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John Wyndham's Chocky

This fall, NYRB has reissued a new edition of John Wyndham’s novel, Chocky,with an Afterword by Margaret Atwood. Wyndham is the author of one of the best SF novels of the twentieth century, … 503 more words

"The Midwich Cuckoos" by John Wyndham (1957)

“One of the luckiest accidents in my wife’s life is that she happened to marry a man who was born on the 26th of September.” 829 more words


Day of the Triffids - DADAesque cover

Mid way through a long summer break away from studying I started to become disillusioned about my role as a designer and even started to question my ability and interest in Graphic Design. 299 more words


The Day of the Triffids (1963)

I had long heard of this sci-fi thriller but it took till now for me to finally catch up with it. It’s scripted by Philip Yordan from the John Wyndham book. 659 more words

Daily Take

Village of the Damned (1960 MGM film)

In 1960, director Wolf Rilla, decided to scare the living shit out of parents everywhere with his film Village of the Damned.  Parents had to watch in horror as their perfect little angles turned out to be homicidal super beings with an agenda.  575 more words

Halloween Movie Extravaganza

Dystopian dramas still create a shudder

How awful is the future? Thomas More attempted an imagined (if to our eyes pretty odd) reorganized society in his moral take Utopia. But once his word was adopted to mean a perfect society, we seized on it to create an opposite. 533 more words


A Disturbed Girl's Guide to Finding Your Why

Welcome back for another post from the Monday Inspirations series. Today’s post is by Sacha Black. You can check out previous posts here.

For me, the mark of a really good book is not the length of time I remember it, but the way in which I remember it. 719 more words