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A Long Forgotten Lovecraft Manuscript Rediscovered

A recently rediscovered manuscript circa 1926, titled The Cancer of Superstition, co-written by Lovecraft was found in a collection of items from an old magic shop. The collection belonged to Beatrice Houdini and was commissioned by her husband, the legendary escape artist Harry Houdini. The 31-page work delves into and condemns superstition through out time. […]

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Zombie-movie master George Romero, director of "Night of the Living Dead," "Dawn of the Dead," Day of the Dead," and his latest film "Land of the Dead," poses for portrait June 16, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

George A. Romero To Pen Anthology Novel Horror Of The Living Dead With Jonathan Mayberry And Others

New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry made an exciting announcement earlier today on Facebook. He informed fans that his next project will be co-written with George A. Romero, the father of the modern zombie genre. The title of the upcoming novel will be Horror of the Living Dead. The anthology, will be filled with […]

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The Deep by Michaelbrent Collings

The Deep by Michaelbrent Collings is an interesting book. Typically when I think of sea monsters, or dangers in the ocean, my immediate thought is Jaws. This book takes that same, deeply rooted fear of both the unknown and the creatures which might dwell there, and exploits them. Initially readers aren’t quite sure of what is going […]

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'Salem's Lot Sucks Like A Good Vampire Movie Should

‘Salem’s Lot Sucks Like A Good Vampire Movie Should

“Barlow! He’s a vampire! He must be destroyed!”  — David Soul, Salem’s Lot That’s a line of dialogue from the cheesy and absolutely fun 1979 mini series, ‘Salem’s Lot. While it comes nowhere near the elegance and terror of the Stephen King novel, it totally avoids the cynicism and emptiness of the 2004 remake with […]

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Banshee by Terry Maggert

  Banshee by Terry Maggert is a science fiction and fantasy novel I was sent by the author to take a peek at. I intended to review it much sooner, but as you may read in the author’s note below, life is a very fickle thing. Initially what attracted me to this story was the focus on dragons […]

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SyFy Adapting Harrow County Comic For New Show

The SyFy channel is currently developing a new series based on Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook’s Dark Horse comic Harrow County. Dominion and Twelve Monkeys writer, Becky Kirsch, will be penning the adaption.     Horror County focuses on Emmy, who has always known that the woods surrounding her home is filled with goblins, ghosts and […]

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AMC Developing A Supernatural Series Based On Joe Hill’s Novel NOS4A2

The 2013 bestselling novel NOS4A2, by Joe Hill, the son of literary legend Stephen King, is getting a TV adaption by AMC according to Deadline. Michael Eisner’s Tornante TV and AMC Studios will be producing the project. The supernatural story centers on Victoria “Vic” McQueen, a young woman with the uncanny ability for finding things […]

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Just Say No To George Lucas (Episode II)

It’s tempting to leave the brilliant Mr. Plinkett Star Wars prequel reviews to suffice for this post. I think they should be used in film classes everywhere. Red Letter Media’s brilliant look at what went wrong with the franchise is without equal and perfectly nails everything wrong with three installments that scarred memories and almost […]

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