News: April 28, 2020

The end of April signals the end of this particular Dead Author Dedication, with our last article surrounding the life and influence of Bram Stoker on the culture of horror. I brought in some interesting podcasts that are more than worth checking out for their quality horror stories, with a list of the ten scariest podcasts I could find, then a list of The Other Stories podcast episodes that I particularly favored. Another article about the Necronomicon which featured seven movies (including one franchise) that had a connection to the story-line of the movie.

April 22, 2020

The influence that Bram Stoker has over modern horror culture continues on and despite his works being within the public domain, the universe that Bram originally created for Dracula to reside within continues to be expanded upon through the works of Bram’s great grand-nephew, Dacre Stoker. [Read More…]

April 25, 2020

It seems that podcasts are a dime a dozen these days, but fortunately for horror fans, the quality quite closely matches the quantity. Also, quite luckily for the fans of the horror genre, the popularity of podcast creation is still on the rise. Like audiobooks, podcasts have turned into a popular form of entertainment because it only requires that we listen. We can listen to music, an audiobook, and even podcasts while we’re doing our daily routine–when we’re getting ready for work in the morning, while we’re working out, while we’re commuting to or from work, and when we’re taking a relaxing bath… With horror podcasts, we especially enjoy allowing these creepy stories into our brains during the relentlessly sleepless nights, when an audio-only creepfest entitles us to retreat to the safety of our comfiest blanket while the darkness envelopes us entirely. [Read More…]

April 26, 2020

What is the Necronomicon, you may ask? It’s an ancient tome that sprung from the nightmarish imagination of H.P. Lovecraft, which he encouraged his peers to use in their literature as well–subsequently, it has become a book that symbolizes evil in horror culture. It continues on now, as an icon of what can come from the supernatural and occult influences of, what could be, an unknown origin of our universe. [Read More…]

April 28, 2020

The eclectic nature of The Other Stories podcast is perhaps one of its most attractive qualities of this horror, sci-fi, and thriller fiction show. Their variety of authors and narrators along with stellar audio effects make this an immersive experience, but what really makes this podcast special is the agonizingly spooky and mysterious nature of these short stories. [Read More…]