Category Archives: 3. Horror

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“Killer Klowns From Outer Space” 30th Year Anniversary Celebration

Has it really been 30 years? I remember seeing Killer Klowns from Outer Space when it first came out. I was living in Santa Cruz at the time, where many of the scenes were shot. It was fun to see locations I knew transformed in the film. America’s fascination with this quirky film began on […]

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Travel Reads: “Heroes & Villains” by Andrew Boyle

Photographer Andrew Boyle spent three years photographing and interviewing the cosplayers at New York City’s Comic-Con for this book. The result is a fun picture book showcasing some amazing costuming talent. Stats Title: Heroes & Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay By Author: Andrew Boyle Hardcover: 264 pages Publisher: Smith Street […]

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Movie Review: “Annihilation” (2018)

After her husband returns home — a year after he went missing — a former army officer now biology professor signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply. Movie Stats: Title: Annihilation Director: Alex Garland Producer: DNA Films, Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions Screenplay: Alex Garland, based on the […]

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Travel Reads: “Dead Reckoning” by Charlaine Harris

What predicament has Sookie Stackhouse found herself in now? The popular series of paranormal mysteries by Charlaine Harris, which has been adapted into the hit HBO series TrueBlood, continues with the eleventh novel, Dead Reckoning. Stats Title: Dead Reckoning Author: Charlaine Harris Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Gollancz Language: English ISBN-10: 0575096543 ISBN-13: 978-0575096547 Dead Reckoning […]

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Travel Reads: “The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales” by Mark Samuels

Travel Reads: “The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales” by Mark Samuels

If H.P. Lovecraft’s dark view of the universe appeals to you, then Mark Samuels’ collection of short stories in this anthology will be right up your alley. Stats Title: The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales Author: Mark Samuels Paperback: 178 pages Publisher: Chomu Press Language: English ISBN-10: 1907681051 ISBN-13: 978-1907681059 Available on […]

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Gift Guide: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas

If your taste leans toward the macabre and you’d like to spend some relaxing time coloring, this adult coloring book might be right up your alley. Stats Title: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas (A Merry Macabre Coloring Book) Author/Illustrator: Mister Sam Shearon Paperback: 166 pages Publisher: Vesuvian Books (October 18, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1944109226 […]

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