A few weeks ago I was introduced to the dark imagination of Nick Cutter with The Deep, a novel full of horrors more disturbing in nature than expected. I thought that was bad enough; then I picked up a previous novel of his, and I learned just how far he really was willing to go […]Read more "Off The Shelf: The Troop"
Let’s play a game of “Would You Rather”: Would you rather live in space or at the bottom of the ocean? Don’t ask me why, but I’ve thought about this A LOT, and after weighing the cons of all options, I decided the sea isn’t for me because of the possibility of waking up to […]Read more "Book Review: The Deep by Nick Cutter"
How the heck do you write a sequel to The Shining? Is some other family going to be haunted within the walls of a new hotel that was built on the haunted grounds of The Overlook? Because that’s how horror sequels usually go.Read more "Book Review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King"
Get ready for The Dinner by Herman Koch, a story that brings whole new meaning to the Friends theme song, “I’ll Be There for You.”Read more "Book Review: The Dinner by Herman Koch"
Even though this is a little bit out of my comfort zone when it comes to genre (though not completely; there is mention of a ghost, after all), Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale is easily one of the best books I’ve read in a long time.Read more "Book Review: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield"
In preparation for CBS’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, I sat down with this brick of a book too see if the show has a good chance to succeed where so many other high concept shows tend to struggle.Read more "Book Review: Under The Dome by Stephen King"
When I am not feeling all that well I like to call my bathroom time “The Purge.” This film gave me no desire to change that.Read more "Film Review: The Purge"