THE SCIENCE OF STEPHEN KING: Review by The Horror Hypothesis
After checking out the other "Science of..." offerings by Hafdahl and Florence, I was extremely excited to get to their take on Stephen King novels and this book did not disappoint. This is a fantastic bedside reader and companion piece for any constant reader.
Review by The Horror Hypothesis
“They all want to live ‘in harmony with nature’ before some of them realize, too late, that nature is anything but harmonious” -Max Brooks
I've been mired in a prolonged reading slump over the past few months. Besides ARC’s and the occasional short story, most of my pleasure reads have fallen completely flat. I know I'm far from alone in this slump - this year has kicked most of us into some form...
10 Tips for Starting a Vintage Horror Collection, By The Horror Hypothesis
I’ll admit it, I have a problem.
My name is Donnie and I am a vintage horror bibliomaniac.
The outrageous covers, provocative titles, and wide range of cheesy, but often thought provoking stories. A few years back I found myself drawn into this dark world. Quickly, I spiraled into making routine trips to bookstores all over the country just to satisfy my urge to find the next horribly awesome title for my...
In “Casting Call”, I play the role of a casting agent for hypothetical adaptations of Horror novels.
With the recent debut of HBO’s awesome new mini-series, THE OUTSIDER, I figured I would
start by trying my hand at casting a potential adaptation of King’s most recent novel, THE INSTITUTE. If you haven’t read the novel yet but want to get a quick background on the story, you can check out the side-by-side review of this novel that I did with Sadie right here.
So, here’s how I would cast this:
Note: Every single character isn’t featured in this article. I attempted...
THE DRIVE-IN: Review by The Horror Hypothesis
“I suppose, ultimately, this will read like a diseased version of those stupid essays you’re asked to write in school each fall after summer break. You know, ‘How I Spent My Summer Vacation.’” - Joe R. Lansdale
I love going to the movies. The entire experience is sacred. The popcorn. The candy. The soda. The lights dimming upon the start of the trailers. Abandoning reality for 90 odd minutes in a dark room crowded with strangers...