Column by Kelly Thompson
Five creepy comics—ranging from dark fairy tales to true crime—to suit all your Halloween needs.
Still afraid of the monsters underneath your bed? So are we. Want to write about it? We caught up with acclaimed horror writer, Gemma Files, to find out how she confronts the monstrous.
Column by Max Booth III October 15, 2014
Horror is meant to get your heart beating. Forget coffee and cocaine. There is no stronger upper in the world than fear.
Column by Richard Thomas
In the first book of a new trilogy, Bill Hodges chases a new killer, one with a taste for mass executions.
Review by Ed Sikov October 6, 2014
Similar to seeing dead people, the boy in 'The Boy Who Drew Monsters' draws dead people. Shipwreck dead people, to be exact.
Bookshots: "The Glob Who Girdled Granville" and "The Secret Lives of Actors": A Double Monster Feature, by Peter GrandboisReview by Chris Rosales
Peter Grandbois's latest Monster Double Feature collection of novellas will amuse and terrify you at the same time.
Column by Grady Hendrix September 22, 2014
Before the days of home video, there was the novelization.
Column by Max Booth III September 19, 2014
One day, Max will have to explain to his grandchildren why he spent an entire Sunday writing this article.
Column by Christopher Shultz September 9, 2014
Nightmare-fueled narratives and "literary merit" are not so unfamiliar as one might believe. As a matter of fact, they make quite excellent bedfellows.
Column by Christopher Shultz August 22, 2014
There was a time when at best horror films were Acadamey Award darlings, at worst the subject of token nominations. But at least horror was present on Oscar night. Not so much anymore...
Review by Leah Dearborn August 13, 2014
Spirits, ciphers, secret societies, and some funky pseudoscience involving the dangers of dreams make 'Supernatural Enhancements' a fun and addictive read.
Review by Rajan Khanna
Daryl Gregory's 'We Are All Completely Fine' tells the story of a victims support group and the hidden secret that ties them all together.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky August 8, 2014
And you thought the vampire craze was over...
Column by Riki Cleveland
Five young adult horror novels to keep you up late at night.
News by Max Booth III July 21, 2014
It has not yet been confirmed who will play Slappy.
Column by Karina Wilson
It's barbecue season. What exactly IS that sizzling on your neighbor's grill?
News by Peter Derk July 8, 2014
Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed' will be re-released on DVD and Blu-Ray in October and is being adapted into a TV series.
Column by Max Booth III June 13, 2014
Some horror magazines you just NEED to read. These are those magazines.
Column by Ryan Peverly
Robert Bloch introduced the modern Everyman psychopath with 1959s "Psycho", a seminal work that ushered a new fascination with horror into popular culture.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky June 3, 2014
Two horror mister/meister/masters face off in an epic battle of linguistic prowess.
Column by Karina Wilson May 26, 2014
Happy birthday Dracula! Since his first appearance in print on this day in 1897 he has never relinquished his hypnotic hold on our imaginations. Lurid takes a look at his genesis and legacy.
Column by Max Booth III May 22, 2014
Genre exists to limit writers. Break those walls down. There are no rules, only you and your story.
Column by Max Booth III May 12, 2014
Max attended Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014 and (barely) lived to tell the tale.
Column by Cath Murphy April 24, 2014
Tired of taping a Dickens cover over your copy of Dan Brown? Defy intellectual snobbery with these excellent pulp choices for the daily commute.