Book Review: The Zombie Handbook: An Essential Guide to Zombie – Author Dr. Robert Curran

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THE ZOMBIE HANDBOOK: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO ZOMBIES AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY, HOW TO AVOID THEM From the collector series of Barron’s books comes a new entry “The Zombie Handbook: An Essential Guide to Zombies and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them “written by the prolific expert in monster mythology, Bob Curran. Zombies have become a part of our culture in a uniquely bizarre way. Whether it is thru the gazillion films out there boasting these … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ghost Handbook – Author Dr. Robert Curran

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The Ghost Handbook: An Essential Guide to Ghosts, Spirits, and Specters The Ghost Handbook, is a book you might expect to gear you up for spirit entanglement and haunted encounters. That may very well be true though the real purpose here is to differentiate between types of ghosts, kinds of ghosts and the theories passed along thru generations. Have no fear, though the book is chock full of ghost stories…real ones, well at least by … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wizards’ Handbook – Author Dr. Robert Curran

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The Wizards’ Handbook: An Essential Guide to Wizards, Sorcerers, and Magicians and Their Magic The Wizard’s Handbook, and what a more appropriate time to feature such mythical treasures from our past. With the world’s focus on things magical and secret, we get our fix today merely in cinema revelations. The days of sects, covens, ancient manuscript and alchemy mixtures are behind us. In fact, we tend to believe if it’s not on the Internet, it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Handbook of Angels and Fallen Angels – Author Robert Curran

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The Handbook of Angels and Fallen Angels: An Essential Guide to Angels and Demons and, More Importantly, How to Spot Them As a new entry into the Barron’s Educational Series, author Dr. Robert Curran has taken on probably my favorite subject of the bunch. Namely angels, demons and everything in between. This small but mighty little book packs a punch with some pretty inquiring info. As we all know in some respect, there have been … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Werewolves (Robert Curran)

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This edition of Unexplained Confidential is dedicated to Michele Gosciniak. Happy Birthday from Michael Joy and Horrornews.net ! It’s my favorite time of the year and it’s custom made for everything scary and spooky. Where did September go? I blinked my eyes and that month is history. I guess I’ll just have to put in some horrornews overtime this month. I think I have a treat ( trick? ) for you this edition of Unexplained … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Werewolf Handbook – Author Robert Curran

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The Werewolf Handbook: An Essential Guide to Werewolves and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them Werewolves are almost becoming as popular as vampires.  I think we owe all to that Twilight thing and the illusion of the 2 species fighting over a hot chick. But really these critters have been with us since before I can remember. It seems now that there is just more books being produced about them. If you happened to pick up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran

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Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled “Biblio Vampiro” is no exception. Sporting a stylized cover reminiscent of old looking diaries, the … Continue reading

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