January 2, 2018

The Free Dictionary dot com defines ‘fear’ as a very unpleasant or disturbing feeling. Although philosophers and Vulcans insist that fear is irrational, they can’t help to feel it as well. As an evolutionary survival tactic, fear is tattooed in our genes and, as far as you know, mankind hasn’t come up with a laser…

August 9, 2017

I grew up on Stephen King’s Children of the Corn and Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. Also, on those sleepless nights that came every other day, my mom’s version of a lullaby feature stories of La Llorona and El Chupacabras; I often wonder why she still doesn’t understand why I am so screwed up….

August 9, 2017

Looking for more horrific material, I stumbled upon this blog. Read On.   Brian Evenson’s new novella, The Warren, opens with a declaration of documentation: I shall begin this written record by reporting the substance of our last conversation—which was not only the last conversation I had with Horak but the last I had with…

August 9, 2017

Though the term “weird fiction” came into being in the 19th century—originally used by Irish gothic writer Sheridan Le Fanu—it was picked up by H.P. Lovecraft in the 20th century as a way, primarily, of describing his own work. Lovecraft produced copious amounts of the stuff, as you can see from our post highlighting online…