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The Ghosts of Old Christmas

Dec 23, 2012 1 Comment

There are a handful of things that are always easily associated with the Christmas season:  gifts, evergreens, Christmas carols, long lines at Wal-Mart, Facebook arguments about the “reason for the season.”  But here’s one long-standing Christmas tradition that might not come immediately to mind:  Ghost stories. There are hints and vestiges of this tradition lurking […]

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Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties IV: Eldritch Horrors

Nov 21, 2012 No Comments

From kindergarten on, my academic career has been a long, proud series of off-topic outbursts on everything from Persian demonology to sharks.  I’m so good at changing the topic (or at least getting everybody’s attention while trying to do so), I probably should have become a political pundit rather than a dark fantasy writer.  Given […]

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Celebrating Halloween with the Horror Community

Oct 28, 2012 5 Comments

Today, Horror Fans, we continue with our cavalcade of Halloween tales and traditions.  These stories are shared with us by some of the filmmakers, authors, actors, and entertainers we’ve covered over the years.  Their tales run the gamut from sweet to insane so it’s safe to say, there’s something here for everybody.  Enjoy! Jeremiah Kipp […]

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Celebrating Halloween with Ravenous Monster

Oct 24, 2012 4 Comments

Today, Horror Fans, our talented contributors have taken a break from covering our beloved horror genre to share with you some of their favorite Halloween memories and traditions.  Enjoy…. Chris Thalman: As a kid I really enjoyed trick or treating, which may explain why I grew up to be a Democrat, since it involved asking […]

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Wanted: New Horror Movie Icons

Oct 18, 2012 6 Comments

Horror Fans, we have a problem.  An integral part of our beloved genre has been conspicuously absent the past couple of decades.  I’m referring to the almighty Horror Movie Icon. Soon after movies started being made in the way they continue to be made now – that is with sound – horror icons have been […]

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13 Days of Horrorween

Oct 17, 2012 No Comments

Forget Rob Zombie and Martha Stewart, Robert “H-ween” Hibbs has got the best tips on how to make the most out of your 13 Days of Horrorween. Screw the 12 days of Christmas and Thanksgiving (AKA National Pre- Black Friday Carbo-Load Day). If you’re like me you love the chill in the air right about […]

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Haunted Attractions: Horror Movies and Video Games Made Real

Oct 03, 2012 No Comments

There’s a lot to be said about the idea of survival horror video games as the most immersive horror experience.  The allure of climbing into a character persona and facing – and overcoming – horrifying challenges is both thrilling and empowering, and the best games are simultaneously thrilling and completely haunting.  If there’s one thing […]

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Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties III: My Years of Lycanthropy

Sep 17, 2012 No Comments

I always loved werewolves.  Hell, I was one.  I know how they think.  I know what it’s like when the change hits, that crawling moment when man becomes beast and that dreaming one when beast becomes man again.  I know that.  I’ve been there. Years after I stopped being a werewolf, I became a naive […]

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Interview with Monster Man Cleve Hall: Chicago Wizard World Satire Edition

Sep 09, 2012 1 Comment

Vampires exist in real life. As far as we know vampires aren’t super powered or immortal, but there are people who live in the world on our plane of reality who are so enamored with the romance and lore of vampires that they DRINK HUMAN BLOOD (Sources are unconfirmed on the blood drinkers). I have […]

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The Five Stupidest Things A Fledgling Horror Writer Hears

Aug 12, 2012 5 Comments

Actually, I can’t promise that what follows are the dumbest things you’ll hear as a horror writer, but they’re certainly the dumbest things I’ve heard during my time in our beloved genre.  Generally, when I tell someone I write horror, the response I get is, “Really? So you want to be the next Stephen King?”  […]

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