Tag Archive: blogtoberfest

Jan 29

Horror Movie Review – Grave Encounters 2

  Title:  Grave Encounters 2 Genre: Horror, Found Footage Director: John Poliquin Writers: The Vicious Brothers IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2231554/ NO SPOILERS PLOT SYNOPSIS: (imdb.com) A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film. We’re back! After seeing Grave Encounters, I just had to …

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Jan 20

Horror Movie Review – Grave Encounters (2011)

  Title:  Grave Encounters Genre: Horror, Found Footage Director: The Vicious Brothers Writers: The Vicious Brothers IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364842/ NO SPOILERS Plot Summary: (from imdb) For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that’s supposedly haunted – and it might prove to be all too true. How do much do I …

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Oct 27

Blogtoberfest – Loving Among the Dead Playlist

It’s been a while since my first zombie novel, Loving Among the Dead was released through Loose Id. However, no matter how long ago I’ve written a book, the characters stay with me for quite a while. It takes a lot to get into a characters personality- how he or she walks, talks, behaves and …

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Oct 27

Blogtoberfest – Stephen King’s Pet Sematary

Horror is different for everyone.  I don’t think the “experts” can agree on what horror is and thus there are tons of movies and books that represent the horror genre, as it should be. I also believe that horror is different depending on where you are in your life.  What’s represents horror for a twenty-year-old …

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Oct 16

Blogtoberfest – Urban Legends – The Clown Statue

We all know ’em, don’t we?  The friend of a friend of my cousin who….they all start out that way and always end badly for that sort-of person we kinda know. They even made a movie (or three) about it, then there was that television series that acted them out (badly) for you. Let’s talk …

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Oct 10

Blogtoberfest – Dark Country Songs

There’s no song like a country song.  Whether you’re into Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline or the “new school” of Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Miko Marks and a score of others, there’s not a doubt in my mind that country’s roots are entwined with the blues both …

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Oct 08

Blogtoberfest – Clinton Road, New Jersey

There is a great magazine out there called Weird NJ, wherein the authors note and describe weird/haunted places in New Jersey.  It’s a fun read, but especially around this time of year.  One of the most enduring legends is Clinton Road, located in West MIlford, New Jersey. Snippets from the New York Daily News: “It’s …

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Oct 07

Five Scary Books – Lori Titus

As a fun part of Blogtoberfest, I asked my artist friends to send me their top five scary movies or top five scary books.  The results were varied and interesting. According to Lori Titus: My top five scary books are:    5) Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean Koontz 4) The Queen of the Damned by …

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Oct 07

Five Halloween Books for Scary Reading

Yes, we like the movies, but there’s nothing like a scary book to curl up with on a dark, blustery night.  When I lived alone, I used to scare myself to death with the sounds that I thought I heard when I was reading an especially scary book.  And the dog didn’t help when she …

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Oct 06

Blogtoberfest – The Shining

I’ll be honest, I saw the movie “The Shining” before I read the book.  Saw it on channel seven, ABC’s channel here in the New York area.  I’m not sure how old I was, but I must have been in high school because the movie was in the theatre in 1980. That movie frightens me …

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