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Wickedly Good: Richard Matheson

Welcome, readers, to Wickedly Good! In this weekly segment your beloved team here at Something Wicked will feature a horror/thriller author. After some background of the author’s life and works, we will then discuss some of our favorites. 704 more words


Die Arbeit der Nacht.

Vor einiger Zeit habe ich “Die Arbeit der Nacht” von Thomas Glavinic gelesen und habe wegen des Titels und der Wirkung beschlossen, das Buch auch nur… 1,017 more words


The Goddess’s Favorite Creepy Movie Scenes, or Hypnosis Can Go Catastrophically Wrong, You Dig?

All right, I lied. I’m actually going to post one more of these before I start my vacation, only because I’ve really wanted to give this movie some love for a very long time and all my feelings about it came flooding back as I rewatched parts of it on the inter tubes this afternoon. 1,819 more words


10 reasons why The Last Man on Earth still thrills 50 years on

‘Another day to live through… Is that all it has been since I inherited the world? Three years? Seems like a hundred million’

While the US got to see… 929 more words


"Hell House" - Richard Matheson

Hell House. The “Mount Everest of haunted houses” as one of the characters, Dr. Barrett, calls it.

The book is about a house, Belasco House, in Maine. 289 more words


Film review: The Comedy of Terrors (1963)

Director: Jacques Tourneur. Writer: Richard Matheson. Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. Brown, Beverly Hills (Beverly Powers).

Perpetually drunken and more than a tad psychopathic undertaker Waldo Trumbull (Price) forces his unhappy housebreaker assistant Felix Gillie (Lorre) to assist him in drumming up much needed business for his funeral parlour. 689 more words


SF Classics - I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

I Am Legend (1954) by Richard Matheson is one of the most influential books written in speculative fiction. It is a SF/horror novel, featuring humans turned into vampires by a virus, and following the story of the only survivor to the mysterious plague. 15 more words