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Dark Humor Zine BLT Kickstarter Closing Soon


Edgy punk and underground humor zine Black Leather Times is compiling all their many issues into one huge compendium, with help from crowdfunding leader Kickstarter and we’re looking forward to getting our hands on the project. One of my favorite issues is all about cannibalism and includes detailed ‘How To’ instructions on making authentic shrunken […]

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California Deathrock Art Book

California Deathrock

Blue Blood has published California Deathrock, a gorgeous hardcover book of portraiture by Amelia G and Forrest Black. Both have served on our Panel of Experts (which we really should post more of) and both are famous for their individualistic portraits of counterculture people. Where a lot of photographers just see black lipstick, Forrest […]

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Seven Scary Gothic Games to Keep You Up at Night


Just because something’s Gothic doesn’t mean it doesn’t know how to have a good time. In fact, some of the most rewarding virtual escapes are offered through horror and darker themed games that embrace the Gothic aesthetic and develop detailed worlds that are equally scary and exciting. These are a few picks of our favorite […]

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Martha Stewart Dark Living for Halloween

Martha Stewart Halloween Dead Ringer

We were just reminded by Gothic.Org that, even though the new Martha Stewart Living Halloween special comes out this week, we can get started with last year’s and get to all those Halloween projects we might have procrastinated. Most notably, the issue has an online portion with templates for creating all the crafts described in […]

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Tim Burton Big Eyes First Look

Tim Burton Big Eyes

This December, the unpleasant divorce battle between artists Margaret Keane and Walter Keane will be coming to the big screen, directed by Tim Burton. It is generally agreed that Margaret Keane painted the wildly successful series of big-eyed waif children, staring tragically out of the frame at the viewer. During the 1960’s, at the height […]

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Vital Vein Latex Horror Fashion

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Vital Vein are Seattle-based latex couturiers. They make a variety of fun horror designs. There is the “I Heart Your Guts” dress with body parts reminiscent of the game Operation. There is a rubber dress with some steampunk gears glued on it. There are some ouija-themed outfits, with a number of occult symbols. And, most […]

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Gore Magazine Zombie Issue

Zombie Gore Magazine

It is Zombie time at Gore Magazine and they are offering some treats for you undead lovers in the Zombie issue. It offers a variety of ideas for makeup and zombie clothing and party ideas. Perhaps my favorite special in this issue is the Cannibal Cookbook, how would you like an arterial spritzer? Sounds delicious […]

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Top 5 Most Appalling Vegas Horror Movies


A number of staffers spent the week around New Year’s in Las Vegas. There was no Mayan apocalypse, but we got a little apocalyptic on our own. Besides staying up late, gambling, and drinking unusual mixed beverages, we also went to the DoubleDown to see some band I never heard of. The DoubleDown is […]

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Christmas Eve is the Scariest D*** Night of the Year

abc news war on christmas

It wouldn’t be that notable that someone watched Billy Bob Thornton and some other people playing evil Santas. Except it is kind of hilarious that ABC News did this segment on how Santa is the most satirized good guy in horror after clowns. Are clowns not supposed to actually be scary now too? Is this […]

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Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead Signing

dan obannon dark delicacies book signing

Horror home Dark Delicacies is hosting a signing for authors Diane O’Bannon and author Matt Lohr. The book is Dan O’Bannon’s Guide to Screenplay Structure: Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead. In addition to the screenplays in the title, late screenwriter Dan O’Bannon’s credits also include […]

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