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Pseudopod # 400

on August 20, 2014 | Leave a comment

Today, Pseudopod, the world’s largest horror podcast, will be celebrating it’s 400th episode. To commemorate this momentous occasion they’ll be gracing us with a special reading of the Nebula Award winning short story, “The Screwfly Solution.” The story, set in a world where women are being mass-murdered in the name of bringing men closer to God, was written by renowned Science Fiction Hall of Fame inductee, Alice Hastings Bradley who wrote under the pseudonym James Tiptree, Jr.. A contemporary of Harlan Ellison and John W. Campbell, Bradley’s life in and of itself is a testament to modern day feminism: In her time, not only had Bradley’s narrative managed to fool most of her fellow writers and critics into believing she was a man, but she was also a Phd, an air force major, and even worked for a few years with the CIA.

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Kojima, Del Toro and Reedus: New SILENT HILL Teaser

on August 13, 2014 | Leave a comment

A new SILENT HILL game? Developed by Hideo Kojima AND Guillermo Del Toro? With Norman Reedus as the lead character? All true. Read on for the first details of the franchise’s latest incarnation.

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ALIENS VS PREDATOR WAGE WAR AT UNIVERSAL HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

on August 5, 2014 | Leave a comment

Quit yer grinnin’ and drop yer linen, folks, because this year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando is putting you in the middle of an epic “bug hunt”.

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DICK SMITH: 1922 – 2014

on July 31, 2014 | Leave a comment

Special FX make-up legend, Dick Smith, has passed away at the age of 92, leaving behind a rich legacy of visual magic and a legion of make-up artists who have been inspired ( and mentored ) by him.

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STEVE NILES’ THE OCTOBER FACTION AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

on July 29, 2014 | Leave a comment

Steve Niles’ THE OCTOBER FACTION is coming, and just in time for Halloween. Read on for more information on this new monthly title, as well as how to pre-order it.

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SDCC BREAKING NEWS: SAM RAIMI announces THE LAST OF US film & EVIL DEAD TV

on July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

BREAKING SDCC NEWS: Sam Raimi announces the development of a feature film version of THE LAST OF US and the development of an EVIL DEAD series! Details after the jump.

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YOU’VE BEEN CHOSEN: New Horror Game from BioWare?

on July 25, 2014 | Leave a comment

Edmonton-based game designers BioWare , having tackled both fantasy (DRAGON AGE) and sci-fi (MASS EFFECT), appear to be moving on to horror with their next project.

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PHANTOM CITY’S LOVE SICK TEASER POSTER

on July 24, 2014 | Leave a comment

Here’s your first look at the teaser poster for Todd Freeman’s upcoming “body horror love story”, LOVE SICK, created by Paige Reynolds and Rue Morgue alumni, Justin Erickson – the power-duo also known as Phantom City Creative.

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RUE MORGUE EXCLUSIVE: BEHIND THE SCENES OF HEMLOCK GROVE

on July 22, 2014 | Leave a comment

And now, a Rue Morgue exclusive: a behind-the-scenes look at HEMLOCK GROVE Season 2 and the special fx work of Vancouver’s MastersFX, the series’ monster-makers.

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THE THING: FROM STORYBOARD TO FILM

on July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Film editor, Vashi Nedomansky, has written an inriguing article that compares the storyboards for John Carpenter’s THE THING ( illustrated by horror comics legend, Mike Ploog) with the finished film.

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