Archive | October, 2014


Artist Spotlight Chuck Ramos

  This week’s Artist  Spotlight is Daniel “Chuck” Ramos.  The main focus of his artwork is iconic horror subjects. His artwork has a wonderfully dark, yet soft appearance. The Jason piece (above) is what originally drew my attention to Chuck’s artwork, but he is truly talented. He finds inspiration from the horror art and posters of […]

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The Zombie Cookbook

I don’t have anything but good things to say about The Zombie Cookbook by J.O. Osbourne. This book is full of great, simple recipes that both sound and can be made to look very spooky. I thought it would be a good book to check out prior to Halloween festivities and I was right! This […]

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Interview With Author Marcus Wynne

This week I had the honor of interviewing author and business owner Marcus Wynne, who has been featured on shows including  Dateline, Primetime, Oprah and Good Morning America. The US Army Veteran worked with the Federal Air Marshals for a time. Marcus is the CEO of Accentus-Ludus LLC ,which is the world’s foremost training designer for military and police forces […]

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Sian Harries Spotlight Artist Of The Week

This week’s Spotlight Artist is the talented Sian Harries.  Sian, a resident of South Wales, creates fantastic portraits of our favorite horror icons.  Sian’s artwork is created with acrylics on paper. She tends to avoid using any professional equipment, including paint brushes and prefers to paint with whatever is close at hand.   Sian’s artwork can be purchased […]

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Little Slices of Death

If I gave you the choice of unloading a clip in a starving zombie or becoming one, I’m sure most would choose the former. It just sounds more fun. If you did want to experience zombification, there is a way to come close to that. As botanists know, you can zombify yourself by eating puffer fish that contain a certain […]

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Artist Spotlight Painter Matt Rich

This week’s Artist is talented painter and musician, Matt Rich. Matt, a resident of Bristol UK,  primarily works with acrylic paint on canvas. His wonderful Walking Dead piece is originally what caught my eye but after looking at more of his work I was left truly impressed. “My artworks explores famous, infamous or cult personalities usually with a […]

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"I saw breasts with eyes!"

The Birth of Frankenstein: Ken Russell’s Gothic Hallucination

Laudanum, leeches, orgies and a decapitated pig. Not exactly what comes to mind when you think of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. For my first classic review as a guest here, I am honored to dive into Ken Russell’s Gothic (1986). Russell was a polarizing master of disturbing, nonsensical imagery. Gothic explores the night Mary Shelley conceived her […]

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