Author Archives: Joshua Tuttle

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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Werewolves (April 2016 Literary Meeting)

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

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Spooky Spotlight: Lost in the Pines, A Haunting New Play Produced by Magnetic North Theater Co.

Martin and Jaime Gutfeldt recently formed a theater company, Magnetic North Theater Co., and their first production, Lost in the Pines, will have its debut performance, in San Diego, the final weekend in February 2016 (roughly one month from now).  The Gutfeldts graciously provided … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Forest (2016)—The use of setting is great, but for a film plot centered on supernatural illusions, this is no Oculus

Here’s the official marketing blurb: A woman goes into Japan’s Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror. The Japanese Suicide Forest is something I heard about several years ago, and yet when I heard that someone … Continue reading

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