Inspired by the constant encroachments of Christmas upon the rightful Halloween season, Mondo Vulgare has declared a full two months of extra spooky times with The Nightmare During Christmas. From October 31st to December 31st, they will feature wall-to-wall Halloween-themed content, and I have graciously been allowed to participate! My second contribution to The Nightmare … Continue reading Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse
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
Welcome to Women in Horror Month at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone! Throughout February, we will be celebrating the women who make horror the spooky, scary, and sublime genre that we all love. Flowers die and conversation hearts taste like chalky sadness, so my Valentine's Day gift to you is a profile of one … Continue reading Women in Horror Month: Katharine Isabelle
Thanksgiving is just two days away, and for a lot of Americans that means three things: turkey, football, and awkward family dinners. My particular brand of awkwardness this year will involve my grandmother finding out that I have blue and purple hair. Though it's hardly earth-shattering, I am really dreading that conversation, fiends. But if … Continue reading “What? No Pudding?!” 5 of Horror’s Most Awkward Family Dinners
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from a movie that I watched so that you don't have to – Birdemic: Shock and Terror. It's kind of like The Birds, except that it is absolutely terrible. The gist is that humans have screwed up the planet so much that birds start attacking us, but in … Continue reading Monster Monday: Birdemic: Shock and Terror
The most wonderful day of the year is finally here, fiends! I hope you have a spooky day and find zero toothbrushes in your trick-or-treat bag. Unfortunately, today is also the final day of our 31 Days of Halloween Horrorthon. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I thank you very … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Greetings and salutations, fiends! Yesterday was all about the classics, and today is all about the cheese. I love me some campy '80s horror, and the movies I have planned for today are some of the best that the subgenre has to offer. I'm really excited to get started, so without further ado, please enjoy … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Totally ’80s Horrorthon