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Hellbent For Horror

Mar 17, 2017

I’ve said before that horror is supposed to upset the apple cart. 

It lets us confront fears we can’t confront in any other genre.  I like when good stories challenge me, and that includes a challenge to my perspective

In the last decade or so I’ve noticed many films directed and/or written by women that...

Mar 7, 2017

What does a shark sound like as it gets closer to you?

What does October 31st sound like?

Or Marion Crane's last thought?

When you look up a long flight of stairs in Georgetown, what do you hear?

Horror Fans know.

When a haunting visual and a haunting score are in perfect harmony, they have the power to enter your...

Feb 27, 2017

Death comes for us all. 

Our love of horror makes us confront death.  Me?  I’m not so much afraid of death as the act of dying.  The fear of the pain that comes with it. 

In this episode, I talk about that human fear of death and dying.  I talk about my own experiences with people dying, and our culture’s...

Feb 7, 2017

Horror and Science Fiction share space on my book and movie shelves.

When done right they mix together to achieve scary, imaginative results.  Who can deny the power of Alien, The Terminator, or The Thing? 

But there are many, lesser-known films that mix sci-fi and horror.  In this episode I’ll talk about...

Jan 25, 2017

A "Creature Double Feature" that's so big, we needed TWO PODCASTS to tell it!

James Hancock (host of The Wrong Reel podcast) returns for Part 2 of our collaboration between our two podcasts, where we discuss two early giants of the horror genre, James Whale and Tod Browning. 

In this episode, we dive into the...