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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Dirk Gently has seen better days since his last adventure. Despite having saved the world, he’s now reduced to palm reading in order to eke out a living. When a wealthy executive seeks his services to protect him from a goblin and its hairy, scythe-wielding associate, Dirk seems to have finally caught a break. Sadly, …

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

It all started with a missing cat. Wait, scratch that, it actually started long before humanity came into existence. But Dirk Gently’s case was to find a missing cat. Given his assertion of the interconnectedness of all things, he’s definitely the best man to see how a ghost, aliens, time travel and Samuel Taylor Coleridge …

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Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 2

Those of you who have read my review of Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 1 should remember the basics of this series. For those who haven’t, I’ll explain: AudioGo and Fangoria have teamed up to offer CDs and digital downloads of the streaming web series that plays on Fangoria’s website. However, these releases have extended versions …

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Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 1

What's Bigfoot doing in a graveyard?

Readers of the 2012 Halloween countdown might remember how I briefly touched on Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories last month in my most recent installment of “Fear For Your Ears.” Said series is the result of Fangoria teaming up with the man behind The Twilight Zone radio series in 2011. Featuring narration by Malcolm McDowell and music …

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Frankenstein

Oh I'm not evil, I'm just...good...looking?

We all know the basic story of how one Victor Frankenstein created a monstrous being. Even those who have never seen a Frankenstein movie can easily summarize the story. However, many who go back and read the original novel by Mary Shelley are shocked at what they find. Contrary to what pop culture says, there …

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Ghostly Tales

While my past reviews of audio books from AudioGo have consisted of reissues of 80’s releases from Tangled Web Audio, Ghostly Tales marks the first time I’ll be reviewing a more recent audio book commissioned by AudioGo. It also marks the first time I’ve reviewed an audio book with multiple narrators, as the four scary …

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Batman: The Lazarus Syndrome

I am vengeance...I am the night...I am Batman!

[Author’s note: This was originally supposed to be part of a review series focusing on superheroes and their connections various aspects of death and horror. Sadly, things did not go according to plan and all but this release fell through.] Death is a major part of the Batman mythos. In addition to the character being …

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Spine Chillers

Back when I wrote “Christma(dnes)s” in 2010, I used a quote from the packaging of Spine Chillers to show that ghost stories are a Christmas tradition in England. In fact, here’s the quote: “Five exciting dramatizations of classic ghost stories, introduced by Derek Jacobi as the voice of M. R. James. Widely acknowledged as a …

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Great Classic Horror

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While I have reviewed many audio dramas from AudioGo in the past, this is the first time I’ve ever reviewed a audiobook. Sure, I’ve reviewed audio drama/audiobook hybrids before, but this is new territory for me. And you know what? I liked it. I still prefer audio dramas, but this was a fun change of …

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The Price of Fear

It's worth every penny!

Today marks what would have been Vincent Price’s 100th birthday had he not unfortunately shed this mortal coil. In recognition of this momentous occasion, the horror community (and his hometown of St. Louis) is celebrating the “Vincentennial” in a variety of ways. I have chosen to celebrate by reviewing his classic British radio series, The …

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