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Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Why have so many Stephen King novels remained so stubbornly resistant to Hollywood adaptation? Read More »

Book Review: Zombie Gold by John L. Lansdale

Book Review: Zombie Gold by John L. Lansdale

Zombie Gold by John L. Lansdale welcomes a wide range of readers by combining zombies with supernatural elements, classic folklore, science fiction and a touch of American history. Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known "monster movie" of them all, James Whale's "Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff. Read More »

Lost Curiosities: The Disappearing Death Ray

Lost Curiosities: The Disappearing Death Ray

Did Tesla have a death ray? Did the FBI take the plans? Read More »

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze. Read More »