Horror Community Highlights – January 22, 2010

  • Skeletons in the Closet : Actors with roots in horror…
    Fascination with Fear
    I had completely forgotten that before he was Aragorn, Viggo Mortensen was “Tex” in Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
  • Pizza, Pipes, and Pandorum
    Final Girl
    “Some people enjoy things that others do not! I know this is a hard concept for The Internet to grasp, but it’s true. Sometimes it leaves one scratching one’s head- ‘What kind of crack are these people smoking that they actually like that movie, and where can I get some?’”
  • Defining the Found Footage Genre
    In it for the Kills
    I’ll admit that I’m not the biggest fan of the ‘found footage’ genre in horror, but I do love Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry James, and this post makes a compelling argument that those writers have a few things in common with it.
  • Psycho Semi-Centennial: This Movie’s for the Birds
    The Vault of Horror
    This is an intelligent, witty analysis that’ll make you want to watch the great-granddaddy of slasher films all over again.
  • Pre-code Horror
    Golden Age Comic Book Stories
    I read this blog every day, but this week’s installment of horror comics is especially terrific.
  • The Paradise of Horror
    Top Ten Original Horror Songs
    I love music. I love horror films. I love top ten lists. ‘Nuff said.


email suggestions for next week’s community highlights to jon@evilontwolegs.com

2 Responses to Horror Community Highlights – January 22, 2010

    • Jon says:

      I always knew Hawthorne’s work was full of devils, sin, and self-mutilation, but you pointed out that its connection to horror is even deeper than that. Thanks for posting it!

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