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

Another year has passed, delivering us a terrible bounty of new horror books to terrify us on quiet nights. Taken together, 2017’s best horror books were a little more introspective than last year’s, striking at the heart and bringing us visceral scares, from Scott Thomas’s psychologically affecting house of horrors in Kill Creek, to the raw…

August 9, 2017

Waking up at 4:00 am to go to work at McD’s, where homeless were the number one customers, wasn’t enjoyable to Jonathan, anymore; to add further disgrace, imagine when it was a rainy morning. Thankfully, though, his house on De La Vina Street was about five blocks away from his work, which made his reality…

August 9, 2017

Waking up at 3:00 am wasn’t funny. It was scary. Mostly after having watched a horror movie featuring a priest who explained the meaning of ‘the dark hour’ to a jury, and listened to an Eminem’s song with the same subject. Peter was afraid he’d pee in his pants after recalling those things. Besides, he’d…