Video Store Nostalgia

Video Store Nostalgia

As film and television markets move increasingly toward streaming services, fans have wider and wider access to horror fare. For the most part, this is a wonderful thing — you don't have to live in New York or Los Angeles to be able to see the newest indie horror sensation, and your viewing schedule isn't restricted … Continue reading Video Store Nostalgia

Monster Monday: Night of the Lepus

Monster Monday: Night of the Lepus

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today we celebrate a monster even more fearsome than the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog: the Lepus. Night of the Lepus is an eco-horror film released in 1972 (the same year that Frogs was released — that was a great year for terrible horror). In the movie, human interference in wildlife populations and genetic experimentation on … Continue reading Monster Monday: Night of the Lepus

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

I spend most of my time here talking about horror movies, but I love horror literature as well. Growing up, I was a voracious reader, and my reading habits unsurprisingly tended toward the macabre. I have a short list of books I want to recommend to you, most of which were childhood favorites of mine. … Continue reading Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Happy Mother's Day! Today we celebrate mothers and let them know how much we love and appreciate them. But we who walk here, walk alone — so instead of sending Hallmark cards and flowers, we thank mothers for protecting us from monsters or for being entertainingly evil monsters themselves. Below, I have listed 15 of my favorite horror … Continue reading A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Texas Frightmare Wrap-Up: Real Witches

Texas Frightmare Weekend is a wrap, fiends, and it was everything I had hoped it would be. I have a few stories to tell and pictures to share, and then we will get back to our regularly scheduled programming. I took my Suspiria group photo on Friday night. While I was waiting in line to take … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Wrap-Up: Real Witches

Texas Frightmare Saturday and Sunday: Hi, Clown!

Texas Frightmare Saturday and Sunday: Hi, Clown!

All right, kiddies, here are some of my TFW adventures from Saturday and Sunday. I'll have my wrap-up post a little later on, with some of my favorite photos and stories from the con.  I'm combining Saturday and Sunday because I spent most of Saturday waiting to meet Dario Argento. The doors opened at 11:00 … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Saturday and Sunday: Hi, Clown!