5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 February 2016


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The Ominous Ordinary: Horror Writers Finding Scares in the Everyday

Fantastic article from The Guardian, which looks at the way horror writers are creating great work from the mundane, drawing its examples from a recent issue of TTA’s Black Static.

The Themes of John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy

This article over at Den of Geek explores the constant themes running through John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy (The Thing, Prince of Darkness, In the Mouth of Madness).

Where Do We Find Lovecraftian Horror?

Microphones of Madness asks that very important question: where do we find Lovecraftian horror? The answer, of course, is everywhere. EVERYWHERE!!!

Horror Drive-In: Retro Drive-In Snowstorm

Mark Sieber’s Horror Drive-In over at Cemetery Dance Online looks at how the times they are a-changin’ for horror fans and the way we watch our movies.

Keith Stuart On: Horror, Madness, and Control

In this article for Eurogamer, Keith Stuart explains how developers are utilising the loss of control as a fear mechanic in videogames.


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