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Book Review: Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers

About a month and a half ago, I received in the mail a book written by Sady Doyle: Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy and the Fear of Female Power. Before reading it, I had no idea the adventure … Continue reading

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My Top Five Episodes of Tales of the Unexpected

My childhood is filled with memories of the invoking music of Tales of the Unexpected, but little else remained in my head… until recently There were a few classic episodes that I remembered, but this was only because I had … Continue reading

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Introducing: Edred, The Vampyre

From David Pinner, the prolific and celebrated author of Ritual, the novel that inspired the great Gothic cult movie, The Wicker Man, comes Edred, The Vampyre, which receives its world premiere at The London Horror Festival. Edred is a thousand-year-old bisexual … Continue reading

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So Bad They’re Good: Silver Bullet

There is no denying the phenomena that is Stephen King, but his adaptions range for Oscar-winning to, well, The Tommyknockers. And the 80s was a pot-pourri of King adaptions. But most fall into the ‘so-bad-they’re-good’ category. But let’s start with … Continue reading

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The London Horror Festival Playwriting Competition

The fabulous London Horror Festival are continuing their crusade to support emerging talent with the 2019 edition of their annual playwriting competition. In collaboration with the equally superb Danse Macabre Productions, they are this year aiming to promote the representation … Continue reading

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