Horror

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DIY – American Mary and Excision

Whether you go to the cinema to see an 80 minute film which took a million dollars to make, or a film which runs over three hours and cost the equivalent of the GDP of a small nation, your ticket will cost the same. It hardly seems fair – a lux... Read More »

REVIEW: Dead Island- Riptide

REVIEW: Dead Island- Riptide

(Review copy played on the Xbox 360 console, mileage may vary) There was one game that came out in 2012 that I played far more than any other. FAR more. Dead Island. And now it has a sequel! If you haven’t checked it out, the Dead Island franchise (... Read More »

Remembering a Ghastly Legend

Remembering a Ghastly Legend

Lawson Deming gave us the friendly neighborhood vampire Sir Graves Ghastly, the horror movie host who helped many young impressionable fans enjoy old time science fiction and horror. Read More »

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Terence Jackson

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Terence Jackson

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the op... Read More »

An Unhappy Burtiversary

An Unhappy Burtiversary

Ten years ago this past March, I enjoyed the greatest TV moment of my lifetime- the debut of Tremors: the Series, on the Scifi Channel. Two hours of heady, Burt Gummer-fun. Just a few months later, my Friday nights were cruelly taken from me by Scifi... Read More »

Review: Zombie Jesus and Other True Stories

Horror and alternate history are difficult genres to mash up. You just don’t see them together very often and despite my firm belief in the adaptability of alternate history, it is rare when you see an author effectively combine horror and alte... Read More »

Rod Serling

Is This the Greatest Era for Horror TV?

While researching my article on this spring’s horror TV debuts, I was struck by the volume of new programs. Six new horror shows joining a field already somewhat dense with genre series felt unusual. I wondered whether there were other periods ... Read More »

Diggin’ The Crates

Diggin’ The Crates

There is a term in rap/hip-hop culture called Crate Digging. It means endlessly trawling through classic funk, soul & every other kind of record imaginable, looking for the rarest, choicest samples. The task of any modern journalist, especially o... Read More »

The Artful Collector: Why Collecting Art is Such a Hard Job

The Artful Collector: Why Collecting Art is Such a Hard Job

Someone in a chat room I used to contribute to, once made an unforgettable statement: “it’s easy to collect art if you have money!” Hah!  How I wish money were the answer!  And that a fat wallet could make all the hard work of collecting go away! Col... Read More »

11 Things You Must Know About the New Evil Dead

11 Things You Must Know About the New Evil Dead

Sequels tend to be the re-used tea bags of film—reminiscent of earlier, stronger experiences now weak and watery. Remakes can be even more dangerous, especially when the original material is revered. There are some instances where the remake is super... Read More »

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