Author Archive

Read or Else: The Pumpkin Man by John Everson

Nov 13, 2014 No Comments

You feel the dried page against your finger and hear a subtle crack as you gingerly turn it.  The book’s spine is stiff and you look down, taking in the yellowed paper.   In the dimly lit room you smile coyly to yourself.  The book is well-worn; others have held it before you and felt the […]

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Horns: Book vs. Movie

Nov 04, 2014 3 Comments

As a very big fan of Joe Hill’s sophomore novel Horns, I was awaiting Alexandre Aja’s film adaptation with much anticipation. Piranha and Haute Tension are great movies, showing a diversity of ability.  Even his weaker efforts such as Mirrors and The Hills Have Eyes remake are never dull, and his direction is always exciting […]

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Read or Else: Ghoul by Brian Keene

Aug 07, 2014 No Comments

You feel the dried page against your finger and hear a subtle crack as you gingerly turn it.  The book’s spine is stiff and you look down, taking in the yellowed paper.   In the dimly lit room you smile coyly to yourself.  The book is well-worn; others have held it before you and felt the […]

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Horror Authors’ Bookshelves: Brian Moreland

Jul 01, 2014 No Comments

From the darkness has curiosity ever reached out and struck you?  Has it caused you to wonder about your favorite genre writers and what’s on their bookshelves?  It’s reached out and struck me.  Do they have some classic pulp detective novels?  What about graphic novel collections?  Maybe the severed head of the poor unfortunate soul […]

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The Vagrants Novella Review

Jun 05, 2014 No Comments

I highly recommend you pick up a copy of Brian Moreland’s new novella The Vagrants (Samhain Publishing).  With a page count of a shade over 100, Moreland somehow manages to both create depth to his characters as well as create an entirely new world that could support an entire franchise if he wished it to. […]

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Horror Authors’ Bookshelves: S. Johnathan Davis

May 06, 2014 No Comments

From the darkness has curiosity ever reached out and struck you?  Has it caused you to wonder about your favorite genre writers and what’s on their bookshelves?  It’s reached out and struck me.  Do they have some classic pulp detective novels?  What about graphic novel collections?  Maybe the severed head of the poor unfortunate soul […]

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7th Day Movie Review

Apr 30, 2014 No Comments

Directed by Jason M. Koch with a script from Mark Leake, 7th Day is a brutally dark character study that follows Allen Dean (Mark S. Sanders) through seven days of his life. Allen is a middle-aged man who lives in the house where he grew up and works as a dishwasher at a restaurant while […]

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Interview with Author Chris Philbrook

Apr 24, 2014 No Comments

Chris Philbrook is the author of the internet phenomenon and breakout series Adrian’s Undead Diary. This sprawling zombie epic is available in paperback, on kindle, as well as online in its complete form at www.adriansundeaddiary.com. Adrian’s Undead Diary follows Adrian Ring whose life descends into disaster when a plague brings forth legions of the undead […]

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Alien: Out of the Shadows Book Review

Feb 27, 2014 2 Comments

Ellen Ripley is back in Tim Lebbon’s Alien: Out of the Shadows , the first book in a brand new Alien trilogy from Titan Books.  Adding to an established universe of loving/obsessed fans is tricky. The novel has to be successful on multiple levels in order to please the passionate members of its audience, those […]

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Horror Authors’ Bookshelves: W.D. Gagliani

Feb 02, 2014 No Comments

From the darkness has curiosity ever reached out and struck you?  Has it caused you to wonder about your favorite genre writers and what’s on their bookshelves?  It’s reached out and struck me.  Do they have some classic pulp detective novels?  What about graphic novel collections?  Maybe the severed head of the poor unfortunate soul […]

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