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The Myth of the Extreme

by George Lea The notion of the “extreme” is a perpetually problematic one in the realm of independent horror publishing. With entire sub-genres revolving around the concept, almost constant controversies concerning publishing houses and platforms that either promote subjects that some consider wholly transgressive or inconsistently decry them, the issue […]

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No Logical Way to Write a Haunting: Ghost Stories Make Humans Look Stupid

by Jay Wilburn I love ghost stories. I love them even though it has gotten weirdly hard to write any sort of haunting that makes the characters’ motivations and the necessities of the story work together. Everyone gets to the point early in the story where they realize: Yep, that’s […]

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Killer Kids Are Awesome: Let’s Talk About CHILDREN OF THE CORN

Have many times have you watched the scene in Children of the Corn when Burt runs over the kid with the slit throat? If your answer isn’t “at least fifty” then you’ve either never seen the movie or you’re a liar, because that scene is gosh darn hilarious. I tried searching for […]

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Believe the Lies, Mainline the Horror

by Jeremiah Israel Aliens exist, demons exist and every conspiracy theory you’ve ever heard is true. From now on try and operate that way in your everyday life. Believe it with a conviction that filters every interaction you have. Your relationships, your routines, your every waking moment is now drenched […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The One Reborn

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Shifting gears completely for this installment, whereas the previous entry, Jason and the Argonaut’s Talos, dealt with a cinematic creature burned into my memory since childhoood, The One Reborn is a creature from an entirely different […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Talos

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Monsters are a part of my existence, and have been since before I can recall. My earliest memories are of fascination with the beasts of mythology and fantasy; of cartoons, comics and toy-lines. Anyone who knew […]

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