Category Archives: Horror

Book Review—The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron

As an extreme horror junkie, I am always on the lookout for those exceptionally rare horror masterpieces that leave me not merely scared or disgusted, but rather, utterly disturbed, and ill at ease for days after finishing the final page. … Continue reading

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Book Review—At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft

Attention all Lovecraft fans; have you been struggling to get a concrete picture of what exactly Lovecraft’s alternative historical cosmos looks like? If so, read this book. “At the Mountains of Madness” was not my favorite Lovecraft story (it was … Continue reading

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I Would Survive the Zombie Apocalypse Like This…

Alright, this post is not about books at all, but seeing as zombies sometimes appear within books, I guess it’s relevant. How many of you have recurring nightmares? I have two: one is that I get a phone call from … Continue reading

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Book Review (in bulk)—Horror Horror Everywhere

It’s official: I’ve become a horror junkie. I wasn’t quite sure if it had truly happened, since I began to junk-out on horror in October and thought it may have been a pre-Halloween fad, but it’s January now and I … Continue reading

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Ted’s Caving Page

A few days ago a friend of mine sent me a link to an Angelfire website, created in 2001, that was written by a caver who claimed to have discovered something sinister while exploring a passageway in an unknown cave … Continue reading

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Book Review—Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

I’m not sure when it happened, but sometime around the end of September, with October looming in the distance and the smell of dead leaves making want to drink cider, I became a horror novel junkie.  Actually, I was always … Continue reading

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Cthulhu Ftagen He Will Come

Between the creeping madness of Poe and the blind visceral horror of Stephen King lies H.P. Lovecraft. Creator of the great Cthulhu Mythos, Lovecraft is guaranteed to make you doubt the relative safety of the known universe. Imagine, hidden in the … Continue reading

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Book Review—The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

For this particular book I shall deviate from the normal process of presenting my opinion, and instead leave you with a quotation from the very first chapter of the book: “No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely … Continue reading

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Book Review—Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

As is typical in Bradbury novels, the long, predominantly confusing first half of this book, with head-scratching, yet beautiful prose, led up to a slightly less confusing conclusion, where I finished knowing a little bit more about what it all … Continue reading

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Book Review—The Shining by Stephen King

The author of this next book is one I’ve loved since middle school, and one who every reader is guaranteed to know. Say what you want about Stephen King’s rapid fire horror novels, but he IS a modern horror genius.  It’s … Continue reading

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