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
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
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
I bring you glad tidings, for today is Monster Monday! Today we celebrate Gill-Man, the titular Creature from the Black Lagoon. This Universal Monster debuted in 1954, bringing with him a classic costume and some beautiful underwater scenes. Please enjoy:
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 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
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!