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Archive | October, 2011

“…what is strange, unusual, odd and unconventional is beautiful. Life is full of the strange, and in that is beauty.” -Ron Fitzgerald

October 24, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Ron Fitzgerald: As the great magician Harry Houdini once said, “Magic is the sole science not accepted by scientists, because they can’t understand it.”  But more than that, Houdini knew, from start to finish, the allure of magic was not only in the element of  the impossible — but within the promise of […]

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“…at the end of the day being a vampire is all about revealing the animal in us.” -Robert Huttinger

October 23, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Robert Huttinger: If you haven’t heard of Vampire Wedding, you’re really missing out on something special.  A comic mini-series and film from the mind of creator, producer and direction Robert Huttinger, this is not your average vampire tale: All ambitious but heartbroken wedding planner Sophia cares about is her fiance Michael, who apparently just […]

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When Hell Cometh… Run For Your Life: An Interview With Author Todd Card

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: What happens when the walls between the living and the dead break down? What would you do when the worst possible scenario you can imagine is not as bad as the nightmare you are living? Todd Card gives us a glimpse of a world beyond the pale in his latest novel Hell […]

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Kimberly Kinrade… Forbidden Mind

October 23, 2011

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by Alex McDermott: In the ever-growing market of YA novels, author Kimberly Kinrade stands out from the rest! Her body of work includes numerous critically acclaimed novels and short fiction. With volume two of her series Forbidden Mind mere weeks away, I grabbed a few minutes of her time to catch up! Alex Mcdermott: You […]

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Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (A Review)

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Every Halloween produces a slew of anthologies and this season is no different. On FaceBook and Twitter, I’ve seen zombies, bloody knifes, mutilated corpses, more zombies, demonic leering creatures, and more zombies drift by. Most don’t catch my attention because they are all the same. There’s nothing that stands out. Enter At […]

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Ghosts, Ghouls, and things that go bump in the night…

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Gothic horror was a staple of the 1800’s and early 1900’s with everything from short stories and poetry to full-length novels. Master storytellers like Lovecraft, Poe, Maupassant, and Stoker haunted the literary world. Writers like Yeats even dabbled in the genre! Where did this tradition go in the modern world? Right into […]

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“I’ve always believed in the afterlife, but the proof that ghosts and spirits are among us had been shown to me over and over.” -Billy Tolley

October 8, 2011

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One thing’s for certain: Billy Tolley and Tara Bohren are no strangers to the paranormal.  Both independently and through their involvement with the wildly popular Travel Channel shows, Ghost Adventures and Paranormal Challenge, they’ve gone places few would dare to tread. And they’ve come back to tell the tale. DarkMedia had the pleasure of talking […]

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“I use all my tools, including myself, because I am an open individual who is not closed off to the possibilities of what life offers and why we are here.” -Alexandra Holzer

October 8, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Alexandra Holzer: Nearly half a century ago, renouned Parapsychologist Hans Holzer changed the face of paranormal research and investigation forever.  And while the torch he lit is an essential one to carry, it’s an important point to note that it’s never ceased to be as heavy as it is luminous.  The Holzer legacy […]

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THE BOOK DIES SCREAMING!

October 7, 2011

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by Richard Jay Parker: I’ve noticed that a large percentage of online pieces about books and technology frequently use the phrase ‘Death Of The Book.’  It was probably quite attention-grabbing a couple of years ago but now it seems to have lost its impact and doesn’t guarantee as many hits.  It doesn’t stop people using it though, particularly […]

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A Review of Willy, by Robert Dunbar

October 7, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott As any of my regular readers know, gore and violence are not my thing. Most horror today, however, is just an excuse for torture, graphic violence, and bloodshed. Every now and then though, an author throws out the Horror 101 handbook and really digs into terror. Robert Dunbar’s Willy is one of those no-rules […]

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“Our Horror imagery is purely aesthetic since all our lyrics are metaphors in a way. So it’s never been about the cannibal itself, but what the cannibal stands for.” -Rusty Eye

October 7, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Rusty Eye: Rusty Eye is one of those bands characterized with the ability to persevere through time, and their aim from the outset was to summon a cohesive and original style of Heavy Metal; their most recent album ‘Possessor’ being a remarkable testament to this vow. The trio from Hollywood, CA is comprised […]

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“Having grown up in England I was fascinated with Stonehenge. I wanted to incorporate the historic site into my books.” -V.M.K. Fewings

October 7, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews V.M.K. Fewings: In the wildly popular, highly acclaimed, Stone Masters Vampire Series, author V.M.K. Fewings has done what many have set out to do, and few ever accomplish; she has breathed new life into a well-worn genre.  Her sweeping tale, weaving itself through time, will not only engage you, but challenge you as […]

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