Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in:
- Wes Craven’s Horror Legacy: The Intelligent Slasher
- A Demon and a Gentleman: Dr Walpurgis and BBC’s The Vault of Horror
- Past and Future: Esoteric and Exoteric Philosophy in Weird Fiction
- Monster Mixtape: Attack the Block
- Toys of Terror #69
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The Herald Extra takes a look at the life and works of director Wes Craven, who sadly passed away a fortnight ago.
Horror host Dr Walpurgis is the subject of this fascinating article from Colin McCracken.
Nameless Digest takes a look at the evolution of the philosophy behind dark, weird, and horrific fiction.
In this piece from Tor, author Brian Switek discusses the Chav Vs Alien film, Attack the Block.
Fangoria’s Toys of Terror continues, this time taking a look at a 14” Godzilla figure, a fully-articulated Cthulhu from Warpo Toys, and Sideshow Collectibles’ animated Vampirella statue.
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