Horror

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

In the second of three Halloween-type posts about recent Stephen King movies and TV shows, Steve checks into Mr. Mercedes, a book/TV series about a killer who uses a car as a deadly weapon! Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

In this first of three Halloween-y columns examining several media adaptations of Stephen King works, Steve talks about the new movie, and what’s wrong with IT. Read More »

Anime roundup 10/5/2017: Making Reservations

Anime roundup 10/5/2017: Making Reservations

In this week's viewing: Three more finales, and a simple way to pick the best show of the season. Read More »

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

For all its faults, IT is horror’s Moby Dick – a gargantuan tale so full of powerfully rendered characters, ideas and episodes that it bears returning to and analysing, one memorable passage at a time. Read More »

TAINTED LOVE by Jack Strange Based on an original idea by Barny Mukherjee

TAINTED LOVE by Jack Strange Based on an original idea by Barny Mukherjee

I had another motive for agreeing: Veshi was charming, good-looking, and preternaturally magnetic. Of course, as an anthropologist I couldn’t get involved with a member of a people I was studying – that would have been unprofessional, to say the leas... Read More »

Anime roundup 9/28/2017: Four Cliffhangers and a Funeral

Anime roundup 9/28/2017: Four Cliffhangers and a Funeral

In this week's viewing: Katsugeki Touken Ranbu is over, but everyone else is just gearing up for the end of the season. Read More »

Review: Horse of a Different Color by John L. Lansdale

Review: Horse of a Different Color by John L. Lansdale

Sometimes, the biggest difference between mystery and horror is the authenticity of the monster. Horse of a Different Color by John L. Lansdale satisfies both. Read More »

Anime roundup 9/21/2017: Up Against It

Anime roundup 9/21/2017: Up Against It

In this week's viewing: Guru-Guru and Chronos Ruler set up climactic confrontations, Made in Abyss confronts yet another horror, and more! Read More »

Anime roundup 9/14/2017: The Waiting Game

Anime roundup 9/14/2017: The Waiting Game

In this week's viewing: Chronos Ruler gives its villain a proper introduction, Made in Abyss brings in a long-awaited hero, and more! Read More »

RAISING DAVE by Jack Strange:  The Conclusion

RAISING DAVE by Jack Strange: The Conclusion

The concluding chapters! Read More »

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