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Lamberson’s ‘Jake Helman Files’ Series pushes forward with “Desperate Souls”


Author and filmmaker Gregory Lamberson is pressing full steam ahead with his horror novel series “The Jake Helman Files,” which began with his first literary effort, Personal Demons. Medallion Press publishes the second book, Desperate Souls, as a trade paperback October 1st, with two more volumes, Cosmic Forces and Tortured Spirits, completed for 2011 and 21012, respectively. In addition, occult detective Helman poised to enter other media. “This is my big, ongoing project,” says Lamberson, … Continue reading

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The New England Grimpendium by J.W. Ocker

“If you find your nightmares a bit undernourished or your day trips a bit too sunny, The New England Grimpendium is the guide for you.” Countryman Press (a division of W.W. Norton & Co., New York) is pleased to announce the September 2010 release of the new book, The New England Grimpendium by J.W. Ocker. The New England Grimpendium catalogs hundreds of macabre sites, attractions, and artifacts, all drawn from the firsthand experiences of J.W. Ocker, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lo (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Love presents many challenges to couples…but none so daunting as the one Justin faces with his girlfriend April. Kidnapped by demons, April’s mystery begins to unfold when he finds an ancient book that she has left behind. Using the book, he contacts the demon Lo, ordering it to help him rescue his girl from the fiery pits. But Lo has other plans for his new master…dinner being one of them. REVIEW: Justin thought playing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cult Terror Cinema – 12 movie set


Mill Creek brings us another collection  of 12 worthy films for just a small price of $9.98. As indicated it includes a few classics and a few that I haven’t seen on the market for ages. One of those being the elusive “Lurkers“. A few 60’s classics are included “The Babysitter” and “The Creeping Terror”. And still some familiar titles from the 70s and 80’s. The collection seems to rooted in a slasher fair of … Continue reading

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Rue Morgue Cinema codirects new class horror based video

The video for The Birthday Massacre’s new single IN THE DARK from their upcoming Pins And Needles album is now live! The video, which they co-directed with founding band member Mike Falcore, is an homage to the horror movies of the 1980s with nods to Legend, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Hellraiser and others. In other Rue Morgue Cinema news, they  have wrapped post-production on Vincent Marcone’s THE LADY PARANORMA starring Peter Murphy from Bauhaus and … Continue reading

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TV Review: Supernatural (TV Series) (Season 5) (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Season Five consists of 22 episodes and was rumored to be the last season, due to Eric Kripke’s statements over the years that he has planned for the show to run for five seasons. Despite this, Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles had contracts for a sixth season, and The CW renewed the series on February 16, 2010. The fifth season revolves around the fight to stop Lucifer and save the world from the Apocalypse. … Continue reading

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‘The Haunted Boy’ early purchase gets real Exorcist’s secret diary


 SyFy /SpookedTV has agreed to take pre-orders for The Haunted Boy! If you order now you will get an authentic copy of the real Exorcist’s secret diary, FREE with DVD purchase. This offer is only for the first 1000 DVD’s sold. Ships October 1, 2010. THE HAUNTED BOY, The Secret Diary Of The Exorcist. (DVD/Uncut Edition) Spooked Television Releasing (2010). Unrated/Packed with Bonus Features. LIMITED EDITION: Order today and receive FREE, an authentic copy of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gorehounds Guide to Splatter Films of the 1980’s – Author Scott Aaron Stine


by Scott Aaron Stine Published by McFarland & Company Publication Date: 2003 Format: Black /White – 398 pages Price: $35 If you were around to enjoy the 80’s you know it was a great time for horror. Alot of classics were born and alot of strange products came out of that era. What better way to celebrate a productive horror era than with a Gorehound guide! Scott Aaron Stone has been keeping track and has … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 96


Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 126 pages Price: $9.95 Another turning point for a mainstay in the horror arena, says goodbye to the editorial talents of Jovanka. This issue begins a new phase for the team with a new editor in hand to carry forward. Though a quick glance thru would indicate that most of what we are used to is still very much in tact. Surprisingly though the … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 94


Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 126 pages Price: $9.95 Ok, kids…it’s that time again for another edition of what’s up in the Rue!? Now if you wondering what that huge oversized volume of goodness is sitting on the magazine shelf, then you guessed it right. It’s the 12th Anniversary Halloween Edition just in time for the festivities. That’s not all though…this issue gives a “Edgar Allan Turns 200″ salute … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 103


Every ones talking about Piranhas, and of course hot on its trail is the new film in 3D and an old “classic” revived from the grave. Rue Morgue pays their tribute with a full cover featuring the classic art that ripped off Jaws in a time when going into the waters was more scarier than Leather face. Of course it doesn’t stop there as the mag has also included a 5 pages dedicated to the old release. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tales of the Dead (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Five friends gather on Halloween to continue their ritual of telling horror stories. Each one telling a more sinister than the next, unaware of the horror that awaits them on this all Hallows eve. “Less is More”: May has a constant desire to be an amputee. She struggles to cope until a doctor makes her an offer she can’t refuse. “Wolf Cry”: Zack is obsessed with horror movies until one night when he experiences … Continue reading

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‘Machete’ – Lindsay Lohan and Jessica Alba bare all!


Not only was Machete an exciting thrill ride of a film with plenty of grind house beheadings and extreme old school action, but yes – thrill seekers will be running o the box office once they learn of our 2 female stars Jessica Alba and Lindsay Lohan giving us a full body peak that would top any Halle Berry gratuitous boob shot. We have our favorite beauty and our favorite controversial fems granting the male … Continue reading

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‘The Last Exorcism’ deemed a huge letdown!


Well I didn’t run the theatres like everyone else who drank the Eli Roth koolaid that “The Last Exorcism” was the film to see. Though I will say that after my viewing tonight, Eli just lost a bit of credibility in my book for praising such a blase-save for-rental film that really failed on the possession wagon. The movie that was before named “Cotten” found its way into the hands that thought the world was … Continue reading


Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 93


Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 70 pages Price: $9.95 I think the horror magazine cover of the year just arrived. Yes you got it, the latest Rue Morgue magazine features a striking illustration of David Naughton, as he dreams of becoming one of the undead. Hats off to Gary Pullin for the fine piece! Now without further ado, you are correct the them this month is werewolves coming off … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nightmare Never Ends – Author Jim Spenser


THE NIGHTMARE NEVER ENDS: THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF FREDDY KRUEGER AND THE NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET FILMS (PAPERBACK) Written by Jim Spenser Published by Citadel Publication Date: 1992 Format: Color – 212 pages Price: various – OOP Not a recent release, but none-the-less a great release. Any fan of Freddy or Nightmare on Elm street will seriously dig into this book. I believe I purchased this when it first came out in 1992 at a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombiemania – Author Dr Arnold T Blumberg


ZOMBIEMANIA (80 MOVIES TO DIE FOR) Written by Dr Arnold T Blumberg and Andrew Hershberger Published by Telos Publishing Publication Date: 2006 Format: B&W – 400 pages Price: $22.95 Easily one of the largest book of Zombies I’ve run across, one thing is clear…. these authors love there work! With the book totaling over 400 pages Zombiemania is the bible de force for zombie enthusiasts. Authors Dr Arnold T Blumberg and Andrew Hershberger have done … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unanswered Question – Author Kurt Leland


THE UNANSWERED QUESTION: DEATH, NEAR-DEATH, AND THE AFTERLIFE (PAPERBACK) Written by Kurt Leland Published by Hampton Roads Publishing Publication Date: 2002 Format: Black /White – 520 pages Price: $16.95 While I must admit that “The Unanswered Question” is actually my first book read on the subject of afterlife,…. it’s my opinion even without reading the others that it has to be one of the better ones. I say this because rarely does a book infuse … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of The Nasty – Author Nigel Wingrove


Written by Nigel Wingrove, Marc Morris Published by FAB Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 160 pages Price: $34.95 Today I received a rather impressive collection book in the mail from the fine folks at FAB press. Now while it’s true that alot of cool books comes across our hands so that we can give em look and inform the world, it’s pretty safe to say that this is one of the cooler books … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 91


Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 70 pages Price: $9.95 The feeling of Blair Witch is in the air, as it’s noted on the latest homage cover of Rue Morgue #91, 10 years have passed since the uniquely frightening and groundbreaking film first arrived on the scene. I remember the time quite well as friends of mine passed around early bootlegs of what they were calling a true story. In … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 90


Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 91 pages Price: $9.95 I’ve always considered Rue Morgue as a favorite printed horror mag. Hands down the design work and layouts far exceed its competitor Fangoria as far as a interestingly visual presentation. (Though with due respect to Fangoria, which I read monthly as well). Add to that a firm appreciation for older material to balance the new stuff and it makes for … Continue reading

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