5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 September 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: Film School Rejects talk about the horror origins of Hansel & Gretel ahead of Osgood Perkins’ adaptation Bustle pick out twenty-one scary stories that you can read online, right …

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News Round-up Week Ending 13 September 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … The fifth installment of John Carpenter’s Tales for a Halloween Night comic series is available for pre-order Featuring a stellar list of writers and artists, including Kealan Patrick Burke, Sandy King, Steve Kilpatrick and the master of …

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TIH 299: This Is Horror Origins, Podcasting, and Why We Love Horror with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

TIH 299 This Is Horror Origins, Podcasting, and Why We Love Horror with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella are interviewed by Kelly Dunn of Famous Monsters of Film Land fame. We talk about the origins of This Is Horror, podcasting, why we love horror, and much more. About Michael David Wilson Michael David Wilson is the founder of the popular UK horror website (hey, …

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TOD 052 The Outer Dark Symposium 2019, Part 3: The Fiction of Forking Paths and Readings by Larissa Glasser,  Selena Chambers, and Edward Austin Hall

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the third installment of The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2019 including  the panel: ‘The Fiction of Forking Paths: Weird Horror and Spec-Lit from Latin-, Afro-, and other non-Anglo Traditions‘, moderated by Balogun Ojetade and  and featuring  Milton J. Davis, John  C. Foster, Kyoko M, Gabriela …

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Look Out For … Tapetum Lucidum by Melissa Lason and Michelle Garza

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“The Sisters of Slaughter combine visceral, blood-soaked horror with mind-bending psychological surrealism, unafraid to explore the range of human emotions.” Halloween, Brush Mill A group of friends accidently awaken something ancient and bloodthirsty. The strange glowing orbs falling from the trees aren’t fireflies. Now the hunters are free, ravenous and closing in on Brush Mill. …

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Book Review: This House of Wounds by Georgina Bruce

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“A rich, dense, deeply artistic yet solid collection, that showcases some of the best short stories currently being written.”   Many, many times, this site has lauded the books of independent press, Undertow Publications. Both design/presentation and the contents within. They manage to surpass each perfect release with the one that follows. This year sees …

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TIH 298: Chad Lutzke on Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, and Collaborating

TIH 298 Chad Lutzke on Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, and Collaborating

In this podcast Chad Lutzke talks about Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, collaborating, and much more. About Chad Lutzke Chad lives in Battle Creek, MI. with his wife and children. For over two decades, he has been a contributor to several different outlets in the independent music and film scene, offering articles, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 September 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: Den of Geek talk to director Sam Raimi about some of his favourite ever horror movies Signal Horizon select the twelve most interesting Frankenstein movies of the past half century Tor.com …

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Book Review: The Profane by Vincenzo Bilof

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“In another’s hands, this juxtaposition of disparate elements may not work at all. But, in Bilof’s hands, they blend beautifully to deliver a unique and rewarding reading experience.”   He has worn many hats in the publishing industry, including Editor and Publisher. But, first and foremost, Vincenzo Bilof is an author. The evidence is in …

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News Round-up Week Ending 6 September 2019

EverythingisBeautiful

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New Nightscape Press charitable chapbook, Everything is Beautiful and Nothing Bad Can Ever Happen Here, coming 24 September The latest in Nightscape Press’ range of charitable chapbooks is available for pre-order now. Written by Michael Wehunt, one …

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Look Out For … Violet by Scott Thomas

Violet by Scott Thomas

“With his second novel, Violet, Thomas writes of grief and loss with full authority, connecting maximum fear with deep emotional impact.” Summer, 1988. A time of sun and fun for most kids. Kris Barlow isn’t most kids, and she spent that summer saying goodbye to her dying mother. Faced with another devastating loss—the death of …

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TIH 297: Chad Lutzke on Writing Seriously, First Story Sale, and Punk and Metal Music

TIH 297 Chad Lutzke on Writing Seriously, First Story Sale, and Punk and Metal Music

In this podcast Chad Lutzke talks about writing seriously, his first story sale, punk and metal music, and much more. About Chad Lutzke Chad lives in Battle Creek, MI. with his wife and children. For over two decades, he has been a contributor to several different outlets in the independent music and film scene, offering …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 September 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: Vulture suggest fifteen Mexican horror movies to get you started on a fertile breeding ground for the genre Discoverpods make seven suggestions for horror podcasts you might not know …

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News Round-up Week Ending 30 August 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from author Jeremy Hepler and Silver Shamrock Publishers comes Cricket Hunters, coming 1 September Celia (Garcia) Lundy was fifteen in the fall of 1998 when Abby Powell, one of her five friends who called themselves …

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Look Out For … On the Night Border by James Chambers

On the Night Border by James Chambers

“Chambers has a knack for making the ordinary extremely scary with the ability of a natural storyteller, spinning tales that easily slip into your nightmares.” A man desperately tries to kill his memories. A young girl grows up while standing in the shadow of a terrible monster. A legendary literary writer deals with a chaotic …

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