He Sees You When You’re Sleeping: Krampus the Anti-Claus

2018-12-18T17:30:25+00:00

We are all familiar with the benevolent nighttime intruder who once a year indulges in mass breaking and entering to deposit gifts under indoor foliage. You know, the omnipotent fat man dressed in red who observes your every waking and sleeping moment to determine if you are “bad” or “good” [...]

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping: Krampus the Anti-Claus2018-12-18T17:30:25+00:00

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

2018-10-15T15:20:47+00:00

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol2018-10-15T15:20:47+00:00

All of This is New to You, And New Can Be Scary (The Return of Doctor Who)

2018-10-08T15:56:00+00:00

The new season (series) of Doctor Who started yesterday and I feel I am required to say something about it. Typically this is not something I do, at least in the terms of a “hot take” or some such thing. I usually like to ruminate on a thing for a [...]

All of This is New to You, And New Can Be Scary (The Return of Doctor Who)2018-10-08T15:56:00+00:00

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time

2018-10-15T14:27:16+00:00

Growing up my Saturday afternoons would be spent with creatures, monsters, ghosts, ghouls, murderers and mad scientists. Beginning around one o'clock I would settle down in front of our 17" Sony Trinatron (complete with simulated wood grain plastic sides) with a soda (typically Frank's grape or ginger ale) and a bowl [...]

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time2018-10-15T14:27:16+00:00

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror

2018-10-15T14:25:08+00:00

October has arrived - the most wonderful time of the year. There is a nip in the air, the leaves are changing and the smell of pumpkin pie surrounds us. It’s time to wear flannel as you walk a corn maze then curl up by a fire as the sun [...]

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror2018-10-15T14:25:08+00:00

David Hicks: WHITE PLAINS Book Tour: Part 2

2018-06-14T17:10:48+00:00

David Hicks published his first novel, White Plains, last year and then proceeded to launch a whirlwind tour of the USA to promote it. This he did on his own with very little support from his publisher and was basically accomplished by sheer determination and a whole lota gumption (yes, [...]

David Hicks: WHITE PLAINS Book Tour: Part 22018-06-14T17:10:48+00:00

Swim Until You Cant See Land (Saying Goodbye to Scott Hutchison)

2018-05-12T11:04:06+00:00

It was late December 2007 and I was driving home from work listening to the radio. There is an indie station that plays Christmas music by alternative bands with alternative takes on the holiday and that is the only type of Christmas music I listen to because yeah, I’m [...]

Swim Until You Cant See Land (Saying Goodbye to Scott Hutchison)2018-05-12T11:04:06+00:00

A 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

2018-02-21T12:28:20+00:00

Way back before the turn of the century (which is an extremely fun phrase to write) myself and aspiring author, Justin Rickard, decided to start an independent, self-published magazine. It was called The Pythagorean. It was melding of sorts of philosophy, spirituality and science. Our goal was to show how [...]

A 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson2018-02-21T12:28:20+00:00
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