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:
- Morbidly Beautiful run a feature article explaining why Jordan Peele’s focus on black stories is good for horror and cinema in general
- Ultimate Classic Rock tells the convoluted, true story of the Ramones’ song, Pet Sematary, ahead of the release of the remade film
- The New York Times features the story of horror screenwriter and director Larry Cohen after his recent death
- Kyuhoshi suggest ten Japanese horror mystery novels that are well worth investigating
- J. H. Moncrieff talks to Horror After Dark about visiting terrifying locations to research stories
Morbidly Beautiful run a feature article explaining why Jordan Peele’s focus on black stories is good for horror and cinema in general
M. Payne of Morbidly Beautiful explains, in an excellently-written article, why Jordan Peele’s recent interview, where he said he is going to continue to focus on telling black stories, is a bonus for the genre and for cinema, whoever you are and whatever your ethnicity.
Ultimate Classic Rock tells the convoluted, true story of the Ramones’ song, Pet Sematary, ahead of the release of the remade film
Martin Kielty of Ultimate Classic Rock sets the facts straight in the long, confusing story of The Ramones’ song Pet Sematary, which featured in the original film’s end credits.
The New York Times features the story of horror screenwriter and director Larry Cohen after his recent death
Neil Genzlinger writes a detailed obituary of the veteran screenwriter and director responsible for such cult horror movies as It’s Alive, as well as a number of ‘blaxploitation’ films and much more besides.
For those of us always looking to branch out in our horror fiction, the team at Kyuhoshi have been busily compiling this list of their ten favourite Japanese mystery horror novels to intrigue and terrify you in equal measure.
J. H. Moncrieff, author of Forest of Ghosts, writes a guest post for Horror After Dark, explaining that the old adage: “write what you know,” can be one fraught with danger for a horror writer.
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