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REVIEW: Song of Carcosa by Josh Reynolds

Song of Carcosa is the third of the Countess Zorzi series by Josh Reynolds. I’m a huge fan of these books and their Catwoman-esque protagonist. The Countess is a multi-dimensional protagonist who straddles the...

REVIEW: Shadows of Pnath by Josh Reynolds

Shadows of Pnath is the second of the Countess Zorzi novels in the Arkham Horror series. The Arkham Horror series is pretty much what I wish Call of Cthulhu had done with their fiction...

An Interview with Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of books including Mexican Gothic, The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Untamed Shore, is one of the most interesting and versatile authors working today. No two books of hers are alike,...

REVIEW: Wrath of N’Kai by Josh Reynolds

Wrath of N’Kai by Josh Reynolds is a gamelit tie-in literature, specifically for Arkham Horror. I don’t play Arkham Horror but a friend of mine does and it basically seems to be a boardgame...

REVIEW: Gothic by Philip Fracassi

Philip Fracassi’s new horror novel Gothic opens with its protagonist Tyson Parks trapped in an untenable situation. Twenty years ago he was a New York Times bestselling horror author, hailed as Stephen King’s heir...

REVIEW: Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu is the one of the first great works of vampire fiction, published in 1872, about a quarter century before Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Like the undead titular character, Carmilla...

REVIEW: ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

‘Salem’s Lot was my first Stephen King read and boy it did not disappoint whatsoever. It gave me sleepless nights. Honestly. “The basis of all human fears, he thought. A closed door, slightly ajar.”...

MOVIE REVIEW: Halloween (1978)

Halloween (1978) is one of those rare movies that can literally be considered a candidate for the “greatest horror movie ever made.” It isn’t necessarily the first slasher movie, there’s Black Christmas (1974) and...

ARTICLE: Black Christmas (1974) vs Black Christmas (2019)

Horror movies and fiction are the twin sister of grimdark just the way fantasy is its father. As such, Grimdark Magazine is going to be providing a review of classic horror movies as well...

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