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Alice en Bataille

Gothic Noir Alice in Wonderland

We like gothic and we like literary, so Heavy Red’s Alice en Bataille couture Halloween costume really hits the spot. The concept is a sort of goth battle-ready Alice in Wonderland. Each year, Heavy Red does a different take on Alice in Wonderland cosplay. Maybe I am over-thinking it, but I do believe the progression […]

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Cabal

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Next month Shout Factory will release Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut, a very different version of the film that 20th Century Fox let out of the cage in 1990. While you wait for that shiny Blu-ray; you could read the 1989 Clive Barker story Cabal published by Harper Collins (you know, the novel that the film […]

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Hellbound Heart and Scarlet Gospels

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Attention Clive Barker fans: St. Martin’s Press have announced a release date for the novel that will end the Hellraiser mythology; The Scarlet Gospels is due May of 2015! This is exciting news considering the original novella that started it all, The Hellbound Heart, was first published in 1986—nearly thirty years ago! There are so […]

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The Dresden Files: Skin Game by Jim Butcher

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Skin Game by Jim Butcher is the fifteenth novel in The Dresden Files series—do not fret if you have never read this epic urban contemporary fantasy saga before because each book is written in a way that is very accessible for newcomers. Long term fans will agree that certain recurring location descriptions (McAnally’s Pub) can […]

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Alexandria Still Burns: Librarians and the Fight for Knowledge

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We live in an age undreamt, where information pours forth like rivers into oceans. We need people to help us find the information we need. We need librarians. Kyle Cassidy wants to make sure the world knows this. Cassidy, a photographer and something of an anthropologist of modern sub-cultures, shot photos and conducted interviews with […]

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

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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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Kill City: The New Sonja Blue Novel and Kickstarter

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Nancy A. Collins is the distinguished author of the well-known horror and urban fantasy vampire series featuring the main character, Sonja Blue. She hasn’t written a new Sonja Blue tale in over ten years, and her fans have hoped to remedy this situation. Ms. Collins intends to do just that by writing the novel, “Kill […]

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Beautiful College Libraries

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When you think of a college library, you might think of a boring building, filled with the books that are the key to higher learning, but if you look closer you might see the inherent beauty that lies within the stacks. Flavorwire’s article titled “The 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries in the World” gives us […]

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Top Ten Most Depressing Horror Books of All Time

Top 10 Most Depressing Horror Books of All Time

Horror stories have been written for centuries. Many times they were based on folklore or handed down tales. Horror can be terrifying, suspenseful, shocking or gruesome. No matter the premise of the story, horror is designed to frighten, invoke fear and make the unimaginable a possibility; in other words to elicit an emotion. Along with […]

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Brand New Cherry Flavor Review

brand new cherry flavor by todd grimson

Lisa is a struggling director living in 1990’s L.A. She was sleeping with a movie executive in order to secure a job, but when he doesn’t follow through, she wants revenge. She goes to see Boro who has knowledge of voodoo and dark magic, and who agrees to carry out her request, but she gets […]

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