Tag: Women In Horror Month

Luella Miller (& Other Women’s Weird Fiction)

Last year I had shared a piece of weird fiction called “The Hall Bedroom” by Mary E. Wilkins (who is also known as Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman). I later learned she had written several highly regarded horror stories and it just felt wrong for me to have only shared one of her “weird” stories rather …

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Splendorman

It’s Women In Horror Recognition Month and I have the perfect video to celebrate! It’s a hilarious Slender Man parody (more specifically, the Slender Man mythos set up in the Marble Hornets web series) which you can watch thanks to Neil Cicierega: So why is a video about Splendorman that was uploaded by a man …

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The Yellow Wallpaper (& Other Women’s Weird Fiction)

When asked to name horror fiction authors, many people will immediately rattle off a list of men. Today I hope to change things up by sharing a collection of such work by women. I used the term “weird fiction” in this article’s title because some of the stories use elements of horror without being overtly …

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6’+ Episode 171 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “February is WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH, so let’s celebrate with female-powered music from THE MONSTER WOMEN, AS DIABATZ, THE SHRIEKS, THE DYES and more. Monstermatt Minute will show solidarity with his sisters in horror, before ruining the goodwill with a MONSTERMATT MINUTE!” Remember to email 6′+ …

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The Importance of “Invisible Ghost”

It’s all too easy to dismiss Invisible Ghost as just another Bela Lugosi poverty row movie. It has a low budget, inaccurate title and seemingly nothing else to make it stand out above its fellow bargain bin fare. Notice my use of the word “seemingly.” That’s due to the presence of Evans the butler. Despite …

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Women In Horror Recognition Month: Required Reading

While trying to figure out what to write in honor of Women In Horror Recognition Month, I decided to browse through Google Books to see what had been previously written on the subject. I was initially pleased to find numerous books on the subject, but my enthusiasm faded as it became apparent that the actual …

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It’s Women In Horror Month!

More specifically, it’s Women In Horror Recognition Month. Started last year by Hannah “Neurotica” Forman of Ax Wound magazine (NSFW), Women In Horror Month is (to quote the official Facebook page) “…a time set aside to focus on and celebrate all the women in the horror industry. Not just actresses but also fx artists, writers, …

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