Western horror is largely about a fear of the unknown - being in uncharted territory, and about lawlessness - a land where the villains can rule.
One of the best things about horror is how self-referential it often is. Whether referring to classic horror, or to the tropes inherent in horror novels, the following books and movies break through the fourth wall as only horror can.
A while back, Forever Lost in Literature posted a list of the the ten longest books they had read. This week, I'm adding my own list.
Ghosts, goblins, murder, and all other sorts of creepiness!
What to read when you're jonesing for a new season of Stranger Things.
# of books read: 11 audiobooks listened to: 4 ARCs read: 1 total page count: 3,288 year total page count: 15,539 I didn't finish a lot of books in April, but I did read a lot! I swear! For a full list, scroll down to the bottom - the links will take you to my Goodreads reviews. … Continue reading April reading round-up
I've been watching a lot of horror movies with creepy kids, so it was high time for a change and watch some creepy old people. Mercy (2014) was something I had added to my Netflix queue because Chandler Riggs, who plays Carl on The Walking Dead, was in it. I didn't realize this was based … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween, Day 10 – Mercy
I read this book by Stephen King when it came out a few years ago, and was thrilled to have a King novel that didn't pretend to be anything other than a horror story. And while in general movies based on Stephen King's books don't always turn out great, Cell has John Cusack and Samuel … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween, Day 6 – Cell