Christian Death @ Underworld, London

April 1st, 1998, twenty years ago this month, Rozz Williams, like King Lear's wise Fool, played a final bitter joke on the world and hanged himself. At the time of his death, Rozz had been out of the official version of Christian Death, the band he founded and named as a teenager, for over a … Continue reading Christian Death @ Underworld, London


New Horror Anthology: Triggered

Very pleased to have my short story, A Shade Darker, included in Triggered, a shocking new horror anthology from Jim Goforth and J. Ellington Ashton Press. Triggers. Everybody has them. Some traumatic life event. A phobia. Something brought on by anxiety. Fear. Loneliness. Desperation. Desire. Rage. Memories. Hatred. It’s how we react to them that shapes … Continue reading New Horror Anthology: Triggered

Ramsey Campbell @ The Horse Hospital, London

Had an inspiring experience last night at the Horse Hospital, a quirky little venue in the heart of London that focuses on underground and avant-garde media, where author Ramsey Campbell was in conversation with Stephen Jones. Admittedly, I am not as familiar with the work of Ramsey Campbell as I feel I should be, he's … Continue reading Ramsey Campbell @ The Horse Hospital, London

Movie Review: German Angst (2015)

  Directed by Jörg Buttgereit  ("Final Girl"), Michal Kosakowski ("Make a Wish"), & Andreas Marschall ("Alraune"). Written by  Jörg Buttgereit ("Final Girl"), Goran Mimica ("Make a Wish") Michal Kosakowski ("Make a Wish"), & Andreas Marschall . ("Alraune") SYNOPSIS: Acclaimed writers and directors Jörg Buttgereit, Andreas Marschall, Michal Kosakowski are back behind the camera with a … Continue reading Movie Review: German Angst (2015)

Movie Review: IT (2017) & Southbound (2015)

Directed by Andy Muschietti Written by Chase Palmer & Cary Fukunaga & Gary Dauberman Based on the Novel by Stephen King     Southbound (2015) Directed by Roxanne Benjamin & David Bruckner & Patrick Horvath & Radio Silence Written by Roxanne Benjamin & Matt Bettinelli-Olpin  & David Bruckner  & Susan Burke  & Dallas Richard Hallam  & … Continue reading Movie Review: IT (2017) & Southbound (2015)

New Dark Poetry Anthology : Beautiful Tragedies

From HellBound Books, Beautiful Tragedies: A Dark Poetry Anthology is now available, featuring a work by me entitled 'Virginia'. "Only through dark poetry can a tragedy become something truly beautiful.   "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." This phrase has origins dating back to ancient Greece, circa 300 BC; proving that some humans … Continue reading New Dark Poetry Anthology : Beautiful Tragedies

New Horror Anthology: Indiana Horror Review 2017

Available now, and featuring my story ‘Tabitha's Room’, Indiana Horror Review 2017. "Horror from around the world is featured in the 2017 edition. India, The Netherlands, The Philippines--What is it with the Hoosier state that inspires authors from all over the world to dredge up their darkest visions to make readers tremble and shudder? Could … Continue reading New Horror Anthology: Indiana Horror Review 2017