Looking at Speculative Fiction from Another Dimension.

Dumb Dudes Die While Leading Ladies Live… Ah, the Sexism of Horror

From Horror Hacker:  When I mention the trite phrase that horror movies are horribly sexist, I bet some female readers of this column shout an instant, fist-pumping “Preach on!” When I clarify that horror movies are horribly sexist against men, that’s when those same ladies decide that this preacher actually spews misogynistic lies. The...

Horror Hacker – Stacie Ponder – Cujo Knows a Dog Is Man's Best Fiend

From Horror Hacker by Final Girl/Stacie Ponder: “Cat people” and “dog people” will argue until the end of time about which make better companions; cat people think dogs are dumb, dog people think cats are sneaky, untrustworthy jerks. When it comes to horror movies, though, there’s no debate: Dogs win, paws down. Cats may have a...

Final Girl: When Serial Killers Go From Real to Reel

From Horror Hacker @ AMC Blogs: One of the foremost arguments against horror movies is that they desensitize people to real-life violence. There may be some truth to that, but not for me. While man’s inhumanity to man depresses me, I find the aberrant human mind fascinating. I’ve spent years watching Jason Voorhees go nuts with his machete, but I...

The Haunted Birthday of Elvira! (Sept. 17th)

From Final Girl: Happy Birthday, Elvira! Long may your haunted hills…err…wave.She rules, plain and simple! Here’s an interview I did with her…man, I had to work to control myself so I wouldn’t geek out severely. I miss Movie Macabre like nobody’s business. via Final Girl: Happy Birthday, Elvira!. (Streebo’s Note:...