The Howling, 1981

In 1981, cult horror fans were experiencing the fallout from a twin set of subgenres.  Movies like The Omen and The Exorcist had firmly established the Satanic Panic of the 70s that arose out of the Christopher Lee Dracula films from Hammer.  The counterpoint to the ultimate supernatural threat of the devil himself became the slasher film.  By … Continue reading The Howling, 1981

Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World, Volumes 1 and 2 by Win Scott Eckert

"A few words to writers who might be tempted to add to this game -- it's not enough to cover pages with flow-charts, family trees, and speculation to establish an extended kinship...  If you use a pre-existing fictional character, you are under the same obligation a writer of historical fiction is in using a real … Continue reading Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World, Volumes 1 and 2 by Win Scott Eckert