Archive for October, 2013

Castle Blood: A Different Kind of Scare

Oct 13, 2013 No Comments

Well, it’s that time of year again.  The time when the leaves begin to change, finding a horror movie on television is the norm, and a time when things like Oktoberfest, hayrides, and pumpkin carvings become part of a person’s weekend activity.  It is also a time in which those of us who are normally […]

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Chucky’s 25th Birthday: A Child’s Play Retrospective

Oct 09, 2013 No Comments

The 1980s was a decade that gave us horror fans plenty of memorable slasher movies. Slashers that were meant to scare, shock, and gross out the audience. At the end of the 1980s the horror genre was slowly degenerating into the horror-comedy realm when every horror movie relied on some form of humor. But one […]

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Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep Book Review

Oct 06, 2013 11 Comments

It’s been thirty-six years in between visits with Danny Torrance and the ghosts of The Overlook Hotel. With last week’s release of the highly anticipated DOCTOR SLEEP, horror maestro Stephen King shows that he still shines as a horror author.  Unraveling a tale both terrifying and moving, King holds out his hand to his Constant […]

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Night at the Demontorium Book Review

Oct 03, 2013 No Comments

Naima Haviland’s Night at the Demontorium is a collection of short stories that harken back to the style of The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Darkside.  While all the stories are unquestionably horror tales, they aspire to be more than just that with very original and clever flourishes throughout. The opening story Aunt Tea’s […]

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Beyond Rue Morgue: Further Tales of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1st Detective Book Review

Oct 02, 2013 No Comments

Let’s talk for a minute about Edger Allan Poe. This will be a largely superficial, shallow, glib and possibly even pointless conversation, but by God, I feel compelled to have it. Poe was a guy (yeah I just called Edgar Allan Poe a “guy,” and yeah, I feel comfortable referring to him just by his […]

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