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Terror Con 2023 Brings The Scares to New England Once Again – Event Review

On the weekend of September 15-17, 2023, Marlborough, MA was besieged by genre lovers from all across New England, anxious to get their horror on for this year’s spooky season. Coming just a week after Ice Nine Kills’ Silver Scream Con in Danvers, MA (read our recap here), Altered Reality …

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Joe Black Talks Podcast, Cabaret Background, ‘The Last Of Us,’ and More – Interview

Back in 2021, Brighton-based cabaret performer Joe Black packed his gothic garb to compete on season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Two lip sync battles and one fiery encounter with Mama Ru (AJ and the Queen 2020) over a certain pink H&M dress later, Joe’s time on the show came …

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‘THE SHINING’ (1980) and a Father-Son Relationship Gone Awry

Near the intro of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (read our retro review here), we already get the sense that Danny (Danny Lloyd) and Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) have a strained father/son relationship. In addition, the two, along with mother and wife Wendy Torrance (Shelley Duvall), eventually meet a series of …

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Shelley Duvall’s Return to Acting: ‘THE FOREST HILLS’ – Spoiler-Free Review

Shelley Duvall

In 2022, the news broke out that Shelley Duvall (The Shining, 1980) would be returning to acting for the first time in two decades. Duvall’s career briefly died out in a whisper with her 2002 movie Manna from Heaven. Afterwards, Duvall battled mental health issues and avoided Hollywood; resorting to …

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Gallery: Elf On The Shelf vs. Horror Icons!

The Elf on the Shelf is a fun-filled Christmas tradition that’s captured the hearts of children everywhere. Families welcome home one of Santa’s Scout Elves each holiday season. The magical Scout Elves help Santa manage his naughty and nice lists by reporting back to him at the North Pole nightly. It’s …

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Happy 75th Birthday to the King of Horror, Stephen King

Stephen King

King of Horror Stephen King is the most prolific and celebrated writer of his generation, with a career spanning over five decades that includes books, short stories, ebooks, chapbooks, screen adaptations, magazine articles, directing, producing, and acting. He shows no sign of slowing down, even though on September 21, 2022, …

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