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Posts from the ‘Back Issue Stories’ category

Martha, My Dear…

It takes Mort some time to figure out where he is. He is lying, half awake, on a spacious bed in a strange room filled with unfamiliar smells. The potted plants on the windowsill look well-tended but slightly grotesque. The shelves running the length of the wall display rows of neatly arranged books interspersed with gaudy bric-a-brac…

5 Poems

by James G. Piatt   Death In A Meadow   He floated in a softly flowing brook; it celebrated his betrothal to moisture as it meandered…

Pure Bylex "tourist city", copyright Goethe Institute

Mourning can bring us together

Utopias are often based on architectural models,[1] or on rules about the division of labor and the ownership of land for instance. However, it seems to me that little is being written about the need for the powerful binding that keeps people responsible of each other, and that make them feel part of a same common society.

Michael Wilson

Schlock Talks | Michael Wilson

Since Halloween allows us to both revisit and discover what’s what in the horror genre, we thought it apt to seek out Michael Wilson, head of This is Horror, for a chat about the website and podcast’s origins and mission.


Schlock Talks | Mike Davis

As part of our series of Halloween-themed chats this month, we caught up with Mike Davis – editor of the dynamic and much-loved weird fiction hub Lovecraft eZine, as well as its more recent publication arm. Is Lovecraft, however, the be all and end all of the zine, and what kind of influence does he still exert on horror?