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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 July 2019

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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: Bloody Disgusting pick out ten great horror movies that you can only find on VHS 032c.com talk to philosopher Eugene Thacker about what makes today a golden age for …

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Look Out For … The Drive-Thru Crematorium by Jon Bassoff

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“With his latest novel, Bassoff takes us on yet another journey blending crime and noir, horror and the surreal, filled with sandblasted and desolate landscapes populated by broken characters you will never forget.” Anytown, US. Stanley Maddox is the very definition of mundane. His marriage is a shambles, his coworkers have trouble recognizing him at …

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Look Out For … They Kill by Tim Waggoner

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“They Kill plunges readers deep into the heart of pulse pounding supernatural horror with a story that could only come from the mind of Tim Waggoner.” Sierra Sowell discovers her dead brother Jeffrey has been resurrected, summoned from the dead by a strange man named Corliss. Four others from Sierra’s life have been transformed into …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 July 2019

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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: LitReactor features a brief history of folk horror in literature Charles Bramesco writes in The Guardian on the virtues of longer horror movies Bloody Disgusting analyse the horror influences …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 June 2019

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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: Silent Motorist Media present ten weird writers that should be on all of our radars in 2019 Cracked pick out five horror movie sub-genres that will never die Real …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … Here Comes Forbidden Knowledge

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Primeval, and often arcane, we have always been fascinated with forbidden knowledge. Never content to leave well enough alone, humans have a particularly nasty habit of sticking their noses where they don’t belong, especially when it comes to acquiring information they’re not supposed to have. Biblical in nature, the forbidden is desirable … and usually …

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Look Out For … The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

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“Davidson turns his attention to horror with a coming-of-age novel, at once touching and captivating, examining the power of storytelling and how our memories change over time.” Niagara Falls, 1980’s. Twelve year old Jake Baker meets a pair of siblings new to town, and introduces them to his eccentric uncle Calvin, collector of conspiracy theories …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 June 2019

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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: SPOILERS: CBR shows a number of ways in which Child’s Play (2019) tweaks or even subverts horror clichés The Independent newspaper feature a selection of the six-word horrors which have …

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Look Out For … The Tribe by Bari Wood

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“With historical accuracy and pulse-pounding suspense, Wood cranks up the tension with a creature you won’t soon forget, and characters that spring to life on the page.” 1945: The Belzec concentration camp is liberated. There they find a group of Jewish captives, surviving. But not just surviving … they are actually better-fed and in much …

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The Gotta: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

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PSA: This column includes spoilers for The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay. Read at your own risk! While I am a pretty patient reader, one of my favorite experiences is when a book latches onto me from the very beginning and then does not let go. It’s a rare experience. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 June 2019

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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: Ink Heist begin their ‘Bloody Bestiary’ series with ‘Blood in the Water’ Film School Rejects write a retrospective on why Shaun of the Dead is the best horror comedy …

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Look Out For … The Devil’s Equinox by John Everson

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“With his latest novel, Everson twists seductive obsession with shadowy occult magic, bringing it all to a fever pitch.” Austin has a secret. He secretly wishes his wife would die. At a bar, drinking into the midnight hour, Austin even admits his secret to a seductive woman sporting a strange tattoo. But this woman isn’t …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 June 2019

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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: Entertainment Weekly feature an excerpt from Jordan Peele’s interview with Ari Aster in Fangoria Volume Four Gizmodo pick out thirteen female antagonists to scare you to death Polygon trace …

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Look Out For … The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

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“With The Grand Dark, Kadrey uses the gritty setting he knows so well to build a strange new world with characters that are larger than life, facing dangers that sit at the edge of our imagination.” Now that the Great War has ended, Lower Proszawa celebrates peace as intensely as the distress of the war. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 June 2019

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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: Bloody Disgusting have your summer scares reading list mapped out for you Spoilers: The Verge discusses new movie Ma and discusses how it might have been even braver with …

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