The great master of horror fiction you’ve never heard of.

Stephen King. Clive Barker. Shirley Jackson. Alfred Hitchcock. If you're a fan of anything vaguely supernatural, you've probably heard of them. They're legends, masters of their craft. But I posit that another name needs to be on that list: Michael McDowell. No, not the Nascar driver. The author. Michael McDowell wrote dozens of paperback horror … Continue reading The great master of horror fiction you’ve never heard of.

Five (pretty terrible) holiday movies I’m totally watching this month.

The twinkling lights are up. The tinsel tree is decorated, glowing orange, red, blue and green under the slow churn of the color wheel. The Elvis lamp is donning a Santa beard and Godzilla is attacking our snowy miniature Christmas village. Oh yes, it's Christmastime at our house! And along with our (kinda weird) decorations, … Continue reading Five (pretty terrible) holiday movies I’m totally watching this month.