Art the clown brutally slashed his way onto our screens in 2016, in Damien Leone’s gruesome hearkening back to the splatter-filled, SFX-loving classic films of the 70s and 80s that seasoned horror fans know and love. Since then, Art has gained traction amongst the horror community for his maniacal disposition and innate rejoicing in causing

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Hello, GoH friends! Dustin here with another round of Recent Reads. For this one, we have three reads with long titles, and I swear that wasn’t intentional. There’s Eric David Roman’s LGBTQ+ conversion camp slasher, Long Night at Lake Never (released before the recent They/Them film on Peacock), Eric LaRocca’s latest puzzle, You’ve Lost a

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Random Acts of Violence

Slasher Horror With a Conscience It’s no secret that as a society, we have become obsessed with serial killers. The most popular podcasts and television series over the past decade have explored the horrifying true crimes of killers who eluded detection long enough to gain infamy. We can’t get enough of it, even though we

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The sparsely populated northern European country of Norway is the home of large reindeer herds, fjords, the birthplace of black metal, and many quality horror films. A list of notable Norwegian horror titles includes the fable Thale (2012), the excellent, found-footage film Troll Hunter (2010), The Lords of Chaos (2018), and the newly discovered Lake

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If you’re after a movie that fits the term “cult favourite” like a glove, then look no further than 1982’s The Slumber Party Massacre. It has a brisk runtime, brimming with low-budget gore, memorably silly dialogue, and the expected amount of slasher nudity that one would expect from a Roger Corman production. Most importantly, it

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Hello there, GoH friends! This is Dustin here again with another edition of Recent Reads to share with you my thoughts on four books for July! For this one, we have Stephen Graham Jones ‘ celebration and deconstruction of slashers, My Heart is a Chainsaw, Matt Converse’s short story collection, The Four Corners of Horror,

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Hello there, GoH friends! This is Dustin here again with another edition of Recent Reads, where I usually share my thoughts on 3 books I’ve recently read. For this one, we’re trying something a little different and added one more book in the mix! I took on Silvia Garcia-Moreno’s buzzy gothic horror novel, Mexican Gothic,

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Howdy, GoH fam! Dustin here again with another edition of Recent Reads, where I share my thoughts on the latest horror book I’ve read so you can get to know me and the books a little bit better. For this one we dive into grief horror with Gus Moreno’s This Thing Between Us, Toni Morrison’s

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It is safe to say that most people are aware of the Zodiac Killer. Perhaps not his identity, but of the heinous murders committed in San Francisco during the late 1960s. He taunted the police and public with his demand for media attention, using cryptic ciphers created and distributed to newspapers across the area. Active

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Cherry Falls

1996’s Scream was a game-changer for the slasher genre. By playing with well-established conventions, the movie directly engaged the audience in a conversation about what they were watching and toyed with their expectations. This self-aware approach rejuvenated the slasher for critics and public alike, summoning a tidal wave of copycat films. This meta approach became

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