An instrumental Italian
progressive-rock band with a cumbersome history and a cult following, Goblin
built its vast reputation largely by composing scores for iconic horror films
in the 1970s. Yet longtime keyboardist Maurizio Guarini prefers sci-fi movies
I don’t know why retired
Milwaukee pathologist Reuben Eisenstein decided to set his debut novella during
the 1970s, but the choice was spot on.
Date Certain takes place in the post-Vietnam War, post-Watergate,
post-’60s-activism Carter years—a period of national apathy and
Many short stories by 20th-century
master of horror H.P. Lovecraft have been transposed in recent years into
graphic novel format. One of the artists involved in those projects, I.N.J.
Culbard, has moved on to Lovecraft’s novella
Aaron Kopec's horror stories at the Alchemist Theatre have collected quite a rogues' gallery over the
years. Past villains have included Dracula, Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes.
This fall, Kopec delves into less familiar...
Witchcraft, war, murder and romance abound in The Orphanmaster, the debut novel by Jean Zimmerman. Set in 1663 New Amsterdam (present-day Manhattan), The Orphanmaster tells the story of orphaned Blandine van Couvering...
Our society hides death in a haze of euphemism (what did he pass, a kidney stone?) and antibacterial has become a lifestyle, yet we also live in a culture where gruesome flourishes and horror are an industry. These are among the paradoxes explored...