One Year Anniversary – thanks to you!

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One Year Anniversary – thanks to you!

with a special thanks to a bunch of you, listed below…

Well, this is my One-Year Anniversary. I set up the Parlor of Horror blog on December 9th, 2011. My first official horror post on December 13th was this one:
Texas Chainsaw 2003 pic

The Remake Scoreboard / Horror Icons

Many bloggers that had started around the same time as I have waned and don’t post anymore. Others have grown to much larger audiences. I really don’t mind. I only post when I want, which is about twice a week. I only write about what I want to write about. It is much more enjoyable than when I wrote for magazines and other websites where I had deadlines, assignments, and had to review crap I didn‘t like.

Shaun-and-EdI’m not here to make money from traffic on the site or promote stuff for payola. I am only here because I am a fan of the horror genre. I like to discover films I’d like to see, compare my ideas with others who like the genre, and perhaps give some ideas of films/books others may want to check out. I like horror books and horror novels. I like horror short-stories. I like horror art. I like horror stuff!

For those of you who don’t know, my name is Mike. You can call me Mike or you can call me POH.

I would like to give a shout out to all who continue to read my blog and those who ‘like’ and comment on my posts the most. It’s good to know that we share some of the same ideas and even that we disagree on things – I appreciate just knowing you have read the posts and have an opinion on them.

My fave reads and readers:
Mistylane from Cinema Schminema
Wednesday’s Child from Deep Red Rum
Jmount from Written in Blood(was the first one to like my very first post),

Goregirl from Goregirl’s Dungeon (manages to review some movies I haven’t seen)
Vic from Vic’s Movie Den
Tim from Tim’s film reviews
Emma from the horrifically horrifying horror blog
Matt from Horror Novel Reviews
Tyson from Head in a Vice
Renae from the paranormalist
Andy from Andy Watches Movies
Laura from FU Only Knew

My favorite posts that I blogged in the past year:
The Legacy of Kong – Big Gorilla goes Ape! – movie reviews
The Scariest Classic Witches in film
My Top 10 Horror-Comedies of All Time
Ouija boards & Witchboards – fact or fiction – part I
Stephen King – Full Dark, No Stars – book review

ouija board pic
Favorite search term that led to one of my posts:

‘that crazy guy at the office’ search led to my post:
My Work Is Not Yet Done – Thomas Ligotti – book review
 (as soon as I saw this I put it as one of my tags)

I’ve updated my blogroll – added some new, retired some inactive blogs. Thanks for tuning in for the past year.

22 thoughts on “One Year Anniversary – thanks to you!

  1. Congratulations! One year down and many more to come! I had no idea I was the first to like the first. That makes me feel damn special!

  2. Congrats! One year huh? Man, time flies. Thanks for the recognition and keep up the awesome work. Your blog is unique, informative and very entertaining. But most of all it’s heartfelt and sincere. It’s always fun to drop in and read your stuff. Kudos! Here’s to year Numero Dos! 😀

  3. Wow. Happy One Year! Thanks for the awesome mention, I feel the same. It’s always fun to see what you’re up to and find out what’s good.
    Here’s to another year of horror hunting!

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