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Oops, this is a day late. Wonder why!

I wrote about Halloween on October 2, 2011. It’s a history piece and traces the origins of present-day customs. 956 more words

Healing From Ritual Abuse

Fear of the dark

Why are we all so afraid of the dark?

What causes that primeval fear?

An overactive imagination may spark

scenarios with outcomes so severe

that perspiration breaks out, 88 more words

Now Fear This: From the Dark

I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for simplicity. Strand the bare minimum of characters in a single, isolated location and torment them with a never-fully-glimpsed monster, and you’ll have my full attention for the next hundred minutes. 1,090 more words

Projected Pixels And Emulsion

I Am So Brave!

August is the time of year when children are returning to school, and also when many others will be attending school, kindergarten or Pre-K for the first time. 308 more words

Lights Out Makes Its Monster Into A Metaphor

Hello, everyone! I watched the much anticipated Lights Out movie a few days ago and honestly loved it. As a dedicated fan of horror, it satisfied my need for a good, scary story and subverted some tired stereotypes. 1,331 more words


Lights Out (Sandberg; 2016)

Horror is a genre that is particularly difficult to get right, and due to that reason, Hollywood often doesn’t care if it’s done right since most horror movies will at least make a little over their budget, horror being cheap to produce but relatively popular with audiences.   987 more words

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