That's why I wrote Rise Again. It's got some humor in it, but it's not a funny book. It's got a message, but it's not an allegory. It's entertainment. It's scary. Most of all, it's a warning.
Ever since he made the black & white Night of the Living Dead in 1968, New York-born Romero's name is mentioned in the same breath as the word "zombie."
Today I'll be talking with Kim Paffenroth, a philosophical professor of religious studies at Iona College who is fascinated with - of all things - zom...
This week, the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast scrutinizes a pair of sequels that seem to have nothing in common: Shrek Fore...
Y'know, people probably shouldn't be this gleeful about issues of mortality, but in the cases of the movies being discussed in this episode, we're kin...
And you thought Abraham Lincoln went to war to save the Union from collapse and free the slaves. Apparently not. The Civil War was fought to save the Union from VAMPIRES.
A purveyor of both the intellectual and the libidinal, when it comes to genre, Bruce LaBruce is something of a riddle. Who is LaBruce, exactly? Punk Z...
With the release of his new book, Seth Grahame-Smith took some time to offer his Top 10 Horror Inspirations--the movies, music and books that set him down this dark literary path.
The film is fairly dumb and not scary enough by a long shot -- the only thing that makes it slightly watchable is the acting.
The Crazies relies on good old-fashioned horror tactics -- and a bit of B-movie plot magic -- to pull off one of the most probable, but wholly implausible storylines ever.
Take a look at those capsule descriptions on the New York Times bestseller list. Without ever reading the books themselves, they tell a pretty funny story about our efforts to cope with what lies ahead.
Publishers should trust customers. Most people are honest and well-intentioned. Let's educate them about their social obligation to financially support the author, publisher and retailer who helped bring them this book.
Republizombie (re-PUB-li-zom-bee) (n) 1. Former GOP office-holder, now undead, unkillable; see Palin, S.; Cheney, D; Delay, T.; Armey, D.; Gingrich, N.
If you want to see what childhood is becoming, look how at what Halloween has already become: A parent-planned, climate-controlled, child-coddled, corporate-sponsored "event."
Where once the King of Halloween confection was Candy Corn -- selling 8.3 billion kernels a year -- planners of today's Halloween parties lobby their new faves: the latest in gross and disgusting party food.