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Hi, my name is Mike.

I’m a consummate fan of everything horror: movies, books, art, collectables, and horror culture.

I’m also a published author of horror fiction with over 50 short stories and articles in books, magazine’s, publications, and on horror websites. If you want to know more about me as an author click on The Author Page.

I mostly review horror films and books here on this blog, but I also like to bring attention to horror collectables, model-kits, artwork and artists. I will sometimes feature stories or galleries of interest to the horror fan and writer.  True stories and incidents, real life places, people, and creatures – myths, legends, cryptoids and monsters can all be found here.

I rate films on a scale of 1 to 5
Anything over a 2.5 is a good entertaining movie in my book.
If it’s more than half good, that ain’t half bad…


Things I like:


dawn-of-the-dead texas-chainsaw-massacre cloverfield poster halloween_poster a-nightmare-on-elm-street-poster-original 

Evil Dead 1981 Alien_poster_1979 hellraiser_1987 from-beyond cover 

Fave Authors:
Edgar Allan Poe, HP Lovecraft, Stephen King, Thomas Ligotti, Franz Kafka, D.F.Lewis, Richard Matheson, Arthur Machen, Joe Hill, Steve Resnic-Tem, Clive Barker


More things I like:

the allosaurus the horned dino g model

Godzilla-1954 pic 4 FM 108 FM madhouse cover art - Basil Gogas

BlackSabbath early jimmy-page-11

Rowena book cover 3 hellboundheart hellhousemathesoncover-thumb-330x500-50213 it_cover



39 thoughts on “About

  1. Nice blog. Just found out about it. Sounds good to me. I love the Outer Limits. I will be reading from now on because all I watch is horror movies. Don’t know why and sci-fi original movies usually are funny rather than scary.

    • I agree, very nice blog. I love all your “likes”, “do not like” and though I rarely read “real books” any more, I love the works of Poe, Lovecraft and Matheson.

  2. We have alot of stuff in common, man. Our love for Poe, Twilight Zone and Hammer films. Awesome. Let’s not forget the Dino movies lol 😀

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  6. I enjoyed poking around your site…lots of interesting reads. If you enjoy the macabre then you might like my post ‘Spirits Seeking Justice: From Beyond the Grave’. Thanks for visiting my blog and for the follow!

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  13. Hey there Mike! Just clicking around the blogosphere and commenting on blogs that I think are fun and interesting, and you’re one of them. October is my birthday month, so consider this an invitation to my month-long birthday party. Hope to see you over at That’s So Jacob sometime!

    • Thanks so much, I appreciate the acknowledgement. I did many of these some time ago, so I hope you don’t think me snobbish if I don’t participate. I have so many posts lined up that I haven’t published yet, I hope to get to them all by the end of the year. but thanks again 🙂

      • NP and you’re most welcome. Getting the award is nice, but the nominating of the others made me squeamish as not everyone’s into doing them and some people get tons of them – it’s a hot mess.

        I was more interested in letting you know I really enjoy your site. 😀

  14. Hiya, Mike. Wanted to stop by and express my thanks for you liking my post on HNR. I cant wait to take a look around here — looks like you got some good stuff.

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