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31 Days Of Dreadtober: The Unsettling World Of Coraline

Day 23 Originally a dark horror fantasy novel written by Neil Gaiman, 2009’s Coraline animated movie brought to life a strange and beautiful retrospective on childhood and wish fulfillment. Like so many fairytales before, an eccentric young girl finds herself struggling to find a place in the

31 Days Of Dreadtober: Down The Funhole

Day 11 When I was 17, I found myself enamored by a black box. I had been walking my dog along the sea wall, not a block from my seaside home, when I spotted it nestled among an outcrop of rocks jutting from the shoreline.

31 Days Of Dreadtober: Why Religion Scares

Day 5 Horror and religion go together like peanut butter and jelly. They always have and they always will. But why is that? What innate qualities do the two possess to enable such a strong reaction when they are mixed together? 1)Elder Stories Religious texts are

Gaming With Papa Smerph II- The Evil Geek Cult Podcast Ep. 10

On this episode of The Evil Geek Cult Podcast, I introduce my father to some more games! We discuss Telltale’s The Walking Dead(Season 1), Far Cry: Blood Dragon, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Xcom: Enemy Within. We also discuss some of the most important questions of

Dragon Age: The Masked Empire Book Review

Year 2014 Author Patrick Weekes Summary Empress Celene struggles to navigate the dangerous political climate of her powerful nation, Orlais. Her cousin, The Grandduke Gaspard, seeks to undermine her power at every turn and treasonous whispers can be heard among the nobles who hide behind

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Andy Muschietti's Road To IT

Day 2 IT(2017) just won’t stop making money and continues to make headlines, although it’s been weeks since its release weekend. It’s my sincere belief that a large part of that success is owed to director Andres Muschietti, often credited as Andy Muschietti. Whether you liked

3 Book Recommendations For The Horror Fan (Issue #3)

Its been a while since this “Literature” tab got used and I thought it was high time to change that. For whatever reason, I’ve been having trouble finishing books, even books that I am really into. However, I would like to change that. Today we’re

Maximum Ride (Netflix Movie Review): X-men Done Wrong

Year 2016 Starring Allie Marie Evans, Patrick Johnson, Lyliana Wray, Luke Gregory Crosby, Gavin Lewis, Tetona Jackson, Zayne Emory, Peter O’Brien Directed by Jay Martin Tagline (None) Synopsis Six children escape from a lab called “the School,” with the help of their caretaker.  They flee

Trade Table #3 X-men: God Loves, Man Kills(Graphic Novel)

This X-men Graphic Novel (GN) is from 1982, way back in the glory days of Marvel.  The Graphic Novel was a new format that Marvel was trying out, and like everything else Marvel touched with X-men mutant pixie dust, it turned to gold. Chris Claremont’s