Horror at the Beach! (or Attack of Pale Pasty Man!)

On Saturday, I returned from a week at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the one place I feel comfortable walking around without my shirt. Despite being an Alabama boy, I suffer from Pale Pasty Syndrome. My upper body is a fish-belly-white mass covered with patches of wiry, black fur. It’s not a pretty sight ... unless …

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One Writer + Two Columns = Good News for Horror Fans

With the seemingly impenetrable jungle of websites featuring horror news, entertainment, and columns, it was initially tough for me to find a consistently horrific watering hole for interesting, in-depth reporting on the topics I love, like extreme horror and 1980s horror films. Enter Bloody Disgusting. More specifically editorial columnist Meagan Navarro. Navarro writes two of …

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‘Once-ghettoized’ horror genre is mainstream … puh-lease

An article on April 12 by The Associated Press titled “Horror, cheap and in-demand, comes to Hollywood’s rescue” is an example of the utter lack of perspective and depth prevalent in the mainstream media. Obviously, the article is a reactionary piece to the recent success of A QUIET PLACE. Citing last year’s box office hits, …

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