The 13th Floor

Six Freaky Contemporary Novels You Can Read in One Day

Modern horror literature can be hard to track down. The publishing market is dominated by psychological thrillers, crime stories and young adult fantasies, following a few already-tired trends. Sometimes it seems fans of macabre novels and stories must look entirely to the past. But there are plenty of artists weaving dark tales from the shadows, […]

How Dante’s INFERNO Shaped the Modern Image of Hell

A recent article encountered in the Washington Post, studying adult reading habits from 1982 to 2015, found that there has been a steady decline of literative reading in the United States. That’s not to say that people aren’t reading, but it does say that American adults, when looking for a book to read, are less […]

Films 

The Resurgence of the Werewolf Film

We spent a number of years wondering why werewolves were rarely spotted in film. The truth is, most probably can’t give you a fact-based answer. A lot of makeup work goes into these film, a lot physicality is required and a fairly hefty price tag must surely come affixed. But don’t those rules apply to […]