The People in the Refrigerator

I never liked Bob. I liked him even less when I found out about him. He moved down the street last year. We assumed he was just your average Joe Lunchbucket, and from all appearances he was. He worked at the bank, like several other people on our street. His home was adequately maintained, as …

The Walking Trauma

The Season 7 premier of The Walking Dead established many unusual aspects about the audience. There is no denying the emotional impact or the harrowing intensity, but many viewers have vowed to stop watching. You can find such articles here, here, here, and here. The backlash begs the question as to what, exactly, the audience …

Dear Local Paper: An Open Letter

The polarizing political year has brought several problematic aspects of the media to the forefront. Several newspapers have lost notable readerships, just because of a newspaper’s petty bias . In truth, the future doesn’t look good for many periodicals. This doesn’t have to be. The great Decline of Newspapers is indeed an actual issue, and has been …

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Women in Horror

As more and more studies on the genre emerge, it is becoming clearer and clearer that women create a much larger audience for horror, and supernatural thrillers, than has been previously assumed. This section of the site is dedicated to news, articles, and information regarding this surge of awareness. (Female horror fans have always known …