Author Archives: Joshua Tuttle

Antiquarian Horror (January 2017 Literary Meeting)

      Welcome to the January 2017 Literary Meeting! The most recent literary theme is Antiquarian Horror. As always, I’ve made informal references in text, with full references listed at the end. Aromatic Accompaniment: Flickering Fireside and Poplar & … Continue reading




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I’m not optimistic about Rings (2016) [AKA The Ring 3]

After the cinematographic disaster that was The Darkness I decided to take a look at the director, producers, and cinematographer of Rings to see if maybe my beloved franchise might be in for something delightfully unexpected. Basically, no. It’s probably going to … Continue reading




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The Movements of H.P. Lovecraft (July 2016 Literary Meeting)

Welcome to the July 2016 Literary Meeting! The theme this month was the Literary Movements of H.P. Lovecraft. As always, I’ve made informal references in text, with full references listed at the end . Aromatic Accompaniment: Black Birch by Chesapeake Bay Candle. … Continue reading




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Podcast Review: Tanis Bonus Episode #1—This is Tanis at its best, and it’s worth subscribing to get access

Recently, Pacific Northwest Stories started releasing bonus episodes of Tanis through Patreon.  This is becoming a pretty standard practice (Lore has been doing this for months).  I think it’s a good model, and it works particularly well for Tanis. As I said in … Continue reading




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Movie Review: The Darkness (2016)—Toby Oliver’s abysmal cinematography renders this an unwatchable mess

Here’s the official marketing blurb: A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation, haunted by an ancient supernatural entity they unknowingly awakened and engages them in a fight for their survival. Straight up, skip this movie.  I will address content, but … Continue reading




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