A Crash Course in Broken Hearts

Collision - Stories by J.S. Breukelaar A Book Review by Shane Douglas Keene While I couldn’t by any means be called a newcomer to the works of speculative fiction author J.S. Breukelaar, she is a relatively new discovery for me. With the exception of a few short and breathtaking stories, two of which are now... Continue Reading →

Hair of the Dog that Ate You

Carnivorous Lunar Activities by Max Booth III Book Review by Shane Douglas Keene A funny thing about humor in horror is that I more often than not don’t find it funny, and I frequently find it annoying. I haven’t had much luck in that arena, with a few notable exceptions that I can count on... Continue Reading →

Women in the Shadows

10 Horror Films Directed by Women by Shane Douglas Keene This is something we don’t talk about a lot but should. When people talk about cinema, horror in particular, you always hear a group of usual male suspects names being bandied about when it comes to speaking of directors. And while I’m certainly not going... Continue Reading →

Life, Death, and Firecrackers

At the End of the Day I Burst Into Flames by Nicholas Day Book Review by Tracy Robinson About At the End of the Day I Burst Into Flames These are his final moments. In the little city of Wood River, Illinois, a man nicknamed Firecracker knows the end is near. The fire is coming,... Continue Reading →

Is It Really Murder?

“Am I Evil?” by Nick Younker A short story review by Elizabeth Tabler “Charlie Denton beat me like I had soiled the sanctity of his very existence.” Synopsis From the author, “A sociopathic man toys with State Investigator Linton Derr while being interrogated about a murder in the dead of night at an empty police... Continue Reading →

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