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Original themed columns featuring exclusive articles and interviews! Check out one of our various columns below

ACTIVE COLUMNS:

Land of Shadow & Substance

The Doctor Who Project

Unexplained Confidential


ARCHIVED COLUMNS:

Dai of the Dead

Esoterror Sinema

Evolution of Science Fiction

From the Nightshift

Horrors of Humanity

The FX Shop

Horrors of Humanity: Dick and Jane’s Belly

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Anthropophagy is a practice traced back to the earliest of man sitting inside of a cave staring at their clansman thinking, “What’s that taste like?” Oh wait, allow me to enlighten you with some fancy stuff to make me sound smart. “Anthropophagy” is a ten-dollar word originating from some Greek squiggly things meaning “human being” and “to eat”.

For those recipients of the educational standards of the past ten years in … Continue reading

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Horrors of Humanity: I Should Have Taken a Taxi

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Correct change, paper transfers, and strange smells emanating from gibbering women in wool coats reading dime store love novels too close to their coke bottle birth control glasses is part of the experience of public transportation. Riding the bus is a wondrous glimpse into the ephemeral majesty of a mobile microcosm representing the diversity of average humanity. That’s not always a good thing.

I must confess to my using public transportation in the past. Yeah! … Continue reading

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Dai Of The Dead: Femme Fatales Third Edition – Jane Toppan

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The need to be loved is a very basic staple of humanity. Each of us has yearned for love at one time or another be it from a parent, sibling, mate, or friend. When we are denied love, a hole of sorts can be felt deep in our hearts and souls but is normally either filled by someone else or is sewn up and scarred with anger. Sometimes though, an even darker feeling can creep … Continue reading

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Dai Of The Dead: Femme Fatales First Edition – Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova

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Hey freaks and minx!

I am SO stoked to bring you guys this as I think you are going to love something a little different. I have asked a few outstanding female writers to take a serial killer that I had chosen for them and write a biography about them and their crimes but doing it completely in first person. This is giving you guys a chance to meet some fantastic new writers as well … Continue reading

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Dai Of The Dead: When censorship goes too far. The line between fact and fiction

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Dearest friends and colleagues,

We are going to a place in this column that sadly too many of us know about. We have discussed this before an each time it comes up, we all cringe at the implications that can be had when ignorance and being too overly conservative starts becoming a state of intolerance and dangerous to the creative mind. Unfortunately, we are having to discuss censorship once again as another one of our … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Jason Alvino (Wicked EFX Studios)

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Good Day Boils and Creepy horse humping fiends, today i bring you an FX man named Jason Alvino who has done so many projects in horror FX and Sculpting, and his recent efforts can be seen in the horror short COTTONMOUTH on www.cottonmouth.tv Also he works for Wicked EFX! Lets Fire away now!

Dr. Gorehound: When did you first encounter the art of make-up FX and prosthetics before you got … Continue reading

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Special Live Podcast To Talk About The Release Of The WM3 – Michale Graves Will Be Special Guest

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On the heels of all three men being released from the Arkansas Corrections, we will be having a special podcast to talk to people close to the case and get reactions from the people who have been following this case from day one.

Michale Graves (Misfits) and Ange Vela (Skeleton Key Auctions) are the first to sign on to come talk about the case with us. This may be the first in a series of … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Jack Pierce – Makeup Legend

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The Doctor had to run out for spare parts…yours maybe! So once again we are joined by the company of horror aficionado Scott Essman who has the goods on Makeup Artist Jack Piere.

“I don’t use masks or any appliances whatsoever,” proclaimed Jack Pierce about the development of his famous monster characters. The one exception to Pierce’s rule occurred with his striking initial realization of The Wolf Man in 1941. “The only appliances I used was the … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Bart Butler (aka Spoils the Clown)

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Good evening maggot infested corpse munchers and puss drinking fiends..today i bringyou a real boogieman of horror/fx man and his name is Bart Butler also known as SPOILS The CLOWN! Hes been in the fx business for years and now operates his own hauntedattraction and he can be currently seen in the upcoming film SPOILS.

Dr. Gorehound: When did you first enter make-up/props/prosthetics carrer, and what do you find most fascinating … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Graham C. Schofield (Bloodlust Unlimited FX)

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Graham C. Schofield is not a chap to f*ck with. He can slice, skin, stab, and scalp you with the greatest of ease. Oh yeah, and he does gore FX too. Special makeup FX artist, creature creator, and founder of Bloodlust Unlimited FX, if you’re looking for shocking on a shoestring GCS can pull it off. Let’s pick the brain of a madman, and get soaked in sanguine as we kick it with Graham C. … Continue reading

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Dai Of The Dead: You’ve missed me, you’ve REALLY missed me!!

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Heya Freaks And Minx!

It’s your ever so absent horror chick here and yes, I know I have been slacking.
What can I say, being a superhero and saving the world from brain slurping ultra zombies can be quite time consuming!…
Ok, yes, I am lying. I have just been crazy doing other things like school, kids, film fests, watching ODDITIES and BRIDEZILLAS, and messing with you all on FB. ;)

But now … Continue reading

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Interview: Author Nick Redfern (The Real Men In Black)

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Unexplained Confidential presents an Interview with Nick Redfern about his new book, The Real Men In Black

When did your interest in the Men In Black start?

When I was a kid I got into reading the works of authors such as Brad Steiger, John Keel, and Gray Barker. These were three of the big names in UFO and paranormal research – and Brad still is to this day, I’m very pleased … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential : Dead and Punked

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It’s me again,  I’m hunched over the keyboard turning pale and convulsing as I suffocate on my own blood.   My fingers are barely able to hit the keys to type these poisonous theories.  “Joyhorror” is the name that I hear from the underbelly of horror’s anti-social living dead community.  I answer with a resounding thud as my lifeless head bounces off the desk.   I’m listening to your death rattle.   Unexplained Confidential has … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Do you think Bobby Shane could have been saved?

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Apologies. There’s a time and place for everything. After much evaluation from reading Austin Idol’s recent 1wrestling.com column, I have come to the conclusion that this is NOT the time or the place. I’m not going to apologize for my questions. I stand by my questions, including the question, “Do you think Bobby Shane could have been saved?” from my June 4th interview.

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Unexplained Confidential: Austin Idol reveals details about Plane Crash! Coincidence, I think not.

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The past week I’ve heard the words “virtue, integrity, and honorable” describe Austin Idol. Are you kidding me? Here’s a guy who has made a career out of being a cheater and a liar, and I’m being labeled the “bad guy” in this situation. I don’t think so! Let me explain what I do here, and I’ll type slowly so you can understand me. I’m the Chief Interviewer for Horrornews.net and I … Continue reading

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Judge Allows HANGOVER 2 To Be Released Into Theaters But Projects Tattoo Artist’s Lawsuit Will Stand

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I know this isn’t exactly horror but it IS a really important case to watch for all actors and film makers alike.

Victor Whitmill is suing Warner Bros. over his copyrighted tattoo design/work being shown in the film without his expressed permission and asked a judge to delay the theatrical release. The judge denied his request, due to the financial blow WB would take, but also stated that she felt Whitmill has a foot to … Continue reading

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