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Tag Archives: horror

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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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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The Order of the Blood: An Interview With Authors Nicole Vlachos and Lane Morris

September 18, 2011

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The Order of the Blood, written by authors Nicole Vlachos and Lane Morris, is not your typical piece of vampire literature.  This fast paced tale of politics, war, and impossible choices is exactly the kind of book that seeks to join many of today’s top writers in revitalizing the genre.  And worthy of distinction is […]

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“I want to become an iconic rock star. I want to be the guy on the lunch box. I want to be the face on the magazine.” -Demon Boy

September 18, 2011

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Exclusively for DarkMedia, ARR Interviews Demon Boy: The Demon Boy Band is poised to take the entertainment industry by storm.  Not since Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne have music fans been treated to a more all-encompasing, theatric, and energetic experience — and it doesn’t end there.  More than just a character, a band, or even […]

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They’re coming………… RUN!!!!!!!!!!!

September 14, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: The Zombie Survival Crew The government knows and won’t tell us. Scientists are plotting behind closed doors as we speak. The world sits around lost in our social media. We are unaware. But there are those out there were are preparing. They know. They will be ready. Will you? I sat down […]

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A sneak preview of things that go bump in the night with Gerald Rice!

September 14, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Alex Mcdermott: Your short story for DMC, Turn It Off, has a subtle big-brother corporation feel to it. Can you give us more insight into this angle? Is it deliberate or a sign of our times? Gerald Rice: Deliberate. The main character is going through something horrific, but the true horror, at […]

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“We are proving that you don’t need millions of dollars to make a good film — the studios should really pay attention to that motto.” -Denise Gossett

August 30, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Denise Gossett: Over a decade ago, actress Denise Gossett made a decision that changed the face of the independent horror industry forever.  What began with the discovery that there were no film festivals for independently produced horror films ended with the Los Angeles based Shriekfest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition, which only grows […]

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Into the Darkness with Robert Dunbar

August 20, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: In the world of dark fiction, few names call up the shivers quite like Robert Dunbar. With his debut novel The Pines, he established his reputation for haunting, eerie tales that shouldn’t be read late at night! His most recent novel, Willy, is a psychological nightmarish look into evil and he just reissued his […]

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Grave Robbers Point II

August 16, 2011

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By Jill Sunchic: Birds were singing, tree’s swaying softly, it was a beautiful day. And there I stood unable to enjoy it over the glare of my impending doom. So we waited. Neither one of us willing to budge or flex on our opinions of this matter. After the customary eternal wait time the cop […]

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