It’s one of the most widely used and commonly bemoaned tropes in all of horror, but maybe there’s a good reason for investigating that …continue reading Defending Horror Tropes: Curiosity Kills
Horror shares the same goal of evoking fear from the audience or creating tension, but the technique used to achieve this differs around the …continue reading Cultural Differences: Eastern vs Western Horror
They’re everywhere and bigger and better than ever: What has made the horror cons so popular and such a booming business among genre fans? …continue reading Rise of the Cons: From Bit Player to Big Business
People often debate what is or isn’t horror. Good horror taps into our deepest fears, but what makes horror scary is different for everyone. …continue reading Horror Fiction Writer Asks What Makes Horror Scary?
This past Friday the 13th, I celebrated with the horror lover’s experience of a lifetime, surviving a day at Camp Crystal Lake! The alarm …continue reading Exploring Horror History: A Day at Camp Crystal Lake
The British comedy group known as Monty Python reveled in dark and twisted humor, with plenty of bloodshed, inspiring many great horror comedies. I …continue reading Monty Python: Hilarious, Irreverent and Violent A.F.