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Of wasps and aliens

I remember as a child I liked to watch a lot of nature programmes that my mother would record for me off the television (recorded on VCR, anyone under about 30 will be bemused to know!). 1,260 more words

Biology

"The Void"

Props to indie filmmakers Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie for designing some horrifying and innovative creatures via Kickstarter in “The Void.” They have a bright future as genre filmmakers, even if this body horror flick doesn’t meet its potential. 275 more words

Review

Zippered Flesh 3 ToC (Almost) Announced; Rhysling Showcase Feature Put Back Until Tomorrow

This first via Facebook from Smart Rhino Publications, an official announcement of the contents page for their upcoming ZIPPERED FLESH 3:  YET MORE TALES OF BODY ENHANCEMENTS GONE BAD (cf. 303 more words

Horror

BOOK REVIEW: HAN KANG, HUMAN ACTS (2017)

I read the final 60 pages of Human Acts at the circus. I’d accompanied my wife at a handstand class, and as I waited for it to be finished, all around me people were doing the most shocking things with their bodies. 473 more words

Book Review

'Raw' (Grave) - Movie Review: Body Horror With An Acquired Human Taste

| When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her.

French horror goes Greek weirdwave in critical and less critical options, but manages to hold onto its Cronenbergian main theme. 587 more words

Movies

DISSOCIATE

The scene began with a shuffling noise, not unlike a theater curtain. Short, quick, and mechanical, the reinforced door to the patient’s room slid open. Through the sting, as the fluorescent lights turn on and scrape away the darkness, see the prim black heels and the worn red sneakers, then pan upward: the two familiar figures — woman in a long white coat, man in a patch-adorned bomber jacket — rushing in with tired eyes. 1,138 more words

Writing

The Eyes of My Mother (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 2

(This review is brought to you by the hope that you will explore our submissions call for our 2017 Body Horror Anthology. And on the topic of body horror, check out our… 1,362 more words

2017