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Editorial: July 2018

Be sure to check out the Editorial for all our latest updates and a rundown of this month’s chilling content.

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Media Review: June 2018

This month Adam-Troy Castro reviews horror hit A Quiet Place.

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The H Word: Body Horror—What’s Really Under Your Skin?

Years ago, while studying Buddhism in college, I came across the Tibetan practice of sky burial, where the corpse is chopped into pieces and left out in the open for the vultures. Monks gather around the remains to meditate upon death, aided by the grisly reality of a human body reduced to it essential components. I found this fascinating. Still do. Bravo to those stalwart monks watching the vultures dip their red beaks into the human goulash. Whether it’s a spectacle I’d want to witness myself, though, is another matter.

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Editorial: June 2018

Be sure to check out the editorial for a rundown of this month’s content and for all our updates.

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Book Reviews: May 2018

This year Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein celebrates its 200th birthday. To celebrate, Terence Taylor looks at a brand-new edition of the novel (illustrated by David Plunkert), as well as Victor LaValle’s new take on the tale: the graphic novel Victor LaValle’s Destroyer.

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The H-Word: Dementia and the Writer

My eighty-five-year-old mother, who has been living in a board and care facility since August 2017, recently told me a remarkable anecdote: when I was eleven, there was a big story in the news about a missing thirteen-year-old girl. One day, Mom and Dad spotted the missing child on the street and brought her home, where she stayed with us for a few days until the authorities arranged to get her back to her family. What gave this story its real punch ending was my mother’s discovery that another one of the residents at the board and care was that little girl, all these years later.