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Kelly Hudson

Grew up in Kentucky, lived in NYC for a bit, lived in San Francisco for 17 years, moved back to the Bluegrass. Love to write, love horror and metal. I have over two dozen short stories published in various anthologies, as well as two novels, The Turning and Men of Perdition.

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Brittle and Bitter and Romantic and Scary—Nusquama’s “Horizon Ontheemt” Like all good Black Metal, this thing is cold. I don’t mean blasts of arctic winter cold, but more the kind that comes from opening the door to a haunted basement in a gothic castle. There’s chilly, and then there’s the

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Hellboy: A Lewd, Crude, Rude, Punch in the Face by Kelly M. Hudson This ain’t your daddy’s Hellboy. This ain’t Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy. Hell, this doesn’t even look much like Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. This one belongs to director Neil Marshall, and your ability to suspend your feelings for del

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Us – The Duality of Terror – A Review By Kelly M. Hudson Us is the new horror film by Jordan Peele, the creator of last year’s Get Out, a surprise hit that even made a run at the Oscar’s. With his new film, Peele embraces even more social commentary

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Trespasser hails from the Ukraine, and their first release title is written in Ukrainian and I can’t even with those letters on my English keyboard, but I’ve read that it roughly translates to “Why Didn’t It Work?” I can’t answer that question in regards to history, but I can tell

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The album opens with a sort of discordant strumming and immediately launches the listener into a whirlwind of blasting, furious Death. Altarage waste no time getting down to the matter, and they unleash their hellscape of a record by holding nothing back. Opener “Sighting” is both heavy and slow and

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Reversed – Widow Recluse: A Journey into Terror and Pustulant Horror There is a sound a fingernail makes when it scrapes at a particularly rough scab: harsh, rasping, and as the itch gets worse and the panic and need for relief grows, the scratching gets more frenetic. That’s kind of

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