Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

In honor of Donald Pleasence's birthday, I present to you last year's ranking of the films of the Halloween franchise. With the new movie coming out two weeks from today, I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll have a new #3 or even #2 for this list. Until then, let us enjoy the slashing and pay tribute … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

Greetings and salutations! Ghostwatch is still streaming on Shudder, and that means two things, fiends: (1) I'm re-posting this article from last year because I love it, and (2) you need to go watch Ghostwatch right now. Well, after you read this lovely article, of course. I often wonder what it was like to hear … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Let’s Slay Together

31 Days of Halloween: Let’s Slay Together

I'm a pretty solitary person. I don't have any horror buddies, and my spouse isn't a horror fan, so whenever I watch horror movies nowadays I usually do it on my own. But when I think back on my most memorable horror-watching experiences, most of them happened when I was with another horror fan. Don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Let’s Slay Together

Creepy Reads: The Toy Thief by D.W. Gillespie

Creepy Reads: The Toy Thief by D.W. Gillespie

Synopsis Jack didn’t know what to call the nameless, skeletal creature that slunk into her house in the dead of night, stealing the very things she loved the most. So she named him The Toy Thief… There’s something in Jack’s past that she doesn’t want to face, an evil presence that forever changed the trajectory … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Toy Thief by D.W. Gillespie

31 Days of Halloween: IT BEGINS

31 Days of Halloween: IT BEGINS

Happy October, fiends! It's the official start of Halloween month, and that means I'll be posting 31 straight days of reviews, lists, and other spooky treats to get you in the mood for the greatest day of the year. Today I'm just going to whet your appetite with a list of Seriously Spooky Books for … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: IT BEGINS

Creepy Reads: Little Black Spots by John F.D. Taff

Creepy Reads: Little Black Spots by John F.D. Taff

Synopsis HUMANITY IS TARNISHED. First he gave us Little Deaths: The Definitive Edition. Then he unleashed his unique brand of pain in The End in All Beginnings. Now Bram Stoker Award-nominated John F.D. Taff — modern horror’s King of Pain — returns with Little Black Spots. Fifteen stories of dark horror fiction gathered together for … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Little Black Spots by John F.D. Taff

Creepy Reads: Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel

Creepy Reads: Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel

Synopsis Spring, 1983. Sally Ride is about to go into space. Flashdance is a cultural phenomenon. And in Times Square, two very deadly women are on a collision course with destiny — and each other. At twenty-one, Ginny Kurva is already legendary on 42nd Street. To the pimp for whom she works, she's the perfect … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel