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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.
As the largest entertainment expo/convention in North America, if not the world, San Diego Comic-Con has a little bit for all the colours of the nerd rainbow. And horror is duly represented this year. Rue Morgue will be visiting this year’s show (all in the name of journalism, of course) but for now, we’re going to tease out what you can expect to see at this year’s geek gathering. First up: a panel and discussion on the life and times of Eiji Tsuburaya, the father of the “kaiju” film
It has been brought to our attention that many of our loyal readers have been unable to find Issue #145 ( with our WOLFCOP cover story ) at their local Barnes & Noble. After some investigating on our end, we’ve learned of a administrative hiccup with our distribution service providers, which has since been corrected.
If you happen to find yourself in Chicago on Saturday, July 12th (and if you live there already…good on you!), there are far worse things you can do with your time there than to check out TERROR IN THE AISLES SHORT HORROR FILM MARATHON at The Davis Theatre.
Hey, monster kids. Like making monsters? Ever wanted to see one of your creations brought to life? Well then, The Stan Winston School of Character Arts has just the contest for you. Stomp on over to learn more about THE KAIJU PROJECT.