Eight Strange Tales of Appalachian Gothic Weirdness

With its strange history, isolated communities, and a sense of place all its own, Appalachia represents the perfect backdrop for a uniquely American brand of folk horror. […]

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October 20, 2021 Books

No One Here Knows I’m a Vampire: A Spooky Matt Berry Reading List

In honor of the funniest man on television, the list you never knew you needed: what to read next based on your favorite Matt Berry project. […]

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October 14, 2021 Books, On Screen

The Couple That Slays Together: 5 of Horror’s Unlikeliest Duos

This Thing Between Us author Gus Moreno picks five of horror’s best odd couples, from Ben and Barbara to Clarice and Hannibal and beyond. […]

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October 13, 2021 Books

8 Standout Horror Game Demos From This Fall’s Steam Next Fest

From pixel art folk horror to backwoods deck-building, here are eight of the most promising horror game demos we played at the October 2021 Steam Next Fest. […]

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October 7, 2021 On Screen

10 Shorter, Sharper Stories For A Quick Hit of Horror

Ten super-short horror stories to scare the shorts off you in four pages or less. […]

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September 30, 2021 Books

Broken Windows to the Soul: 5 Books Featuring Eye Horror

Eric LaRocca’s most recent novella asked the question “What have you done today to deserve your eyes?” Now he rounds up five horror books about all the horrible things that can happen to your delicate eyeballs. […]

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September 7, 2021 Books

Someone’s Definitely Home: 6 Unusual Haunted House Books

Six horror stories that defy all expectations about what a haunted house book should be. […]

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August 24, 2021 Books

Unhappily Ever After: 6 Terrifying Reimagined Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are the original horror stories – here are six books of reimagined fairy tales and folklore that will unnerve, disturb, and delight you. […]

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August 5, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part III: Massachusetts to New Jersey

Travel across America with the third installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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July 19, 2021 Books

7 Horror B-Movies For When You Want Something Trashier

Sometimes you just need a schlocky horror B-movie – here are seven movies not afraid to walk on the trashier side of cinema. […]

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June 28, 2021 On Screen

Real-Life Horror: 5 Fictional Horror Books Based on True Crime Stories

Five works of horror fiction inspired by terrifying true stories of crime, murder, and tragedy, from David Koresh to Lizzie Borden and beyond. […]

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May 27, 2021 Books

Jobs From Hell: Five Works Of Horror About The Horror Of Work

Five horror books about jobs that just might kill you. Labor is entitled to all it produces, but sometimes, labor might say “nah, I’m good.” […]

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April 30, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part II: Hawaii to Maryland

Travel across America with the second installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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April 28, 2021 Books

RPG Nightmares: 5 Horror Games to Play with Your Friends

These five multiplayer horror RPGs are the perfect way to scare yourself and your friends, all from the comfort of your own homes. […]

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April 27, 2021 On Screen

Chronic Chills: In Praise of the Stoner Horror Movie

Cannabis and horror go together like slashers and masks – this 4/20, celebrate with these ten classic stoner horror movies. […]

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April 20, 2021 On Screen

They Never Asked to Be Born: Seven Teenage Terrors

It’s hard being a teenager at the best of times, but at the worst, it’s downright horrifying. These seven books capture what a nightmare adolescence can be. […]

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April 7, 2021 Books

5 New Books From Old Favorite Authors Coming This Year

Yearning for new books from your favorite authors? Here are five books hitting shelves this year from Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, and more. […]

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March 25, 2021 Books

5 Witchy Horror Books to Bewitch Your Bookshelf

Whether you’re a good witch or a bad witch, these five witchy horror books will leave you with only one conundrum: witch one to read next. […]

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March 18, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part I: Alabama to Georgia

Travel across America with the first part in our our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.). […]

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March 11, 2021 Books

6 Works of Horror Memoir True Enough to Be Terrifying

These six books look at the ways in which horror influences and is influenced by our culture, our history, and ourselves. […]

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March 10, 2021 Books

She Frightened Me With Science: 6 Sci-Fi Horror Novels

Science fiction is so often optimistic, but these six sci-fi horror novels explore the genre’s darker side, from deep space to Arctic wastes and beyond. […]

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March 4, 2021 Books

12 Horror Games to Look Forward to in 2021

2021 is shaping up to be a great year in horror gaming: from tense, tightly-paced indie games to massive, sprawling RPGs, there’s something for everyone. […]

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February 12, 2021 On Screen

You Might Not Want to Go Home Again: 6 Tales of Homecoming Horror

VIsiting the place you grew up is rich fodder for horror stories – here are six horror books about the oddness of coming home. […]

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January 20, 2021 Books

This Woman’s Work: 7 Works of Feminist Horror

Seven novels, anthologies, and short story collections celebrating feminist horror from women writers the world over. […]

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December 9, 2020 Books

Festive Frights: Five Holiday Horror Novels

These five works of holiday horror are a guaranteed remedy to the cloyingly gingerbread saturated cuteness of classic holiday tales. […]

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December 7, 2020 Books

Horror for the Holidays: The Best Gifts for Horror Readers

If you need the perfect gift for the horror reader in your life, these 14 2020 horror books will guarantee you champion gift-giver status. […]

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December 2, 2020 Books, On Screen

7 Family Gathering Horror Movies To Take The Edge Off The Holidays

Things can get tense at family holiday gatherings – here are 7 horror movies that’ll make you thank your lucky stars your family is only a little quirky. […]

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November 23, 2020 On Screen

Short Sharp Shocks: 6 Horror Short Story Collections for Longer Nights

2020 has been a banner year for short-form horror fiction – here are six of the best horror short story collections and anthologies to dive into right now. […]

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November 20, 2020 Books

Dark Sangre: Five Latinx Horror Writers You Should Know

Five Midnights author Ann Dávila Cardinal expounds on five Latinx authors of horror and dark fiction you should read right now. […]

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November 10, 2020 Books

9 Halloween Horror Books Set in October

Obviously, October is the perfect horror reading month. That said, if you’re like me these days, you require a constant reminder of which month it is. Keeping track of time […]

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October 27, 2020 Books

Shaun Hamill’s Introduction to Dark Wonder: A Syllabus

Shaun Hamill’s guiding concept as a writer is “Dark Wonder” – here are five short stories, novellas, and movies to get you started in this niche genre. […]

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October 8, 2020 Books, On Screen

What to Read Next Based on Your Favorite Stephen King Novel

Once you’ve leveled up in Stephen King’s indelible horror fiction backlist, expand your horizons with these readalikes based on your favorite King novel! […]

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September 21, 2020 Books

Six Horror Books About the Nastier Side of Suburbia

We’re all familiar with the suburbs in horror. They’re a place of white picket fences, of idyllic surroundings, of neighbors who love each other. They tend to be a place […]

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September 14, 2020 Books

Bright Days, Dark Fiction: 5 Horror Reads for Summer

Five spinetingling stories of shock suitable for the savvy summer skeptic. […]

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August 31, 2020 Books

6 Horror Movies That Feel Like Vintage Paperbacks

Enjoy some visual comfort food with these six vintage horror movies that capture the comforting feeling of a well-loved paperback pulp horror novel. […]

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August 26, 2020 On Screen

5 Books That Explore the Horrors of Racism

Horror fiction has much to say about real-world racism — if we’re willing to listen. […]

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August 18, 2020 Books

Morbid Manga: 4 Must-Read Horror Manga

Four frighteningly good horror manga for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 13, 2020 Books

6 Relaxing PC Horror Games For When You Need To Chill

A relaxing horror game sounds counterintuitive, we know, but these six PC games provide atmosphere without going too heavy on the jump scares. […]

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August 10, 2020 On Screen

Visual Terrors: 4 Must-Read Horror Comics For Your Reading List

Four frighteningly good horror comics for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 7, 2020 Books

6 Horror Short Stories That Haunt Us

Scary things come in small packages. Some of the most frightening horror we’ve ever read has come in the form of short stories – here are six we can’t shake. […]

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July 28, 2020 Books