INSIDE ISSUE #160
TAKE ME TO THE OTHER SIDE Grab hold of the planchette and join our experts as we investigate 125 years of the most popular method of talking to the dead: the Ouija board. Plus! Talking board historian and collector Brandon Hodge helps us trace the strange history of the planchette, and a guide to the Ouija board in cinema. By April Snellings and Ronni Thomas
50 ESSENTIAL HORROR ALBUMS Rue Morgue picks the deadly discs that created, evolved or defined genre music through the decades..
THE MONSTER MAKES THE MAN Twenty-five years after directing his last and biggest budget film, Roger Corman reflects on Frankenstein Unbound and a career in creature features. Plus! Abbott and Costello face off against Frankenstein and other classic monsters in a new DVD set. By Michael Doyle and Paul Corupe.
FANTASIA 2015 Once again, we heed the call to Montreal’s famous genre film festival to gorge on a badass buffet of horror movie madness. By Various.
LOVE LIKE BLOOD Guillermo del Toro takes us inside the world of Crimson Peak, explaining that his gothic romance is not another ghost movie – or even a haunted house film at all. By Dave Alexander.
HIGHWAYS TO HELL Nearly every comic book publisher has at least one zombie apocalypse title, and they owe it all to the long-running gore saga Deadworld. By James Schmidtke and Dave Alexander.
BIG EASY BLOODBATH Witches and vampires return to New Orleans in Alys Arden’s online-serial-turned-mass-market-novel The Casquette Girls. By Monica S. Kuebler
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND Wes Craven
POST-MORTEM Letters from fans, readers and weirdos
DREADLINES News highlights, horror happenings
THE CORONER’S REPORT Weird stats and morbid facts
NEEDFUL THINGS Strange trinkets from our bazaar of the bizarre
CINEMACABRE Film reviews featuring A Christmas Horror Story, Tremors: Bloodlines, Count Yorga, Vampire and Enzo G. Castellari reissues
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE The Oblong Box
BOWEN’S BASEMENT The Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS Comic reviews featuring The Dead
THE NINTH CIRCLE Book reviews featuring Simon Clark’s Rage Master
THE FRIGHT GALLERY The art of Ed Repka
THE GORE-MET Creeper and Volumes of Blood.
AUDIO DROME Music reviews featuring Lee Brown Coye’s Where is Abby? & Other Tales
PLAY DEAD Game reviews featuring Until Dawn, Spooky’s House of Jump Scares and more
CLASSIC CUT Stephen King’s ’Salem’s Lot