Hill’s Gothic tale is an exuberant mashup of Warren Zevon, Little Red Riding Hood, and “An American Werewolf in London.”
The house in the story – a living thing that demands to be fed – is a metaphor for difference and the other.
Manga creator Junji Ito’s work is a terrifying combination of enclosed spaces, group mania, and obsessive desire, writes Cutter.
The Irish critic writes that horror, like all avant-garde art, operates at the extremes and tests its recipients’ tolerance levels.
The American novelist’s violent, cheeky 2012 book displays a true fan’s knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the cinematic subgenre.
Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849 under conspicuously mysterious circumstances. A Buzzfeed mini-documentary speculates on what might have happened to him.
Jackson’s story of the commute from hell is one of her most nerve-shattering, Kafkaesque tales.
Shirley Jackson on the inspiration for her classic 1948 chiller, “The Lottery.”
The Prussian author’s 1816 tale is an early 19th century progenitor of the modern horror story.
Fictionalizing the geopolitics of the past four years throws up challenges for novelists in how to treat a reality that is often stranger than fiction.