An analysis of how the events in Mary Shelley's life influenced her novel Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus.
Some of Stephen King's best characters are children; he has a unique talent for capturing the essence of childhood in a way that's engaging for adult readers. Read on for his 5 best child characters.
Bruce G. Hallenbeck has authored the definitive tome on the Hammer Frankenstein movies.
A short horror story in which I attempt to recreate the writing style and atmosphere of legendary author H.P. Lovecraft. The story itself revolves around a slumbering evil, uncovered by the curious prodding of archaeology and the intentional meddling of certain unsavory human forces.
A short story by Alfred Fox, Chinese food isn't what it used to be!
The Strain is a good novel for those who like their vampire stories full of terror and gore.
This little essay is a review of the complete and uncut version of what is, perhaps, Stephen King's masterwork, "The Stand."
"Jerusalem’s Lot” and Salem’s Lot share a few plot points. Both have towns named Jerusalem’s Lot, both have vampires, both have “bad” houses, and within both, the abandonment of the towns of Jerusalem’s Lot play major roles to the stories conclusions. Beyond this, the stories deviate...
Grady Hendrix takes horror novel fans back to the grand age of crazed fiction: the 1970s and 1980s glory gory days of the trashy horror paperback.
Though Stephen King is primarily known for delivering horror, within those novels are great protagonists--men and women who rise to the occasion and fight for goodness.