The Witch’s Power Lies In Its Realism

What’s more terrifying than a Santanic witch? The life of a young girl in historical Puritan America. The best kind of art reflects the human condition. Saying so might be screenwriting 101, but most horror movies nowadays miss the forest for the trees. They settle for going through the motions: jump scares are a dime... Continue Reading →

The Horror Of Imagination: The Black Tapes Podcast Is As Clever As It Is Creepy

It was broad daylight. I was hunched over a table in a crowded coffee shop, listening to a podcast several people on the interwebs had recommended to me while I gathered notes for a different essay (that’s a lie: I was wistful-shopping ModCloth). I liked the premise of the first episode, dove into the second... Continue Reading →

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