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Monthly Archives: February 2017

4 Documentaries For The Horror Fan

Youtube has become a juggernaut in online media with no sign of slowing down. The platform continues to grow and the amount of content available grows with it. One of my favorite things to do on the site is watching horror based documentaries. Today I’m

Aliens Colonial Marines: Everything An Alien Game Shouldn't Be

Year 2013 Developer Gearbox Software Publisher Sega Distributor 20th Century Fox Consoles Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 A canonical sequel to James Cameron’s Aliens in video game form. Should be awesome, right? RIGHT??? Instead of shining a spotlight on awesome gems of gaming, I’ll be

3 Book Recommendations For The Horror Fan Issue #1

While my time in the Army was coming to a close, I felt a real drawback to books and writing. Something was happening to me on an unconscious level; the need to write was slowly beginning to reemerge. Looking back at my kindle purchases from

Alien Isolation: What An Alien Game Should Be

Year 2014 Developer Creative Assembly Publisher Sega Distributor 20th Century Fox Consoles Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One Synopsis Alien Isolation introduces us to Amanda Ripley, the estranged daughter of Ellen Ripley, for the first time as a protagonist. Amanda

The Throne of Bones: Ghouls Are Underutilized And Underrated

Year 1997 Author Brian McNaughton Summary A collection of horror-fantasy stories set in a decadent world where the humans are just as repulsive as the monsters who dwell in the shadows. Writer, Alan Rodgers, describes the book as follows: Imagine what Tolkien’s Lord of the

Beware The Slenderman: An Insider's Look At The Slenderman Stabbing

Summary Beware The Slenderman is an HBO documentary about The Slenderman Stabbing. On May 31, 2014, two twelve-year-old girls lured their friend into the woods, stabbed her 19 times, and left her there to die. According to the offending girls, they were trying to appease

Champions Return To Arms (Video Game Review)

A Hack and Slash game in the same vein of Diablo, set in the Everquest Universe. And it’s a sequel!  Champions: Return To Arms is a 2005 action RPG set in the Everquest universe. This title represents a couple of firsts for me. This was

Legion (TV Movie Review): I Can't Even

Year 1998 Starring Parker Stevenson, Terry Farrell, Corey Feldman Directed by Jon Hess Tagline Their mission was simple… Kill something that couldn’t be killed. What I Like The movie is only an hour and a half long. What I Don’t Like Everything else. Summary In

The Art Of The Horror Short

Short films are an underrated medium for horror. With the rise of creepypastas, it’s become more and more apparent that narratives don’t always need to be long in order to be effective. By the very nature of our technology-obsessed culture, content has to grab an audience