Infographic: Why are we afraid of the dark

Confession time, because I find myself in a horrific situation and it just keeps on going: I HAVE NO INTERNET AT HOME. About a month and a half back I decided to switch providers because I wanted more bandwidth for less money, and the transfer process in in its second week with no respite in sight. Let me tell you something, Midnighters -- where I live its as cold as a witch's ***** and I ain't shuffling off to the library to make use of the free wifi which I need to research my next article (which, by the way, was a fun little exploration of the Bell Witch Haun[...]


Found! Ten Signs You’re reading a Gothic Novel

I love having friends who know that I'm simultaneously into horror and design. When they find interesting things online, they sometimes send them in my direction. Today was no exception. The "Best of 2014" lists have begun circulating, and the following was passed on to me today in one such collection. The result? An awesome infographic on Gothic Horror from The Guardian. Gothic Horror is a subset of the horror genre that is characterized by a few very special elements, and combines elements of romance and horror. It's thought that the first gothic horror novel w[...]