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Ash vs Evil Dead, Season 3 Ep 4

I just finished watching Episode 4 of the current season of Ash vs Evil Dead: “Unfinished Business” (airing tonight).

Bruce Campbell is still awesome. This time out, Bruce and the gang give us some visual nods to the “tree scene” in the original… 67 more words


John's Horror Corner: The Dunwich Horror (1970), an early Lovecraftian adaptation about a dark family secret and a tentacle monster.

MY CALL:  An early Lovecraftian adaptation that packs less punch, but rather nostalgia as I recount the subsequent films it clearly influenced.  MORE MOVIES LIKE… 387 more words

John Leavengood

Jan 31st, 2018, The Festival by H.P. Lovecraft, The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft

One of my favorite HPL stories thus far.

The narrator returns to the coastal city of Kingsport (a fictional place, but likely based on Marblehead, Mass) for the Yule Tide festival. 215 more words


H.P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born in 1890, and became one of the legends of 20th. Century Horror literature. Like his hero, Edgar Allen Poe, who preceded him, Lovecraft’s shadow on the world of horror is undeniable. 536 more words

Thoughts About Our World

Brief Notes for January

A few things to enjoy and/or look forward to:

  • I’ve uploaded my article from the Journal for the Academic Study of Magic, “The Role of Grimoires in the Conjure Tradition,” to…
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The Reader

April Blokamph was nervous. The bar, “The Romero’s Vault” was unassuming, inviting, very neat for that part of the city. One floor, but very wide, as it could be said by its humble, yet beautiful facade. 2,036 more words


Necronomicon Files Banned in Texas Prisons

The Dallas Morning News just published a story on a lengthy list of permitted and banned books maintained by penal system in Texas. It features a searchable index of all the books that inmates are not allowed to own. 275 more words