5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 Nov 2018


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:

The Guardian runs a cautionary article about the dangers of using tropic views of mental illness to create horror villains

Writer and self-confessed horror fan, Sarah Gonnet, writes an article appealing for those behind the camera or the writing desk in horror to take more care with sufferers of mental illness, pointing out a series of tropic – and often wildly inaccurate – norms which horror has ascribed to the mentally ill.

Indiewire have found all the horror-culture references in the first season of Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Indiewire’s Hanh Nguyen and Jamie Righetti have been through the first season of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Netflix and pulled out every last easter egg of horror-culture referencing, for you to look out for. Caution: Spoliers.

Rolling Stone look back at the 1992 horror classic, Candyman, and its racially-charged narrative in the context of 2018

Ahead of an imminent deluxe Blu-ray re-release, Evan Narcisse of Rolling Stone unpacks Candyman‘s racial messages and contextualises them for the reality of 2018, finding the movie scarier than ever for reasons beyond the gore and jump scares.

The Northern Echo reports on an academic investigation into why the vampire has remained so prevalent and popular in horror fiction

The Northern Echo’s Andrew White reports on an academic investigation into where vampires come from and why they remain at the heart of horror after so long.

Crime Reads present twenty crime-horror crossover novels to add to your reading list

Max Booth III has pulled together twenty crime-horror crossover novels that will sate your hunger for mob drama and violent bloodshed in equal measure for Crime Reads.

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