Vampires, Zombies and Wanton Souls By Marge Simon and Sandy DeLuca ISBN-13: 978-0982855447 $17.00; 156 pages; February, 2012 Elektrik Milk Bath Press It’s not very often that I judge a book by its cover, but in the case of Vampires, Zombies and Wanton Souls, it’s hard not to. Draped […]
Day: February 11, 2014
Horror and poetry don’t often come together in a collection as entertaining and disturbing as Stephanie M. Wytovich’s Hysteria. By turns, this is a wild romp through a cast of unhinged minds: serial killers, violated corpses, mental patients, betrayed lovers, and suicidal lunatics play out their darkest fantasies in Wytovich’s demented verse.
In her debut poetry collection, Event Horizon, Valentina Cano paints with dark and light free verse to create short yet powerful poems which she terms as “Debris”. These illuminations and dislocations give insight into the sometimes troubled, but self-encouraging mind of a promising young poet.
The Best of the Horror Society 2013 rounds up twenty-eight tales from contributing members, eight of which are reprints, but representative of the fine skills that the society has to draw upon. Founder Scott M. Goriscak explains the genesis of the organization in his Foreword as an effort to bring together artists of all walks to facilitate collaboration in the horror field. Editor Carson Buckingham sums up what horrifies her in the Introduction: “After you have passed from dread to terror, horror is wreckage left for you to deal with emotionally and psychologically, and sometimes physically…”
I have one word for you…webseries. OK, don’t groan; hear me out. Yes, I know that the rapid advancement in Internet streaming technologies and the advent of home video editing suites have created a perfect storm of sorts. On one hand, just about everyone and their mothers have become auteurs […]