Taphophobia and Other Fears

Most horror writers like to scare and unnerve with their fiction. We’re a little twisted that way. In today’s digital age, when everyone can see everything ever created to scare people by hitting play, the opportunities to terrify readers, moviegoers, and video gamers are more challenging than ever. A lot of people enjoy being scared …

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Top 10 Horror Movies of 2018 (So Far)!

My favorite horror columnist, Bloody Disgusting's Meagan Navarro, delivered a halftime report for horror films released in 2018 with her June 11th post titled "Here Are the Best Horror Movies of 2018 (So Far)!" Navarro lists nine movies, and as usual, she nails it. I added a 10th at the end, but I totally agree …

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Horror Book Review: BRING HER BACK

BRING HER BACK by Bram Stoker Award-nominated author Jeff Strand combines the awkward sweetness of Strand's best characters with a tragedy that ends in brutal violence. Here's the Amazon description: Frank knows that he's creepy. There's nothing he can do about it. His creepiness — along with the fact that his father once killed eleven …

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Horror Movie Review: REVENGE

REVENGE is a brutal rape-revenge action movie written and directed by a woman who injects her hero-victim with a mythic will to survive. French filmmaker Coralie Fargeat stylishly directs a female empowerment film filled with the bloody violence but without the excessive sadism of other more extreme rape-revenge movies. The plot is simple and straightforward. …

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Horror Movie Review: STILL/BORN

Shudder exclusive STILL/BORN is a well-crafted psychological horror film about a young mother who's either suffering from postpartum depression or dealing with a demon's designs on her newborn son. Directed by Brandon Christensen, STILL/BORN opens with the heartbreaking hospital scene of a mother named Mary losing one of her twins in childbirth. The next scene …

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One Writer + Two Columns = Good News for Horror Fans

With the seemingly impenetrable jungle of websites featuring horror news, entertainment, and columns, it was initially tough for me to find a consistently horrific watering hole for interesting, in-depth reporting on the topics I love, like extreme horror and 1980s horror films. Enter Bloody Disgusting. More specifically editorial columnist Meagan Navarro. Navarro writes two of …

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