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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #21: Valjeanne Jeffers

Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective by Valjeanne Jeffers Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) I think too often we expect our books to be extraordinary. We expect them to play with genre in unexpected ways, to subvert our expectations of language and … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #20: L. Marie Wood

Crescendo: Welcome Home, Death Awaits by L. Marie Wood Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) L. Marie Wood’s Crescendo: Welcome Home, Death Awaits is a “spiral into insanity” story. Its protagonist James is dealing with an ancestral curse, either paranormal affliction or … Continue reading

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The Evil Within was undone by its nonsense setting

The Evil Within is a worthier successor to Resident Evil 4 than 5 and 6, but I wouldn’t say it’s actually a good game. Not at all actually. Despite all the years between the two, everything TEW does RE4 did … Continue reading

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Wandering the horror hotel of Galerians

Galerians is a 1999 PSX survival-horror game. It is bizarre in the greatest ways, embracing the more wacky elements of 90s Japanese cyberpunk and taking advantage of its graphical limitations to make it as uncanny and stylish as possible (a … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #19: Zane

“Resident Evil” by Zane, from Dark Dreams: A Collection of Horror and Suspense by Black Writers Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) Bearing no resemblance to any Japanese survival-horror videogame franchise, “Resident Evil” is the opening story of the collection Dark Dreams: … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #18: Jemiah Jefferson

Mixtape for the Apocalypse by Jemiah Jefferson Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) Judging by the synopsis I didn’t expect Jemiah Jefferson’s Mixtape for the Apocalypse to be an ordinary horror novel. After reading it I’m not sure if it even … Continue reading

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Cinemasculinity #5: Father Karras (The Exorcist) – Shownotes

Sources: Carroll, Noel. “Nightmare and the Horror Film: The Symbolic Biology of Fantastic Beings”. Film Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 3, (Spring, 1981), pp. 16-25. Clover, Carol J. Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film. Princeton University … Continue reading

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