5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 Feb 2019

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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: Ars Technica have a feature article on a Danish study into why horror fans love the genre Screenrant list their top ten films from current horror trendsetters A24 Gwendolyn …

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TIH 260: Steve Rasnic Tem on Secret Realities, City Fishing, and Early Life Lessons

TIH 260 Steve Rasnic Tem on Secret Realities, City Fishing, and Early Life Lessons

In this podcast Steve Rasnic Tem talks about secret realities, ‘City Fishing’, early life lessons, and much more. About Steve Rasnic Tem Steve Rasnic Tem’s collaborative novella with his late wife Melanie Tem, The Man On The Ceiling, won the World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, and International Horror Guild awards in 2001. He has also won …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 February 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Best New Horror, edited by Stephen Jones, reaches volume twenty-nine Now available for pre-order over at PS Publishing’s online store is Best New Horror volume twenty-nine. Edited once again by Stephen Jones (editor of more than one hundred …

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TOD 041 Patternmaster: The Legacy of Octavia E. Butler Panel from BlacktastiCon 2018

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents ‘Patternmaster: The Legacy of Octavia Butler’, a panel from Blacktasticon 2018 moderated by Sheree Renée Thomas and featuring Valjeanne Jeffers, Kenesha Williams, Linda D Addison, John Jennings, and Troy L. Wiggins, plus a The Outer Dark Symposium 2019 update. The panel was recorded live at Georgia Tech Student Center in Atlanta, Ga., on …

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Look Out For … Inspection by Josh Malerman

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“Malerman’s mastery of character and uncanny ability to twist the craziest scenarios into pulse-pounding horror make Inspection one book you don’t want to miss.” A student at a hidden away school deep in the forest. Only one of twenty-six, but they all call the school’s founder their father. Art, Athletics, and science … this is …

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Book Review: All Roads End Here by David Moody

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“Moody has once again delivered a great post-apocalyptic story, maintaining his position at the summit of British horror.”   With events on the world’s stage increasingly making the post-apocalyptic section of your favourite bookshop look more and more like the current affairs shelves, David Moody’s return last year to the world of his Hater trilogy …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … Here Come the Zombies

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The old saying goes there are only two things certain in life—death and taxes. Our own mortality is front and center, the ultimate deciding factor in every single human endeavor. Since we’re born into the grave, it makes sense that humans would strive to find a means to become immortal, or at least find a …

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TIH 259: Ramsey Campbell on Creatures of the Pool, The Grin of the Dark, and Demons by Daylight

TIH 259 Ramsey Campbell on Creatures of the Pool, The Grin of the Dark, and Demons by Daylight

In this podcast Ramsey Campbell talks about Creatures of the Pool, The Grin of the Dark, Demons by Daylight, and much more. About Ramsey Campbell The Oxford Companion to English Literature describes Ramsey Campbell as Britain’s most respected living horror writer. He has been given more awards than any other writer in the field, including the Grand Master Award …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 Feb 2019

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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: Collider have a series of photos from the forthcoming adaptation of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 Gizmodo pick out ten horror movies with artworks every bit as horrifying as the action Entertainment …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 February 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Gehenna and Hinnom books announce kickstarter running throughout February Gehenna and Hinnom books, headed up by C. P. Dunphey, have cemented themselves as one of the major fixtures in the cosmic horror and weird fiction markets …

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TOD 040 Black Women in Speculative Fiction Panel from BlacktastiCon 2018

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the ‘Black Women in Speculative Fiction’ panel from Blacktasticon 2018 featuring Sheree Renée Thomas, Valjeanne Jeffers, Kenesha Williams, Linda D Addison, Nicole Givens Kurtz, Violette L. Meier, Susana Morris, Letitia Carelock, and Christine Taylor-Butler, plus an exclusive interview and special presentation with Linda D. Addison and The Outer …

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Look Out For … The Migration by Helen Marshall

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“Considering Marshall completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Oxford studying literature written during the Black Death, combined with a strange outbreak with undead consequences, The Migration is a must read for 2019.”  Catastrophic flooding across the world, and a strange disease is attacking the immune systems of the young. Kira Perella is diagnosed just as her sister …

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Book Review: Someone Like Me by M. R. Carey

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“Those new to M. R. Carey’s work will become immediate fans; for everyone else, Someone Like Me cements his position as one of the best genre writers around today.”   M.R. Carey is a name that should be familiar to most readers of horror. He appeared to explode onto the scene in 2014 with his …

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TIH 258: Anya Martin on Sleeping with the Monster, Weird Fiction, and Lethe Press

TIH 258 Anya Martin on Sleeping with the Monster, Weird Fiction, and Lethe Press

In this podcast Anya Martin talks about Sleeping with the Monster, weird fiction, Lethe Press, and much more. About Anya Martin Anya Martin is a fiction writer based in Atlanta. Sleeping with the Monster, her debut short story collection, was published by Lethe Press in autumn 2018. Original photo credit: Ray Dafrico Show notes [03:15] Sleeping …

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The Outer Dark Symposium 2019 comes to Atlanta’s Silver Scream FX Lab in March

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The Outer Dark presents the third annual The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird. Featuring more than forty creators of weird, horror, and speculative fiction, with a focus on diverse perspectives by women, LBGTQ+ and writers of color, this symposium is the only annual conference that focuses on contemporary weird fiction, with readings, panels, …

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