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Permanent Sleep is a very interesting small publishing press based out of Toronto, Ontario that focuses on releasing radical shit in many different forms! They have just released the second pressing of Spoilers book ‘The Ashes of Howard Beach’. To celebrate the second edition, they have also released a cassette tape

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Reading Michael Griffin’s prose and listening to his ambient/drone compositions achieve similar ends: the effect on the reader or listener is calmly disconcerting. “Calm” might seem an odd word to attach to a horror writer’s prose, but it’s the sort of uneasy calm of a David Lynch set piece. In

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I know someone who was told by her religious mother that any sexual thoughts that entered her head were put there by Satan. Religion definitely has a boner for sex – for trying against all odds to stop it from happening. And, of course, Satan’s pawns in getting us all

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From the socially rigid pre-WWII era came the post war, free loving, society-rejecting era of the 1960s and 1970s, and the rise of Satanism as a part of popular culture saw the occult seeping into the mainstream. It only made sense that the smut mag industry would capitalize on a

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No one really approaches horror the way Matthew M. Bartlett does. An overly simplistic way to summarize his work would be to say he writes short fiction about a witch cult that uses radio broadcasts to terrorize and infiltrate the small town of Leeds, Massachusetts. But that would only scratch

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When I first met Erica Frevel, I was giving her a reading in the summer of 2016. I had already done an aura-portrait of Constantine Charagma, and the three of us had decided that I would do one for Erica, so that they could be the author photos for Erica

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