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5 More Essential Books About Horror Movies

Movies shouldn’t be the only essential media in your horror collection. There are many books on the horror industry that you will need to keep your horror game at an expert level. Yesterday we listed eight fantastic books about the horror industry that are crucial for your collection. Here are six more must-reads! THE MONSTER […]

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8 Essential Books About Horror Movies

In this world of endless exciting horror content in theaters, on TV, and streaming online, it can be hard to just sit down and pick up a book. But if you’re looking to take the leap back to the written word, an easy way to transition back to books is by reading about horror films. […]

Comic Books 

8 Classic Novels That Should Be Considered Horror

Classic literature is often associated with the academic setting – meaning dull, wholesome tales written by dead white men that teachers deem appropriate for young minds. These novels often sound lifeless or boring because academia makes it so. They are serious works, meant to be examined without humor or emotion. And that’s a damn shame. […]

Films 

Bonus Episode Of SHOCK WAVES! We Chat With MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM Author Grady Hendrix!

In this bonus episode of Shock Waves, Ryan Turek sits down with author Grady Hendrix. A former journalist, Grady has made a name for himself writing SATAN LOVES YOU and, later, HORRORSTOR, MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM and the upcoming look at the pulp horror novel scene of the ’70s and ’80s PAPERBACKS FROM HELL. Tune […]

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Joe R. Lansdale Releases BUBBA HO-TEP Prequel Book BUBBA AND THE COSMIC BLOOD-SUCKERS!

Whaaaaaa? I love BUBBA HO-TEP. It’s not only one of my fave of Don Coscarelli’s flicks, but I also think it’s the finest performance Bruce Campbell has ever given. Sure, the idea of him playing an elderly Elvis Presley that teams up with a black JFK to battle an ancient Mummy in an East Texas […]

Films 

A Readthrough of the SIXTH SENSE Children’s Book Series

“I didn’t do it!” Then the noose tightened. That is the real life blurb on the front of the real life children’s book THE SIXTH SENSE, SECRETS FROM BEYOND #3: HANGMAN. That’s right, M. Night Shyamalan’s hit supernatural drama THE SIXTH SENSE spawned a three-part kids’ mystery series, released between 2000 and 2001. And no, […]

Scary Fun 

Like GOOSEBUMPS? Try 10 Lesser-Known Adolescent Horror Books

As a lifelong fan of the macabre who didn’t get into horror movies until high school, I spent a lot of time exploring the darker side of culture in literary form. As such, I’ve happened across a lot of horror books meant for young readers that stray a little further from the beaten path than […]

Scary Fun 

10 Recent Horror Novels that Will Scare the Hell Out of You!

Some people love to spend Halloween at massive gatherings while dressed as the latest pop culture trend, while others want to just keep a low profile and curl up with a spine-chilling book. The following 10 books are wonderfully terrifying recent releases (within the past 2 years) that are guaranteed to captivate your imagination on […]

TV 

5 Books to Read After Binging on STRANGER THINGS

So you’ve devoured all eight episodes of the addictive Netflix series STRANGER THINGS in a day. You’ve cried for Barb, disagreed with Nancy’s choice in men, and you identified with Chief Hopper on his coffee morals. But, the series left you with more questions than answers and you don’t know what to do with yourself. […]

Films 

Master Of Horror Mick Garris Unleashes New Novella UGLY!

Mick Garris continues to be tremendously prolific in all his creative endeavors. The creator of the Showtime series “Masters Of Horror” just wrapped up an episode of the show DEAD OF SUMMER, which premieres June 28th on the Freeform network. He’s also recently done episodes of WITCHES OF EAST END and RAVENSWOOD; Scream Factory recently announced […]

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18 WHEELS OF HORROR Is Ready To Run You Over!

Show of hands, who else loves MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE… Really? OK, how ’bout CHRISTINE? That’s more like it! Well, for those of you that are on the hunt for a little automotive antagonism, the new anthology book 18 WHEELS OF HORROR is for you! As described in the official press release, 18 WHEELS OF HORROR “contains […]

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Killer POV Pick Of The Week – Bob Randall’s THE FAN

This week on the Killer POV, we shifted the usual conversation from horror movies and delved into a discussion all about “literary horror!” It seemed only fitting considering our guest was Del Howison, the owner (along with his wife Sue) of Dark Delicacies, the premiere horror bookstore located in beautiful Burbank, California. Del’s also an author […]