30 tales for our 30th post! Read about undead brides, haunted mazes, bewitched graves, the Bandage Man, the Demon Cat, and even a cameo by Alexander Hamilton!
Acclaimed horror writer of novels, short stories, and graphic novels, Victor LaValle has plenty to keep you terrified and thoughtful.
A look inside Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel which has been transformed into an upcoming HBO series. Explore high strangeness, immersive escapades, and atrocities of history.
The Netflix reboot of a creepy classic does not ask you to help solve a mystery. But let’s give it a shot!
In horror, how can Black Lives Matter if the ‘Black Dude Dies First’? Horror genre has much to answer for and is starting to change for the better.
In 1996, Scream entered the failing horror scene with an established horror director but completely new everything else. It paid off then–how does it hold up now?
Unlike its peers, ‘Urban Legend’ isn’t trying too hard. One might say it isn’t trying at all. The only ‘challenging’ aspect is keeping track of its internal urban myth bingo.
A great movie to emphasize ‘fuck death!’ Originally a draft X-Files script, Final Destination was supposed to be an ‘anti-slasher’ movie. It’s an anti-something, all right. It gets crazy, it gets dumb. Let’s die-ve into Death’s Die-sign!
I Know What You Did Last Summer is ‘prime’ teen slasher horror. Our cast is quintessentially 90s. The villain cloaked in an improbable, vaguely menacing costume. The script has the depth of a puddle. It is not a good product. But it is entertainingly mock-able.
Horror is something I truly love. It gives me an escape. It makes me think. It gives me catharsis. It gives me a creative buzz. But currently, it’s tremendously psychologically difficult to engage with.