive of the sub-genre that we tend to think of. Names like Robert W. Chambers, H. P. Lovecraft, and Clarke Ashton Smith come …

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TIH 093: Scott Nicolay on The Outer Dark Podcast, Weird Fiction and Daily Habits

In this podcast Scott Nicolay talks about weird fiction and its various forms, The Outer Dark Podcast, his daily habits and much more. About Scott Nicolay Scott Nicolay writes weird fiction and hosts The Outer Dark, winner of the This Is Horror Podcast of the Year 2015. Scott won the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 May 2016

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: In Which We Answer Who, What, Where, and Why The Flying Eyes: They Fly, They Drip, And They Hate America Trapped on Tape: 10 Great Horror Movies that are …

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News Round-up Week Ending 13 May 2016

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week. Of course, given that it’s Friday the 13th today, we had to start with this… Friday The 13th: The Game Coming Very Soon Not since the glory days of Sega’s megadrive and the Splatterhouse series has a …

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The Cutting Room – Blood Feast

Fuad Ramses and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American diner. Since business is not going too well, Fuad also works night shifts in a museum of ancient Egyptian culture. During these long lonely nights, he is repeatedly drawn to a statue representing the seductive ancient goddess …

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Audiobook Review: Alien: Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon and Dirk Maggs

“Must-listen sci-fi drama!” Alien: Out of the Shadows is an original audio drama from Audible. It’s written and produced by Dirk Maggs, who has previously adapted An American Werewolf in London and created original pieces set in the Independence Day universe, and it’s based on Tim Lebbon’s book of the same name. It runs for …

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