5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 November 2015


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Why is Lovecraft Still Relevant? – Seven Experts Weigh in

HP Lovecraft has had some shit these past few weeks, but is he still relevant? Seven experts, including ST Joshi, Ellen Datlow, and Thomas Ligotti answer the question over at Rue Morgue.

A Night in the Most Terrifying Hotel on Earth

On behalf of Shortlist, Jonathan Thompson heads to The Stanley Hotel, the setting of Stanley Kubrick’s rendition of Stephen King’s The Shining.

The Psychology of Horror – Dissecting Fear

In this article, Charmful Dead Things looks at the psychology of horror.

Drive-In Dust-Offs: Willard

The Daily Dead takes a look at Daniel Mann’s Willard (1971), and how it spawned a thriving subgenre of creature-features in the 70s.

Toys of Terror #79

Culturenik’s 11oz Gremlins mug, McFarlane Toys’ 5” Shane (The Walking Dead), and Distinctive Dummies’ 8” monster from Frankenstein’s Daughter are all investigated over at Fangoria’s Toys of Terror.


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