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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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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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Your Tuesday Dose of the Spooky: Goatman’s Bridge

It’s Tuesday again!  Time for your weekly dose of the Spooky, culled from around the web, the world, and life.  Every week I’ll have something new to send a shiver down your spine. This week’s theme is Goatman’s Bridge. Goatman’s … Continue reading




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Movie Review: The Gallows (2015)—You Aren’t Giving This Film Enough Credit

[Note: To do the sort of detailed analysis of the film that I like to do requires some spoilers.  I’m not going to tag each one.  If you’d rather see this movie cold, go watch it, then come back.] Here’s … Continue reading




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