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PODCAST FROM HELL – 11 21, 2010 6:30pm PST/ 9:30pm EST
PODCAST FROM HELL – Special Guest Film Maker Victor Bonacore

Victor Bonacore, man of all hats, comes on the PFH to discuss his career, films, and perspective from a man strongly embedded in the Independent horror genre.
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THE GASH – 11 22, 2010 8pm PST/ 11pm EST
THE GASH! – Things To Be Thankful … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Giant Monster Mayhem

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Giant monsters, the halls of horror are full of them. The most famous of these monsters are King Kong (1933) and Godzilla (1954), each spawning countless imitations. King Kong came first in the Thirties directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with classic special effects by Willis O’Brian. A sequel follows later the same year with The Son of Kong (1933) and two remakes have been made – King Kong (1976) directed by … Continue reading

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Book Review: An A to Z of the Occut – Author Simon Cox

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AN A TO Z OF THE OCCULT (SIMON COX’S A TO Z)
by Simon Cox (Author), Mark Foster (Author)
Published by Mainstream Publishing
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White (with some color inserts) 240 pages
Price: $24.95

How about some occult training in shorter doses? The latest book by author Simon Cox & Mark Foster offers just that . A crash course in a bit of everything … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nightmare Factory

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THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY (PAPERBACK)
Written by Joe Harris, Stuart Moore, Thomas Ligotti
Art by Colleen Doran, Ben Templesmith. Ted McKeever, & Michael Gaydos
Published by Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: 2007
Format: Color – 112 pages
Price: $17.99

“The Nightmare Factory” as it is so called. A collection of 4 short stories based on the work of Thomas Ligotti . In fact he stopped by to include … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unbound and Other Tales – Author David Dunwoody

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UNBOUND AND OTHER TALES
Author David Dunwoody
Published by Library of Horror Press
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Black /White – 188 pages
Price: $14.95

David Dunwoody is the talented author of one of my favorite zombie novels, Empire. I can honestly say Unbound and Other Tales takes all the things I loved from Empire and spreads them out over a novel and a handful of short stories. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twilight of the Dead – Author Travis Adkins

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TWILIGHT OF THE DEAD
Author Travis Adkins
Published by Permuted Press
Publication Date: 2006
Format: B&W
Price: $15.95

“She Brought up her own arm up to her face to study it under the sunlight. It was blue and cold. Frantically, she pressed her palms to her cheeks and felt that they, too, were cold. She looked down at herself to se her clothes ripped to shreds, maggoty … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Undead Wedding – Author James H. Lucas

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AN UNDEAD WEDDING
Written by James H. Lucas
Published by PublishAmerica
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W – 166 Pages
Price: $19.95

An Undead Wedding is a totally unabashed zombie comedy. Now, don’t get me wrong there is piles and piles of gore and violence as is required in zombie fiction. The difference is even the gore and death is there to make you laugh. There is chuckles, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Oz Suite – Author Gerard Houarner

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THE OZ SUITE
Author Gerard Houarner
Published by Eibonvale Press
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White – 152 pages
Price: $12.00

“I might have been on the Yellow Brick Road, only Dorothy and her gang had left me behind and I didn’t have a dog and it was getting dark and the Wicked Witch’s flying monkeys were in the clouds, getting ready to dive”

I remember the … Continue reading

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Fiji Mermaid short film seeks kickstarter help with treats for you!

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 http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/939256333/fiji-mermaid-film-project

Russell Richards has just sent over a video that gives us a nice background about his short film production in process. Not only that but depending on your contribution you can get some really cool movie treats out of the deal.

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Book Review: Victorian Undead – Issue 1

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VICTORIAN UNDEAD #1 (COMIC)
Writer: Ian Edginton
Artist: Davide Fabbri
Cover: Tony Moore
Publisher: Wildstorm
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 24 pages
Price: $2.99

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth. Those are the words of Mr. Sherlock Holmes, the world’s first consulting detective, yet even he finds his skills tested to their limit as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vicious Verses and Reanimated Ryhmes – Editor A.P. Fuchs

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VICIOUS VERSES AND REANIMATED RYHMES
Edited By A.P. Fuchs
Published by Coscom Entertainment
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Black & White – 144 pages
Price: $13.95
“While most people plan
For fire and flood, earthquakes
Winters, acts of God

You plot a course
For the day
Someone meddles-

The day
Some new Frankenstein
Raises the dead.”
-“Zombie Attack Escape Plan”, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vampire Films – Authors Colin Odell, Michelle Le Blanc

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VAMPIRE FILMS
Author Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc
Published by Pocket Essentials
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White – 160 pages
Price: $9.95

Big content under a small package! My latest book review comes in the form of the new release from Pocket Essentials called “Vampire Films”. Pocket Essentials are really cool reads. They are small but not small on information. My only wish was that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Zombie Wilson Diaries – Author Timothy W. Long

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THE ZOMBIE WILSON DIARIES

Author Timothy W. Long
Published by Library of the Living Dead Press
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Black /White – 240 pages
Price: $12.99

Surf, sun, sand, smokin’ boobs … It’s every man’s dream vacation. There’s just one minor hiccup. The boobs belong to a slobbering, stinking zombie. What’s a guy to do? Such is the dilemma for the hapless protagonist of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rough Guide to American Independent film – Author Jessica Winter

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THE ROUGH GUIDE TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENT FILM (ROUGH GUIDE REFERENCE) (PAPERBACK)
Author Jessica Winter
Published by Rough Guides
Publication Date: 2006
Format: 2 Color – 277 pages
Price: $14.99

Independent films is a tough one, as most cult films fall into that category. This book could easily be re-titled “cult films” though the base and focus is geared towards the independent term. The truth is, there are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Assault Girls (2009)

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When a video-game company creates an immersive gaming environment where players wage war against gigantic sand-dwelling monsters, three gorgeous gals armed to the teeth (Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki and Rinko Kikuchi) accept the challenge and jump into the virtual desert. But as they blaze their way into the game’s higher levels, they face ever-more ferocious foes. Yoshikazu Fujiki also stars in this sci-fi action flick from director Mamoru Oshii.

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Book Review: Under – Author Bradd Quinn

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UNDER
Author Bradd Quinn
Published by Lulu.com / Frustrated Laboratory Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W – 220 pages
Price: $15.40

“As he glanced from face to face and the silently stared back, he could sense that he was going to be the last to see what was by that garage. Like Jacob was the only one who hadn’t jumped down the rabbit hole yet. It was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The New Annotated Dracula – Author Bram Stoker

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THE NEW ANNOTATED DRACULA
Author Bram Stoker
Edited with a Foreword and Notes by Leslie S. Klinger
Introduction by Neil Gaiman
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 672 pages
Price: $12.95

Readers of Dracula have been entranced by the story of Jonathan Harker’s visit to Count Dracula’s castle, and the events that followed, for over a century. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mad Monster Party (1967)

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Boris Karloff and Phyllis Diller lend their vocal talents to this bizarre stop-motion animated parody of horror films. Dr. Frankenstein makes plans for his retirement and convenes a meeting of all monsters to announce his replacement. As word spreads that the doctor is going to choose his young nephew-protĂ©gĂ© for the position, the visiting creatures plot a coup d’Ă©tat that would leave Dr. Frankenstein retired … permanently.

REVIEW:

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Book Review: Tower Hill – Author Sarah Pinborough

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TOWER HILL
Written by Sarah Pinborough
Published by Leisure Books
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 320 pages
Price: $7.99

Dorchester Publishing’s horror imprint Leisure Books are actively supporting British horror writers like Sarah Pinborough and Tim Lebbon and that’s gotta be a good thing; spreading the word of international horror to mass-market English-speaking audience.

Well, not to put a dampener on this noble quest, but Sarah … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lost in New York (1989)

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Directed by French cult hero Jean Rollin, Perdues Dans New York/Lost In New York concerns two women who find themselves mysteriously transported from a seaside in France to the streets of New York City. Separated and lost, they must find each other and figure out how to get back home.

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Director: Jean Rollin

Cast: Adeline Abitbol, Funny Abitbol, Catherine Herengt, Catherine Lesret, Sophie Maret, Catherine Rival, Nathalie Perrey

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Book Review: Twilight – Author Stephenie Meyer

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TWILIGHT
Author Stephenie Meyer
Published by Little, Brown Young Readers
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Paperback and hardcover (544 pgs)
Price: Ranges from $10.99 to $19.99, depending on format

The Twilight Saga, by Stephanie Meyer, is a vampire-romance series of novels about the unconventional love between the mortal Bella Swan and the vampire Edward Cullen and the problems they get into while they are together. Twilight is the … Continue reading

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