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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- THE FINAL BOOK OF THE SENTINELS OF NEW ORLEANS SERIESFrenchman StreetSentinels of New OrleansBook SixSuzanne JohnsonGenre: Urban FantasyPublisher: Suzanne JohnsonDate of Publication:  July 24, 2018ISBN: 978-0-9968220-4-6ASIN:Number
Director: Various Release date: 2016 Contains spoilers This is another portmanteau film that brings together unconnected (and I assume previously released) shorts as a whole. The wraparound has a survivor (Josh LaCasse) of an ongoing apocalypse seeki
MAN, MYTH & MAGICNo. 21974Marshal Cavendish Ltd./BPC Publishing LtdEditor: Richard CavendishCover: Photo coverPages: 40Cover price: 95 centsThe second issue of Richard Cavendish's weekly encyclopedia of metaphysics, the occult and the paranor
It's a Saturday Night souped up and four to the floor Special featuring Marvel Superhero "Luke Cage!" I had stopped reading comics by the 1970's, an evil habit I picked back up in the 80's, kind of like smoking! Bottom line is I missed the whole "Luk
As promised months ago, a Ghost Rider (original golden age version) double feature-- one from the August 1952 issue of Ghost Rider #8, but first a hot hit from Hell courtesy of the May-June 1953 issue of Ghost Rider #12. All artwork by the great Dick
Kindle Freebie July 17-21Willem The Witches of Wimberley Book 1 by Victoria DanannWillemThe Witches of Wimberley Book 1Victoria DanannGenre: Fantasy RomancePrint Length: 281 pagesPublisher: 7th House, Imprint of Andromeda LLC Publication Dat
We welcome Clark back to the blog as he looks at Valeska, a short from the collection Voices of the Damned. Author: Barbie Wilde Published 2015. Contains spoilersHorror fans will probably best know Ms Wilde as the female Cenobite in Hellraiser II: He
Many writers have a difficult time labeling their work or fitting it into specific categories or genres. In todays popular cross-genre norm, this makes sense. Novels still need to be labeled for marketability, so I want to examine the differences and
No other person has combined the fine art of film and the dark art of the occult better -- or with more audacity -- than Kenneth Anger. Now in his 90's, Mr. Anger is one of the last "strange angels" standing among the group that included Jack Whitesi
It's Friday, so, time for a Tale Of Tomorrow, it goes something like this... During a Congressional appropriations investigation, an Air Force rocket is lost in space but soon returns to Earth with an unexpected cargo, a block of ice with weird chemi
I'm back! Ah, that wonderful Edward Gorey artwork! A Gorey cover, and the Bellairs name, are almost a guarantee of a good time. At the beginning of The Mansion in the Mist, Anthony Monday, Miss Eels, and her brother Emerson are vacationing on an isla
Remember when they tell you to watch what you wish for? Well, in Adam MacDonald's 2017 Canadian horror film PYEWACKET, those words could not prove more true.  Or more disastrous.  Starring Nicole Muoz (Hemlock Grove) and Laurie Hold
A Taste of Your Own MagicAgents of A.S.S.E.T.Book TwoKatie SalidasGenre: Urban Fantasy humorousPublisher: Rising Sign BooksDate of Publication:  7/17/18ISBN: 9781732101449ASIN: B07CVWGJ8QNumber of pages: 306Word Count: 78kCover Arti
Here is the knife-wielding jack-o-lantern from the movie poster of "Halloween".
HAUNTED HORROR #34 is in stores now! Full of cannibals, murderers, vampires, and more! If you need a couple of creeped-out story examples from this great new issue then please click HERE or HERE or even HERE!And FYI: THOIA (and AEET) will return shor
Director: Izidore K. Musallam Release date: 2018 Contains spoilers Well, its another Dracula film and the fact that this actually adds another film into the characters ever-growing rsum is about the only positive that one can offer about this. Beyond
Where Would You Want to Spend the Apocalypse?My latest novel, Exiles Savage Lady: Book #3 of Survivors of the Apocalypse, wraps up this futuristic three book series in which two distinct groups of people must work together or watch mankind spiral int
I am busy co-editing a volume on the paranormal in popular culture for Routledge and came across this forthcoming volume. The Supernatural in Society, Culture and History Edited by Dennis Waskul and Marc EatonTemple University Press, 2018 In the twen
Charles Band's Full Moon Features has been entertaining audiences for 30 years with its unique brand of horror and humor. Series like Puppet Master, Trancers and Subspecies are lasting examples.A few years ago, Band entered magazine publishing with h
Time for a hot Summer Wild and Weird Wednesday and tonight's xtra-spacial host, Space Gumby!So what could be weirder than Gumby in space?Not much, but creator Art Clokey gave it lots of tries with other Gumby Sci-Fi episodes like "Moon Trip,
Sorry to have been away for the last month. Some work-related anxiety issues, and some on-and-off health issues, and gay pride, and a few other things, kept me from concentrating on blogging. But here I am! It's a lazy summer evening; we've had a lov
The reader can instantly guess from the title of THE MARK OF THE MODERATELY VICIOUS VAMPIRE (1992), by Lionel Fenn, that it's a humorous novel. It hits all the notes of classic vampire fiction and film, satirizing features of Stoker's DRACULA, Univer
You know how it goes: you make a baby, the baby becomes a bigger baby, and then an even bigger baby.  Such s the case with Final Girl, who turns a whopping 13 years old today! Thirteen. The scariest of all ages except for 666 and 40!Our Fina
 New Release Wild Irish Grace Book 7 Mystic Cove Series by Tricia OMalley As centuries blur and souls collide, Grace must come to terms with the fact that she cant control everything even her heart.Wild Irish Grace
Basil Rathbone tries to hide the cake from Boris Karloff to surprise him for his birthday on the set of "Son of Frankenstein".
Double Feature Day at THOIA with a couple of spooky kooky back-up quickies from the original supernatural 50's Ghost Rider comic series-- our first atmospheric entry comes from the August '52 issue of The Ghost Rider #8, followed by a hairy
Director: Sean Hogan (segment) Release date: 2011 Contains spoilers Little Deaths is an anthology film and by the title (i.e. la petite mort) you can tell that the segments are about sex and death, and there is some wonderful twisted, disturbing stuf
Our guest today is Icy Snow Blackstone, multi-pubbed author. She's talking about her novel. So, welcome, Icy Snow!Earthmans Bride started out as a short story which ran away with my imagination.  I knew what I wanted to say, but the story ha
Stardate: Not SpecifiedThe U.S.S Enterprise monitors a star with unusual properties, when it encounters a distress call from a malfunctioning freighter called the Sanction.The freighter is from the planet Ornara, and its confused captain TJon (Merrit
The latest issue of SCREEM is loaded with wall-to-wall DVD reviews. If you are looking for info on the latest releases, this is the place.Here's the 411 from the SCREEM team:SCREEM MAGAZINE #35 takes a look at Arrow films' BLOOD THIRSTY TRILOGY in ou
Today we gots a wild one! Director Jess Franco brings on the insanity when the great Christopher Lee plays the Lord Chief Justice of 17th century England who condemns women as witches to further his political and sexual needs!Besides Chris Lee, this
So, it's a June night, and there's a new program at the concert hall, with some interesting modern music. Here's a great part of the program; this was composed by Angelo Badalamenti as part of the soundtrack for the David Lynch film "Wild at Heart,"
THE MADNESS SEASON (1990), an epic novel by C. S. Friedman, features a unique blend of alien invasion with vampiresone vampire, anyway. Earth has been conquered by an interstellar gestalt civilization called the Tyr, who have absorbed a variety of su
A new book by my friend Heather who does an outstanding job as editor of The Wild Hunt blog. Bell, Book and Camera: A Critical History of Witches in American Film and Television by Heather Greene McFarland, 2018 The witch as a cultural archetype has
Mustard Chicken with Curly PastaI realized after taking this photo the dijon mustard was not in the shotIngredients:5 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless8 tbsp. (1 stick) (113.5g) butter, melted cup (30g) Dijon mustard4 tbsp. (60ml) lemon or lime j
He's on the attack in "House of Dark Shadows".
As promised, here's another fright-filled fight against creepy, reekin' crime-- from the March 1954 issue of Fight Against Crime #18. The Poe-esque story concept and freaky deeky art by Jon D'Agostino is made only more bizarre by the occasional off-r
Hello! Happy Friday the 13th to you. How will you be celebrating? Playing the game? Watching A New Beginning yet again? Let me tell you, friends, ever since I began loving Part V, my life has improved in countless ways. My hair is shinier and fuller,
Directed by Autumn Gieb, this is roughly 20 minutes long (excluding end titles) and I couldnt find a date although the companion piece was copyrighted to 2014. So, when I mention a companion piece youll notice from the movie poster I found that this
With all the recent movies about super heroes, we have to wonder what makes them a hero. Superman, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Black Panther. Captain America. What qualities do they all possess? Leadership, courage, selflessness, bravery in the face of
RUE MORGUE is another venerable mag on its way to 200 issues. The many times award-winning 'zine has released its summer issue. Available on the newsstand rack at your local B&N.INSIDE RUE MORGUE #183FEATURING ORIGINAL COVER ART BY BLAKE EVER
The Creature beckons you in "Creature From the Black Lagoon"!
Tonight's Saturday Night Special from 1989 is titled "Shocking Dark!" Why is it called "Shocking Dark" you might ask, and the answer is.....The actual original title was "Terminator II," and that just wasn't going to fly! Arnie's first "Terminator" m
Director: Raphal Delpard Release date: 1980 Contains spoilers La Nuit de la Mort! to give the film its original French title, is a film I stumbled across and it certainly is a vampire film, though not traditionally so we are in the realm of living va
Melissa's QuestFinding MagicBook OneBlair DrakeGenre: Paranormal RomancePublisher: Magic Quest BooksDate of Publication: June 7, 2018ASIN: B07DFTFGGVNumber of pages: 233Word Count: 81,550Cover Artist: Jennifer Zemanek/Seedlings LLCTagline: What would
Im always so happy to come and be guest on this blog. Thanks for having me!Thrilled to announce the next book in my Badari Warriors series, DARIK! The cover is another gem from the talented Fiona Jayde. For this story, I decided to write a Badari who
I know, I swore I was back, but I've been sidetracked this month by a big spring cleaning project at home and a bustling new life at the job. But now things are going well, and the kitchen floor is clean enough to eat from, so I can get back to blogg
As we saw in our last post, the ladies have seriously had it with the men! I can't say I blame them-- we're all idiots!-- and todays post from the November 1953 issue of Fight Against Crime #16 is further validation of this fact. Superb art by Doug W