Tag horror literature

Charlie Manx Finally Gets a Backstory in NOS4A2

Per Matt Sometimes, when you’re a soul-eating vampire, you’re bound to lose your way. Whenever you’re not kidnapping children and whisking them off to the magical Christmasland, a place which exists solely within the mind of Charlie Manx, you might… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure: Creepshow

What kind of images instantly come to your mind when Creepshow is mentioned? Not Shudder’s remake, but the movie from the ’80s.

It Chapter Two Should Be the End of the Story

Hollywood, please listen to me and horror fans everywhere: It Chapter Two should be the end of the story. Take the idea of Chapter Three and put it in the same folder as you do for Harvey Weinstein and conservative… Continue Reading →

Paperbacks From Hell is a Killer Read

Per Matt Growing up, long before dial-up modems were a thing and the internet was confined to the military’s ARPANET, the only way to access the information superhighway was by visiting the neighborhood drug store, grocery store and bookstore, where… Continue Reading →

Psychics and Vampires: What Happened in NOS4A2?

More vampires? AMC jumps back onto the genre bandwagon with NOS4A2, as the new television series adapts author Joe Hill’s best-selling horror and dark-fantasy novel for the small screen.

Horror Comes to Hypericon

Hypericon is returning to Nashville this weekend for three days of cosplay, fandom and the best of local sci-fi and fantasy on display. There’s going to be a little something for everyone, including horror fans. Among the panels, pageants, discussions… Continue Reading →

Discussing Nashville Ballet’s The Raven with Chris Stuart

First thing’s first: This isn’t just an interview with Chris Stuart, who is the choreographer for The Raven that recently played at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, but he also happens to be a dear friend of mine, so this… Continue Reading →

Restoring My Faith in Cons: A Hypericon 12 Review

My first convention experience was terrible. It was a Star Trek convention at the old Nashville Convention Center in the early ’90s full of elaborate cosplays, most of which were just good enough that the 8-year-old little Danno ended up… Continue Reading →

Digging Up the Dead at Walker Stalker 2017

Does anyone know the last time that John de Lancie (Q from Star Trek TNG) came through Nashville to a con? The answer is sometime in the late ’90s or early 2000s. That’s the last time I attended a convention.

The Miss P Trilogy Checks Out With Library of Souls

It is true we live in a strange world, but the imagination of author Ransom Riggs is particularly peculiar. In Book Three of his first series of novels (nicknamed Miss P by his fans), he has created an astounding one where children with… Continue Reading →

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