INSIDE ISSUE #130
Don Coscarelli returns to the big screen with John Dies at the End, his craziest horror head trip yet, featuring inter-dimensional drug use, zombie-slaying slackers, a meat monster and so, so much more.
PLUS: Paul Giamatti discusses collaborating with Coscarelli, and author David Wong traces how John Dies went from online to on screen.
by John W. Bowen, Dave Alexander and Monica S. Kuebler
GEIN ON SCREEN
With another Texas Chainsaw Massacre film in theatres, we explore the cinematic legacy of the man whose shocking crimes inspired both Leatherface and the modern horror film itself.
PLUS: An interview with Dan Yeager, the latest Leatherface.
by The Gore-met, Derek Nieto and Stuart F. Andrews
THE 2013 HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Map out your year in horror with our annual genre events guide.
by Rue Morgue Staff
Horror last year was, in a word, epic. We round up our hits and misses of the last twelve months.
by Rue Morgue Staff
BLACKER THAN NOIR
Just in time for the release of his latest Charlie Parker novel, John Connelly explains why mystery and horror make such brutally good bedfellows.
by April Snellings
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
The world according to Gein.
George Noory marks a decade of strange radio on Coast to Coast AM; Axelle Carolyn makes feature debut with ghost story Soulmate; Unearthed Phantom footage suggests it’s first film shot for 3-D.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Gein-fiend Gruesomeness.
In Search Of… box set, Cephalopod drinking accessories, Count Ketchup spread head, and Jewellery by Missy Industry.
CineMacabre features Andres Muchietti’s Mama, plus reviews of Dead Sushi, Resolution, Rites of Spring, Osombie, Outpost: Black Sun, Mark of the Beast, and more! Reissues reviews Death Ship (1980), The Night Child (1974), American Nightmare (1983), and Queen of the Damned (2002).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
In The Vault: Hiroshima Horrors.
Dug Up: The Island (1980).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Vitriol the Hunter, plus reviews of Criminal Macabre: They Fight by Night, Bedlam #1, The Adventures of Augusta Wind #1, Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conquerer Worm, and Mars Attacks the Holidays.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: The 25th Anniversary Edition of Clive Barker’s Weaveworld. Library of the Damned corners Un-Dead TV author Brad Middleton. Plus, reviews of Reel Terror, No Traveler Returns: The Lost Years of Bela Lugosi, Zombie Apocalypse! Fightback, Chiral Mad: Anthology of Psychological Horror, The New York Grimpendium, and Helen Marshall’s Hair Side, Flesh Side.
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
Menu: Michael Patrick Stevens’ Brutal.
Featuring the precision-pressed sleaze of The Razorblade Dolls. Introducing Listen to My Nightmare, the new music column by Aaron Von Lupton. Plus reviews of Spiders 3D OST, Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles OST, Black Sabbath OST, Dead United, 8MM, Year of the Goat, Neurosis, Zombified, and Deceased.
Features reviews of ZombiU and Hotel Transylvania.
Montague Summers’ The Vampire: His Kith and Kin (1928).
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE
15 new subscribers will win a copy of The Possession, courtesy of Alliance Films.