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In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 3: The Living Dead

In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 3: The Living Dead

The third installment of Blake Collier’s groundbreaking In the Event of a Cosmic Horror series. To read part one, go here. Or part two, here. Okay, let’s just get it out of the way. Zombies automatically make Christians think of the “resurrection of the body.” And, if we are honest, it is the closest pop […]

In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 2: The Slasher

In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 2: The Slasher

Here we go with part two of Blake Collier’s budding In the Event of a Cosmic Horror franchise. To read part one, go here. The Slasher Because I am a bit of a masochist, I am going to start the breakdown of horror sub genres with an analysis of the slasher film. No type of […]

In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 1

In the Event of a Cosmic Horror, Pt 1

This one comes to us from new contributor Blake Collier: I am, currently, on the cusp of finishing thirty-one straight days of watching slasher films for my annual October horror film marathon. I decided to do a chronological cross-section of the slasher sub-genre from Psycho (1960), the film that most influenced the slasher film, to […]

PZ's Podcast 110 & 111: Color Him Father and Kipling's Second Sight

PZ's Podcast 110 & 111: Color Him Father and Kipling's Second Sight

EPISODE 110: Color Him Father Speaking of the supernatural short story, the English poet John Betjeman, who was a practicing Christian, once wrote: “M.R. James is the greatest master of the ghost story. Henry James, Sheridan Le Fanu, and H. Russell Wakefield are equal seconds.” What Betjeman left for the facts to point out, is […]

PZ's Podcast: Flowers for Algernon I&II

PZ's Podcast: Flowers for Algernon I&II

Episode 102: Flowers for Algernon I Algernon Blackwood, who died in 1951, wrote some of the best tales of supernatural horror that have ever been written. He is often compared to H. P. Lovecraft, who admired Blackwood’s stories; and paired with Arthur Machen, who wrote in the same genre at about the same time. In […]