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Creepy Crate Unboxing

We all know that it’s fun to get something in the mail. Maybe it’s even a little more if you don’t really know exactly what you’re getting. For those that love spooky surprises...

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Six Vampire Novels That Went Widely Overlooked

While they may have faded from the teen fiction world in recent years, vampire novels have always dominated genre literature and haven’t really gone away. The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and ...

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Five Short Story Adaptations that Ignored the Source Material

Short stories can often be the best place to mine for film adaptations as material doesn’t need to be cut left and right, the way it does when adapting a novel. At the same time, short fiction c...

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Why Silver Bullet Could Have Been a Classic Werewolf Movie

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet certainly has its fans. It’s not one of the best adaptations of the author’s work, but it is far from the worst. There’s something almost charming to the fact that it wear...

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Exclusive Interview: Steve Alten Talks Meg And More!

Steve Alten is the author of the popular Meg series, about a massive prehistoric megalodon shark awakened in the modern era. There are five books in the series, with the fifth having just hit stands, ...

Great October reads for young horror fans. The Haunted Mask in Goosebumps

Great Reads for Young Horror Fans

It’s the time of year to not only watch the great horror classics, but read them as well. Every Fall, you’ll see people dusting off the Stephen King titles they love to revisit or still haven’t gotten...

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Things Unseen: Why it’s so Hard to Adapt H.P. Lovecraft to Film

As someone entrenched in the horror genre, both in film and fiction, I get the same question a lot: “Why are there no good Lovecraft movies?” And there are, you just have to know where to find them. B...

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Laymon’s Terms: Examining the Untapped Cinematic Potential of Richard Laymon

While slashers dominated the screen in the 1980’s, splatterpunk dominated the page. The movement was about going as far as possible, going to extremes to unnerve and shock the reader. Naturally, this ...

Literary Vampire Sequels Worth Adapting to Film - The Glick boys in Salem's Lot

Literary Vampire Sequels Worth Adapting to Film

Vampires will always be popular in some medium or another. Sure, their mega-success comes and goes, but they never disappear. Stories about them go back as far as there are stories. But if there’s one...

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