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Annabelle 2: Conjuring Up a Franchise

I grew up an avid student of the occult and paranormal. Anything macabre, arcane or outright bizarre enthralled me and I would spend hours lying on my stomach in the living room floor leafing through pages of books about ghosts,… Continue Reading →

Beware Voodoo Village

As a kid, I read lots of National Geographic magazines. I loved the articles about ancient ruins and ghost towns. There was a certain arcane and magical charm that I saw in those decaying structures. It was easy to picture… Continue Reading →

Ghosts of the South in Charleston, SC

There’s a certain charm that comes from visiting the Deep South in the spring and summer. The air is thick, humid and full of the aromas of fried foods and blooming flowers. Kudzu and Spanish moss wage war with one… Continue Reading →

We Survived Nashville Nightmare’s Zombie Apocalypse

Fewer things get my blood pumping better than haunted houses. The smells. The sights. The sounds. The anticipation. All of these things lead to much fun to be had, once I¬†enter those darkened hallways. Probably the only thing that I… Continue Reading →

Telltale’s ‘Guardians’ Flight Suffers Some Drag

Console: check. Controller: check. Game: check. Slow-moving story: check. Clunky controls: check. Bizarre combination of stop-motion and robotic character movements: check. I really want, deep in my Guardians of the Galaxy loving soul, to like the Telltale Games approach to… Continue Reading →

TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show: 2017 In Review

Greetings, fellow creepy guests. This week in #HauntLife, I am going to review the 2017 TransWorld’s Halloween and Attractions Show that took place March 24 to 26 in St. Louis, MO. This annual trade show covers more than 500,000 square… Continue Reading →

A Cure for Wellness is Down With the Sickness

Back in the early to mid ’80s, if you lived in the rural South, you rented your films at the local convenience store. VHS tapes were really expensive back then, so stores would trade out B-titles with each other. My… Continue Reading →

HAuNTcon 2017: A Preview of the Nashville Haunt Tour

This edition of #HauntLife is dedicated to the upcoming HAuNTcon 2017.¬†Taking place in my stomping grounds of Nashville, TN on January 26-30, the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention is one of the largest conventions in the country devoted to… Continue Reading →

Hollow Victories and Bittersweet Endings

There are a lot of different ways storytellers resolve their plot lines. Specifically with limited series or movies, the writer or director implements an underlying theme throughout that is meant to leave a certain impression on the viewer. Full-fledged television… Continue Reading →

Previewing the Horror Happenings of 2017

Now that a new year is upon us, it is always a good time to not only reflect on the previous year, but time to look ahead at what is coming up with anticipation. Don’t get me wrong, 2016 was… Continue Reading →

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