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[Interview] A Conversation with Jack Ketchum

At heart I believe Dallas was a teacher and I think he thought of the aspiring writers and filmmakers who reached out to him as students.

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The Jeff Strand Interview

I cite Jeff Strand’s novel DWELLER as one of the novels that heavily influenced me as a writer. In fact, only Robert McCammon’s BOY’S LIFE… 1,711 more words

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Jack Bantry's Top Ten Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror Novels

I’ve read a lot of these types of lists in the past, never agreed with many of the books on the lists, so I’ve decided to create my own.   1,050 more words


The Woman, by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee / ****

Jack Ketchum – whose real name was Dallas Mayr – was an utterly unique, brutally intense horror writer, one whose work was unlike almost anything else out there. 608 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review - The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum

I’ve never been shocked by a book before, although I’ve been close a few times. I love grotesque and frightening stories where things never work out for the protagonist. 618 more words


Book Report Friday

Have you ever read a book that was truly disturbing, but you couldn’t not read it? Yeah, it’s a strange question.

I’m reading The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr). 162 more words


R.I.P. Jack Ketchum

“The worst is missing them, you know? And knowing they won’t be back again. Just knowing that. Sometimes you forget and it’s as though they’re on vacation or something and you think, gee, I wish they’d call.

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