TIH 400: Jeffrey Reddick on Final Destination, Don’t Look Back, and Social Commentary in Movies

TIH 400 Jeffrey Reddick on Final Destination, Don’t Look Back, and Social Commentary in Movies

In this podcast Jeffrey Reddick talks about Final Destination, Don’t Look Back, social commentary in movies, and much more. About Jeffrey Reddick Jeffrey Reddick is an American screenwriter and film director, best known for creating the Final Destination franchise. His debut directorial movie feature, Don’t Look Back is out now. Show notes Click the timestamps to jump straight …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 June 2021

Under Twin Suns

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 29 June from Hippocampus Press, Under Twin Suns: Alternative Histories of the Yellow Sign In this anthology of weird fiction, twenty-two authors share their harrowing visions of worlds shaped by the Yellow Sign, in stories and …

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Look Out For … Rovers by Richard Lange

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“With the American Bicentennial celebration as his backdrop, Lange sends us on a wild road trip to Vegas with two brothers trying to save the life of a young girl running from a violent undead biker gang.” In the Summer of 1976, two brothers, Jesse and Edgar, hunt for victims on the road. Nearly indestructible …

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Book Review: Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy by Hailey Piper

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“Hailey Piper is an incredible storyteller with an unflinching and captivating style, and her star continues to shine brighter with every publication.” Hailey Piper has already made a lasting impression on the horror genre, a feat made all the more impressive given the relatively short time she has been publishing and her short list of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 June 2021

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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: Crime Reads features an article on a Scottish anthropologist who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula Horror DNA pick out five terrifying creatures from Icelandic folklore Kendall Reviews offer up twenty …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 June 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming in October from Bram Stoker and Shirley Jackson Award-nominated author Nicholas Kaufmann, The Hungry Earth From Nicholas Kaufmann, co-author of the bestselling horror novel 100 Fathoms Below with Steven L. Kent, comes The Hungry Earth. Called …

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Look Out For … Come With Me by Ronald Malfi

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“With his latest, Malfi explores how grief and longing fan the flames of obsession as a man uncovers his dead wife’s horrifying secrets.” When his wife Allison is killed, Aaron Decker’s life changes forever. Deeply haunted by her absence, and her ghost, he begins to finally go through her belongings. Finding a receipt for a …

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Book Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

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“As fast-paced as any thriller, as dark as any horror, and as affecting as the most emotional, dramatic work, it is utterly heart-breaking and will put you through the wringer if you let it.”   In the last few years, it seems many horror writers have moved away from the genre into more thriller-oriented territory. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 June 2021

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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: Crime Reads select five horror novels which explore the dark corners of our minds Divination Hollow Reviews present a fascinating long read on the question of content warnings in …

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TIH 399: Gwendolyn Kiste on Boneset & Feathers, Witches, and Optimism Winning

TIH 399 Gwendolyn Kiste on Boneset and Feathers, Witches, and Optimism Winning

In this podcast Gwendolyn Kiste talks about Boneset & Feathers, witches, optimism winning, and much more. About Gwendolyn Kiste Gwendolyn Kiste is a Pennsylvania-based horror and speculative fiction writer. She writes short stories and novels. She won the 2018 Bram Stoker Award for her novel The Rust Maidens. Kiste was born in Massillon, Ohio and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 4 June 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … From writer Steve Stred, Sacrament, the final instalment of the Father of Lies trilogy, out now Following the events of COMMUNION, Professor Bianchi knows that Father is getting closer to finally completing the steps to ultimately …

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TOD 100 Steve Toase: The Archaeology of Rot and Snails

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Steve Toase, whose debut collection, To Drown in Dark Water came out in April 2021 from Undertow Publications. This episode was recorded on Tuesday May 18, 2021 Show Notes In our 100th episode on This Is Horror, Anya Martin interviews Steve Toase, whose debut collection, To Drown in Dark …

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Look Out For … The Queen of the Cicadas by V. Castro

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“With her latest, Castro plunges deep into urban legend territory with an Aztec goddess reborn for vengeance.” In 2018, Brenda Alvarez has returned home to Texas to see her best friend Veronica get married. La Reina de Las Chicharras, The Queen of The Cicadas, is the basis of an urban legend associated with the farm …

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Book Review: I Spit Myself Out by Tracy Fahey

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“Reader be warned … These are no light tales, no easy reading. They are readable, incredibly so, but they will crush you. There are no easy answers or neat conclusions to these stories.”   In recent years, there has been a growing popularity in the horror and weird arena for stories that meld the literary …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 31 May 2021

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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: Puzzlebox Horror explore the roots of the folk horror sub-genre Horrified Magazine ask whether a horror film needs to be scary, taking The Awakening as their example Horror Oasis explain …

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