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Evil Mr. Potato Head

I’ve often described my new novel CRITERION as a ‘Grimdark superhero’ story. I did not set out to chase a certain tone or style, it merely followed from the concept – ‘When a super hero is murdered, what happens to his sidekicks?” 310 more words

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A Meeting of Minds

BACKGROUND NOISE: General cafe noise. Busy road. Occasionally aeroplanes fly over-head. TV on the background, news report. Sudden noise of crashing tables, screams, general confusion. 1,764 more words

Short Story

Book Review: Uzumaki by Junji Ito

KurÔzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world.

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Book Review

Witch Finder

Found footage with its anti-aesthetic filmmaking offers an interesting type of the horrific, one conceptualized not only by horrific material, but bound with how the audience experiences time. 1,243 more words

Body Horror

5 Reasons to Read: Reenu-You by Michele Tracy Berger

“New York City, August 1998. On a muggy summer day, five women wake up to discover purple scab-like lesions on their faces—a rash that pulses, oozes, and spreads in spiral patterns. 406 more words


The Night of the Virgin (La Noche del Virgen, Spain 2016)

Spanish cinema has a high reputation for genres such as horror, fantasy and science fiction – whether the films are aimed at cinéphile audiences, mainstream Spanish audiences or more cultish followers. 566 more words

Spanish Cinema

REVIEW: Would You Rather

I’ve been wanting to write a review about this movie for a while, but I just didn’t have anything substantive to say about it, other than that it pushed a lot of good buttons. 1,368 more words