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Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Hey all, October’s already winding down and I’ve totally dropped the ball, but here’s a recommendation today of a book that I’ve devoured. Night Film by Marisha Pessl. I’ve heard people calling it an “ultimate guilty pleasure,” but I have no idea what that means. My love for this book is overt, non-guilty, and exuberant. […]

October 21, 2013 READ MORE →

Speaking at SXSW

Hi all, just a quick notice. I learned yesterday that I’ll be speaking at SXSW 2014. It’s in March, it’s in Austin, and if any of you are from the area and come for the freak show, I hope you’ll come say hi. On the horror/Halloween front, if you haven’t read anything by Jack Ketchum, […]

October 15, 2013 READ MORE →

Scariest Movie?

I have a huge stack of horror novels I’m trying to get through, but unfortunately my Netflix queue has gotten a little skimpy. To date, the scariest movie I have ever seen, which has rattled me at every viewing, at every year of my life, remains the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. It isn’t nearly as bloody as you […]

October 14, 2013 READ MORE →

Relentless Dead Poster

Hey all, I’m on the road today, but I do have an October entry for you. The first poster for Relentless Dead, the zombie movie I was in, is here. Take a look. I’m the big bald guy. For you Salt Lake folks, the premier of the movie is on 10/29 at Brewvies. Should be […]

October 11, 2013 READ MORE →

New Kids On The Block Cruise

Hi all, this might scare some of you, so I’m including it as part of Horrorfest. I have found my destiny. It is to go on the New Kids On The Block cruise in June of 2014. Yes, this is a thing. And yes, I feel like I was put here to write about it. […]

October 9, 2013 READ MORE →

What’s The Scariest Book You’ve Ever Read?

October marches on, I’ve been rereading books that scared me in the past. Some of them still give me the willies. Some have lost their edge for me, for now at least. From Stephen King it was It and Pet Sematary.  It still has plenty of scary moments–it still holds up for me on almost every level. But it […]

October 8, 2013 READ MORE →

Three Short Horror Stories

Okay, I’m back. Still can’t type much, but I can’t stand not being on the blog. Here are three short stories I’d recommend to anyone looking for a scare, or some psychological undoing on behalf of Halloween.  All are available online and I’ll provide the links. The Horla by Guy De Maupassant. The Yellow Wallpaper […]

October 7, 2013 READ MORE →

I’m Back – Horrorfest Begins With Doctor Sleep

Hi all, thanks for letting me have the hiatus. I wish the rest had done more for me, but I’m still having a hell of a time with tics. It’s making typing particularly difficult, so I’ll be brief today. In honor of October 1, I am happy to report that Stephen King’s book Doctor Sleep […]

October 1, 2013 READ MORE →

A Couple Of Pictures From The Zombie Movie

September hiatus briefly suspended for these two pictures. Here’s the hard-looking crew of humans, the survivors (???) of the zombie apocalypse. ALL Business. And here’s what most of the day was actually like: It was a long day, but it was a lot of fun. And it was really cold.

September 23, 2013 READ MORE →