Saturday, 18 October 2014
Since Naila Scargill started Exquisite Terror a few years back, the magazine (and website) has gone from strength to strength to become one of the most interesting and quirky horror zines around. Naila herself is a fascinating interviewee, as this wonderful piece with Keri O'Shea shows.
Read the interview over at Brutal as Hell.
Thursday, 9 October 2014
The title might be a little misleading - there's little in the way of shocking in the interviews contained in this book - but this is a great book of essays, interviews and articles nonetheless. Humphreys has collected these interviews with often obscure writers, directors, visual f/x artists and production designers over a number of years, and the result is an affectionate glimpse into the fringes of Hollywood and some of the lesser known, often forgotten and overlooked talent residing there.
Read my review of Interviews Too Shocking To Print
Author Joseph Maddrey has had a busy year: as well as editing A Strange Idea of Entertainment: Conversations with Tom McLoughlin (director of One Dark Night ) he has published an in-depth study of the careers and works of three of the most important horror masters of all time: George A. Romero, Wes Craven and Stephen King.
Read my review of Joseph Maddrey's book, Beyond Fear: Reflections on Stephen King, Wes Craven and George Romero's Living Dead.