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CABINET OF HENRI GAMUL

ANNIVERSARY

CURIOSITY PEDDLER: WEEP AND MOAN

COLD READS

HANGMAN'S DOZEN THEME

TRAILER WE WHO ARE HIS FOLLOWERS

HANGMAN'S DOZEN EP. 1

HANGMAN'S DOZEN EP. 2: THE DROWNED MAN

THE SWARM from THE BOOK OF WEIRD

THE HUNGRY FACE from THE BOOK OF WEIRD

AUDIO DRAMA: ATOMIC PLAYBOY

ELIXIR

SUNDOWNERS EP 2 SAM HILL DIED HERE

BLACKOUT CITY: DEATH RAIN

ELECTRIC CHAIR 37

RADIO PLAY: SEEING RED

HORROR ADDICTS 113

Sunday, January 29, 2017

GET A COPY OF DARK DREAMS

http://www.lulu.com/shop/rogue-planet-press/dark-dreams/paperback/product-22931027.html

Dark Dreams

Paperback, 142 Pages 
     (1 Ratings)
Price: $12.10
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Through the dark recesses of the dreamworld come strange stories of horror, terror and wonder, with a mysterious question: how can so many people have the same dreams? Here are the stories from the minds of: Mark Slade, Thomas M. Malafarina, D. S. Scott, John C. Adams, Emerian Rich, Jason Norton, P. J. Griffin, Mr. Deadman, David Ludford, Joseph J. Patchen, Mark Tompkins, E. S. Wynn, Shawn Clay, Kevin Rees. Cover and Art by Cameron Hampton

Saturday, January 28, 2017

UNKNOWN REVIEW OF AN OUT OF PRINT BOOK/ELECTRIC FUNERAL







RAN ACROSS THIS REVIEW OF ELECTRIC FUNERAL. I DIDN'T KNOW ANY ONE HAD REVIEWED THE BOOK.  THAT WAS A BOOK PUBLISHED BY SUNBURY, A COLLABORATION WITH ARTIST DARWIN'S MISHAP. A FUN BOOK TO WRITE. THE ART IS ALL DIGITAL AND A FEW OF THE STORIES WERE ALREADY WRITTEN. TOO BAD IT DIDNT SELL MORE COPIES. TO ME THE PRICE WAS TOO HIGH. EVENTUALLY I WAS DROPPED, AS WAS SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT, A COMIC BOOK COLLECTION, AND SUPPOSEDLY NO COPIES ARE AVAILABLE. I DID A LITTLE MORE RESEARCH AND FOUND SOME PDF'S OF THE BOOK ON SOME PIRATE WEBSITES. CURIOUS. HOW DI THEY END UP THERE? I'VE ONLY SENT A FEW COPIES TO PEOPLE. I RECEIVED ONE HARD COPY, WRITER JOE LANSDALE RECEIVED ANOTHER, I SENT A HANDFUL OF PDF'S TO NEWSPAPER REVIEWERS (NO ONE REVIEWED IT), OH AND I BELIEVE THE GUYS AT MONSTER MEN PODCAST GOT A HARDCOPY BECAUSE I WAS ON THEIR SHOW. WEIRD, THOUGH, THAT A PDF WOULD SHOW UP ON PIRATE WEBSITES. NOT LIKE I'M A BEST SELLING WRITER. MAYBE SOMEDAY ANOTHER PUBLISHER WILL PICK UP THE BOOK AND I'LL HAVE A CHANCE TO WORK WITH ANOTHER ARTIST TO DO VOLUME TWO OF THAT SORT OF BOOK.
HERE'S THE REVIEW:
on September 26, 2014
Electric Funeral is a collection of 15 short horror stories by Mark Slade along with 13 horrifying illustrations be Darwins Mishap. This book is a work of art in itself, each story paints a picture and the art that is included is stunning. This book has mad mimes, corpses in a pool, demons, witches and insane ghosts. Mark Slade is the publisher of the horror magazine Nightmare Illustrated and Electric Funeral is a little like a horror magazine on steroids.

One of my favorite stories in this book was the title piece: Electric Funeral. The story is simple enough, four young adults come across a small theater. Out front is a poster advertising Electric Funeral with the tag line: “Pray To God You Live Through This.” They reluctantly decide to enter and get much more than they bargained for. This story is a good example of how to paint a picture with words. There is a great description of the theater and it almost felt like you were sitting there watching a show.

The master of ceremonies in the Electric Funeral is a demented mime who is described as a 16th century nobleman that looks like a drag queen at a David Bowie concert. The mime is brought to life through Mark Slade’s description making him something you would see in a creepy horror film. There is also a great painting of the mime by Darwins Mishap that I wouldn’t mind hanging on a wall at my house. Since I like stories based in old theaters or amusement parks, I enjoyed this.

There are a few good ghost stories in this book including two that really stood out for me. The first one is The Right Doorway which is about a man who is down on his luck and comes across an old burned down asylum with a ghost attached that needs a favor. This is one of two asylum stories here that creeped me out. The other ghost story I liked was Room By Room, this was one where a couple is haunted by a ghost who they see yelling but can’t communicate with. The story had a surprise ending that was funny and scary.

There are a lot of great story ideas in Electric Funeral but my favorite story was Big Talk – Incantations. This is told from the viewpoint of a lawyer who is use to getting everything he wants, one night he rapes a woman in his office who he thinks wants him and the woman gets even with a little help. I liked how this is told from the lawyer’s viewpoint and he tries to convince the reader that he was doing all the right things. This is the way you would expect a lawyer to act but the cool thing in the story is that you hear the woman’s viewpoint also, she has a different story to tell and she uses the man’s ego to get her revenge.

This book is short at 66 pages but it packs a lot of visual fear into one short volume. This is the kind of book a horror fiction/art collector should have on their book shelf. While I may not have understood all the stories in the book, they all presented some frightening imagery. These are the kind of short stories I would like to read when I need a quick horror fix. The art adds a lot to the book as well and I spent a long time admiring it. The only thing this book was lacking was some scary background music which hopefully they can find a way to add in their next collaboration.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

BEYOND THE COSMIC VEIL

I HAD A STORY IN THIS COLLECTION "KEEPERS OF THE INNER LIGHT" AND NOW TO CELEBRATE ITS IN DIGITAL FORM, NATHAN HAS THIS GOING ON:
https://www.teezily.com/6d9yqwa
To celebrate the digital launch of Barbwire Butterfly Books title 'Beyond the Cosmic Veil' we've let loose this Cthulhu-inspired mug to drive your friends MAD with jealousy. Signal your allegiance to the Old Ones and let others know what kind of a person you really are! Watch them go insane with envy at the great mug art, whilst you also encourage them to read the tales of terror to be found within 'Beyond's' new digital form. Forewarned is forearmed, so drink up and warn the world of what's prophesied to come in style! 

AND I FOUND THIS LINK: WALMART

Sunday, January 1, 2017

BIZARRE FANTASY 5

Rogue Planet Press magazine 'Bizarre Fantasy: volume 5' will be available from January 15th via our website: www.horrifiedpress.com