Thank you so much for taking time out of your schedule to spend a few minutes with me to discuss one of my favorite subjects, classic horror, with our Night Worms Friends!
WE: What’s up everybody! Thanks for the opportunity to talk more about paperback horror! I’ve been writing about vintage horror on my blog Too Much Horror Fiction for over 10 years. I hope I can direct you to some good reading material!
First things first let’s get...
Why I hanker after some vampire lovin’.
I was first introduced to all things fanged back in the late ’80s. Rightly or wrongly, I’m not here to debate parenting issues, my dad was into horror big time, and had a glorious hardback book that included these three beauties – Rosemary’s Baby, The Omen, and, most importantly, Salem’s Lot.
Unless you live under a rock, you should know that Salem’s Lot is Stephen King’s 1975 vampire tome.
Readers Beware: You’re in for My List of Scary Classic Kids’ Horror Books
It feels blasphemous to write about children’s horror without uttering the word “Goosebumps” or naming him—the R.L. Stine. But before you brandish your pitchforks, allow me to say this: I was a Goosebumps kid right down to my sinew and bones, honest!
I was part of the Goosebumps Collectors Club.
Inside every package, Night Worms got a printed list of Paul Tremblay's classic horror movie recommendations. Here is the list with the expanded commentary.
Favorite Horror Classics
I was instructed to stick to a 1970-1990 range, but what the heck, let’s break the rules a little bit, and pretend that 1970 is a permeable barrier. The following movies have all left indelible marks on me. Most of them, I would argue, are excellent films, while a smattering are not, but were enough to scare the kid-me. That kid was easy to scare. The adult version is kind...