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Ashlea Wessel’s INK: Indiegogo Campaign Goes Live

on September 17, 2014 | Leave a comment

Ashlea Wessel, photographer and Rue Morgue contributor, has launched the Indiegogo campaign for her directorial debut, the body-horror short, INK.
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UDO KIER JOINS VIEWSTER FILM FEST

on September 11, 2014 | Leave a comment

‘Be Afraid. Be VERY Afraid’ is the third edition of the Viewster Online Film Festival, the largest global online film festival, celebrating the fantastical and the creepy, the horrifying and the amazing, drawing on influences from science fiction, horror/paranormal, fantasy, thrillers…and the outright weird. Joining this year’s jury panel is cult favourite (and Teutonic badass) Udo Kier. Read on for more details.

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L’ETRANGE FESTIVAL

on September 9, 2014 | Leave a comment

Rue Morgue France’s Fabien Delage chimes in on all the events happening at this year’s L’Etrange Festival. Click on and read more.

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Scream Queen Filmfest Tokyo

on September 8, 2014 | Leave a comment

With the success of its first edition last year, The Scream Queen Filmfest Tokyo is back for its 2nd edition! An event dedicated to showcasing and promoting female filmmakers in the horror genre, the festival will be held from October 25th till the 31st in Shibuya, Tokyo. Read on for your first look at the festival’s line-up.

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Montreal Horrorfest this weekend!

on September 8, 2014 | Leave a comment

With the convention season winding down for the year (and the dust finally settling on this year’s Festival of Fear), there’s still one more show that horror fans will want to check out before things go quiet. The Montreal Horrorfest is happening this weekend (September 12 to 14th) at Palais des congrès ( 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal ) as part of this year’s Montreal Comicon

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NEW CAPTAIN HOWDY TEES FROM RUE MORGUE & FRIGHT RAGS

on September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Fright Rags and Rue Morgue are proud to announce the arrival of our latest Classic Covers tee. This time out, it’s THE EXORCIST’S Captain Howdy himself taking centre stage.

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12 KILOMETERS: HORROR ON KICKSTARTER

on September 4, 2014 | Leave a comment

With only 3 days left on Kickstarter, Mike Pecci has released a brand new teaser trailer for his upcoming horror film, 12 Kilometers. The strange and creepy footage give us an up-close look at the in-camera creature effects for the film.

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TORONTO AFTER DARK 2014: THE FIRST WAVE

on September 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival is just around the corner, and they’ve kicked things off with the announcement of the first 10 films for this year’s line-up.

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THE TWISTED TWINS A.L.S. ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE: ACCEPTED

on August 22, 2014 | Leave a comment

The Twisted Twins, Jen & Sylvia Soska, accept Rue Morgue’s (among many others) dare to take the A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge. The documented footage can be found after the jump.

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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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