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Castle Dracula

120 Years and Counting: Why Dracula is More Modern Than It’s Given Credit For

Believe it or not, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is 120 years old. With the amount of impact it’s had on pop culture, from movies and television, books and comics and video games, to cereals, to the fact that...

Seven Intense Scenes from the IT Novel We’d Love to See in the Film

IT is here. The wait is over. The feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic has finally arrived and it’s getting some pretty stellar reviews. As I still haven’t had the chance to see it, I tho...

Infernal Parade by Clive Barker

Seven Less Popular Clive Barker Creations That Deserve the Feature Film Treatment

It’s been a few years since we’ve seen a film adaptation of Clive Barker’s work. That’s unfortunate, because he is and always has been one of the best storytellers in the business. There’s something a...

The Bailey School Kids

Beyond Goosebumps: Kids Horror Books That Are All But Forgotten

Many fans have loved horror most of their lives. Before we were allowed to watch the movies, many of us got into the genre through book series like Goosebumps or Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. But...

Mr Mercedes

Still the King: The Seven Most Chilling Stephen King Stories of the Decade So Far

Stephen King will never not be one of the most iconic names in the horror genre. But when we think of his work, we tend to think of Carrie, Salem’s Lot, The Shining, Pet Sematary, It… we tend to think...

Ghost Story

Why Ghost Story is a Muddled Adaptation (That’s Still Scary as Hell)

Peter Straub’s Ghost Story is one of the scariest—if not the scariest—books I’ve ever read in my life. It’s a powerful, deeply character driven novel that takes a cold, hard look at small towns and th...

Ralphie Glick in Salem's Lot 1979

Lonely Roads, Dark Towers, and the Salem’s Lot Franchise We Could Have Had

Salem’s Lot is one of Stephen King’s simplest novels in terms of the actual plot: a small Maine town is invaded by vampires. That’s the basic crux of the entire story. Yet, it’s also probably my favor...

Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell

Book Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell

Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell has a concept so bizarre you wouldn’t think it could possibly work. What if Holmes, world’s greatest detective, faced off against Clive Barker’s Cenobites. It’...

Satanic Panic

Book Review: Satanic Panic: Pop Culture Paranoia in the 1980s

Satanic Panic is a newly released reference book from FAB Press on one of the most interesting crazes in American history. This is an amazing resource on the cultural satanic paranoia of the 1980s, co...

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