Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in:
- Evil Eighties: The Killer Kids of Somebody Come and Play
- Unfriended and Horror’s Long tradition of Fearing New Tech
- Baddies in Books: Cthulhu, HP Lovecraft’s Tentacled Terror
- 10 Great South Korean Horror Movies That Are Worth Your Time
- Michael Aronovitz on Combining Horror and Humour
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Tor’s Evil Eighties feature continues, this time looking at the killer kids trend of the eighties, paying particular attention to Clare McNally’s Somebody Come and Play.
In this article, Wired looks at horror’s long tradition of fearing new technology.
The Guardian takes a look at old tentacle-chops himself, Cthulhu.
Taste of Cinema looks at ten of the best horror movies from South Korea.
A guest post from Michael Aronovitz over at SF Signal in which he discusses The Witch of the Wood and combining horror and humour.
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