Horror & Dark Fantasy

The Sadist's Bible

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Interview: David J. Schow

David J. Schow hasn’t just consistently produced great horror fiction and nonfiction for decades, he’s also managed to stay exciting, fresh, and relevant. Although he’s known primarily as a screenwriter (The Crow, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning) and award-winning short horror fiction author, he’s also written several acclaimed novels (The Shaft, The Kill Riff), edited the influential 1988 anthology Silver Scream, and is probably the world’s leading expert on The Outer Limits. His latest collection, DJSturbia, was released in March by Subterranean Press.

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Artist Showcase: Yana Moskaluk

Yana Moskaluk was born in 1984 in Siberia, and moved to Moscow at nineteen to work at the Art.Lebedev Studio. Yana loves to travel, and draws inspiration from medieval art, ancient sculptures, old towns, legends, and fairytales. She takes the mood and atmosphere projected by such stories and items and recreates them in her own art within a modern context.

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The H Word: The Monstrous Intimacy of Poetry in Horror

indulgent and masturbatory, though usually for very different reasons. The horror author is labeled a decadent: she’s a sadomasochist, someone for whom physical suffering and mortal terror are both bread and caviar. The poet is stereotyped as a different kind of pervert, one who enjoys the depths of his own navel and the taste of his own toes, and furthermore, one who wants everyone to know this about him.He too is considered a sadomasochist, obsessing about his tortured existence and taking everyone else into his private Hell.

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Editorial

Editorial, April 2016

Be sure to check out the Editorial for all our news, updates, and a run-down of this month’s content.

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Interview: Josh Boone

One of the biggest surprise hits of 2014 was the cinematic adaptation of John Green’s young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars. With a budget of just twelve million dollars, the film went on to earn over three-hundred million worldwide, and gave its director Josh Boone carte blanche in Hollywood. But what Hollywood didn’t know was that Boone was a lifelong horror fan who was more interested in adapting Stephen King than additional teen romances.

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Artist Showcase: Chris Seaman

Chris Seaman, born 1993, is a freelance illustrator and artist based in the UK. Heavily influenced by the horror films of the 1950s and ’60s, his work focuses on creating fear and intrigue through storytelling. Using Adobe Photoshop as his program of choice, Seaman creates pieces that are bizarre, macabre, and unsettling in equal measure. “When I work, I like to think about things that would scare me in particular.”