Tag: Fear Friday

Halloween revisted

Halloween Halloween.  A time we all associate with candy and costumes.  But where does the tradition come from?  Like most American traditions, there is no clear cut evidence of it starting from any one origin, but rather a mish-mosh of various cultures.

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This Isn’t For Your Eyes by George Lea

I started young. Very young. Never denied, never censored. Likely before I could walk, before I could speak. Vague recollections of that time; the first images, distorted, exaggerated. I’ve managed to revisit most of them in my adult life, though it’s impossible to recreate that first frisson now. The memories […]

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Nightly Stroll by John Grey

Walking with you on the dark street, between tenement rows, tall and dark and sinister, abandoned to the dream of fire, the reality of rats, when something, human or beast, half seen in shadow, darts into an alley ahead— is he waiting for us? is he afraid of us? we […]

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The Great Unfilmable by George Lea

It was once commonly held that The Lord of the Rings was unfilmable. Peter Jackson and his team writers, co-directors and special effects artists proved the misconception of that: The Lord of the Rings was only unfilmable in terms of the limitations of technology, never in terms of the story […]

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Welcome to the Church of Speculative Fiction by Robert Essig

It has been said that one of the greatest fears next to death and public speaking is the fear of the unknown. I don’t like public speaking, that’s for sure, but the unknown can certainly be a pretty damn frightening thing to behold. Sit there and really think about being […]

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