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Book Review: TerrorKlowns – The Dark Stories – Author Jarrod L. Dodson

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TERRORKLOWNS: THE DARK STORIES So here we are again. Another review. This time it is for an anthology titled Terrorklowns: The Dark Stories. What can I say about this? The book is badass. The stories themselves are more than entertaining. Not just f*cked up in a good way, but really good. Jarrod L. Dodson wrote each story featured within this one-shot. It shows how passionate he is about the genre. The artwork is disturbing. Anything … Continue reading

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Book Review: Like P*rno For Psychos – Author Wrath James White

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Welcome to another book review. Today we will be talking about p*rn, p*rn for psychos. Whoever could conceive of such a clever title? Wrath James White, that’s who. The guy has a natural talent for hardcore horror and sex, graphic sex. Not just a quick sentence or two, but paragraphs of detailed sex scenes. I have to say that I thought I’d read it all, but this, this tops all the usual horror novels that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Population Zero – Author Wrath James White

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Population Zero One man, one goal. One’s own demented method of stopping the overpopulation of earth by sterilization. This novella, short but sick as hell in a good way, was an entertaining read. The story was fast paced and disturbingly brutal as hell. Wrath James White has a knack for freaking out his readers, in the end leaving them craving for more. Wrath’s tale of demented obsession with trying to save the earth will leave … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Hatchet /Slash

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There was a movie I’ve seen called Hatchet, it was an homage to the horror movies of the eighties. In 2005 came a comic book sensation called Hack/Slash. A series devoted to all of those bad 80’s movies we grew up watching. The times where VHS movies were a big deal, how we would con our parents into letting us watch those slasher movies as they rented them for us. Hack/Slash is a series where … Continue reading

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Book Review: Slaughterhouse High – Author Robert Devereaux

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Bizarro fiction is an interesting idea if you think about it. Especially if you’ve finished reading Slaughterhouse High written by Robert Devereaux, who has a talent in the bizarre factor. The novel is in every word gory, disgusting, revolting and any other good word used to describe how entertaining this story was. I enjoyed it for its creativeness and brutality. The characters were likable. The kills were creative. This is the type of novel that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Guardian, Revenant and Dominion – Author Lia Scott Price

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The Guardian, Revenant and Dominion Darkness is what drives them. I never thought I would be saying that about Angels, the ones in Lia Scott Price’s Serial Killer and Vampire Guardian Angels. The tome which I have read contains three stories: The Guardian, Revenant and Dominion. Lia has done something unique and fresh with her stories. While the vampire phenomenon suffered a fatal blow with the tragedy of Twilight, true vampire fans have felt betrayed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cosmic Forces – Author Greg Lamberson

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Cosmic Forces – Author Greg Lamberson Heaven and Hell. A private eye who’s had enough with supernatural phenomena. This is the third volume in Gregory Lamberson’s Jake Helman Files series and boy was this one hell of a read! Having read Gregory’s previous novels, I knew what I was in store for with the third volume of his supernatural horror private eye series. Gregory manages to take a turn and pay a certain homage to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desperate Souls – Author Gregory Lamberson

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Once again, Gregory Lamberson has written a page turner. Desperate Souls is a unique book that delves into supernatural thrills and chills and war against drug lords. I don’t want to spoil the story for those who are reading this review, but if you have read Gregory’s previous novels, you’ll have a pretty good idea what is in store. This is perhaps one of the most original stories about supernatural events that I have ever … Continue reading

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Comic Review: TerrorKlowns – Issue 1

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TERRORKLOWNS Issue 1 Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the circus…there comes a time where not enough good horror comics and novels and any other related entertainment is not out there. Well, from the twisted mind of one individual who has promised to bring us something extraordinary, he did just that. What started as a Vlog on YouTube turned into something unexpected and exciting. The author is Jarrod L. Dodson. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horror Library Vol 4 – Editor R. J. Cavender

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HORROR LIBRARY  VOL 4 It’s that time again. Another review from me, what may I present to thee? Glad you asked. Horror Library Volume 4! The latest installment to the Horror Library series. The stories contained are far more scarier and downright disgusting. Normal people can’t read this, they don’t have the stomachs to, or are more of wimps. No one truly understands the written creations that have been contributed to this series. So onto … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apesh*t – Author Carlton Mellick

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APESHIT The title says it all. Apesh*t! A book written by the master of Bizarro Fiction, Carlton Mellick. This is the author’s little homage to the 70’s and 80’s slasher in the woods type story. We all know the formula a little too intimately. A group of horny teenagers go into the woods and one by one they get hacked up by some deranged lunatic who has a fondness of well, hacking people up. It’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horror Library Vol 3 – Edited by R.J. Cavender

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HORROR-LIBRARY VOLUME 3 Seated in the dark confines of my bedroom which serves as my office space, I’ve just finished reading Horror-Library Volume 3. The third installment of the Horror-Library series edited by R.J. Cavender. This time around, the thirty twisted and disturbing tales written by the minds of people who are just as ordinary as we are…or are they? From the very beginning to the end, it was all tense and frightening. The first … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horror Library Volume 2 – Edited by R.J. Cavender

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HORROR LIBRARY VOLUME 2 Here we are, what are the words that would describe the atrocities contained within this tome? How am I able to describe the horror written by authors whom readers of horror fiction will be learning about in the future? Horror Library Volume 2 is a follow up of short horror stories written by authors who know the craft and understand the horror genre very well. The stories contained within, short but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pressure – Author Jeff Strand

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PRESSURE Written by Jeff Strand Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: color – 323 pages Price: $7.99 There are times in your life where you’re looking for that one of a kind novel that will keep you at the edge of your seat, well let me tell you about one novel titled, Pressure. It’s written by an author who manages to capture his readers’ attention by writing the most terrifying scenes that could … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crimson – Author Gord Rollo

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CRIMSON Written by Gord Rollo Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 326 pages Price: $7.99 CRIMSON: A childhood evil unlike any other… After just finished reading the latest horror novel Crimson, written by the extremely talented Gord Rollo, I was simply amazed by how well written the novel turned out to be. It’s reminiscent of Stephen King’s IT, which is a good thing. I say we all need inspirations to come … Continue reading

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Book Review: Depraved – Author Bryan Smith

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DEPRAVED Written by Bryan Smith Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 336 Pages Price: $7.99 Having read Bryan Smith’s The Freakshow, I knew what I was getting myself into when I purchased and read Depraved. Now for those who have read The Freakshow, Depraved is ten times worse in regards to the shock factor. You have incest. You have backwoods hicks who run sex trades.

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