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Who’s the Doofy Guy on YouTube?

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That would be me. You might be wondering why I’m on YouTube. Good question. After all, I specialize in the written word. I can express myself better in a video, and you get to see my mug, so it’s clearly win-win. In my latest entry, I read an excerpt from my novel, Crawlspace. In the […]

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

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“Helen, we killed a man and ruined the lives of everyone he knew.” After Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven’s Scream (1996) made it cool and hip for young actors to star in slasher movies, Williamson teamed up with director Jim Gillespie to bring the world I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), a movie […]

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The Funhouse – Tobe Hooper

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“When you’re stoned, Charles Manson is a terrific guy.” – The Funhouse I dare you to come up with a better setting for a slasher horror movie than the inside of a funhouse after the carnival shuts down for the night. I double-dare you. Throw in direction by the man who brought the world The […]

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Horror Novels – The Slow Build

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I had a conversation a few nights ago with a fellow horror author, and the power of slow builds came up. It’s hard to frighten someone with the written word. While I will pound the table in defense of books as a superior art form to film, I humbly acknowledge horror films have huge advantages […]

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Three Hilarious, Awkward Moments in Slasher Movie History

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In 1978, John Carpenter released an independent horror movie titled Halloween. Stylish, creepy, and original, Halloween terrorized audiences and packed movie theaters for several months, the popularity fueled largely by word of mouth. Halloween became one of the most successful independent movies ever released, and the slasher era was born. Riding the coattails of John […]

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Cover Art for The Island Revealed

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I am proud to reveal the cover art for my forthcoming short story, The Island, scheduled for release in the next 24 to 48 hours. The Island is two stories for the price of one. The title story tells the tale of a man and his son lost at sea, who take refuge on an […]

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Black Christmas (1974)

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Proto-slasher, Black Christmas (also released as Silent Night, Evil Night, and Stranger in the House), was directed by the late Bob Clark and deserves mention alongside the greatest horror movies of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Clark also directed A Christmas Story, making him the only director in movie history to bring to screen one of […]

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Storberry – New E-Book Cover Art

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Hey everyone. I hope you are all having an excellent weekend. For those of you who are football fans – happy first week of the NFL! Dane at EBook Launch redesigned the cover art for Storberry, and it looks terrific. I can’t thank him enough for the fast turnaround (48 hours), and the excellent final […]