[Pride In Horror Month ] – My Sister, My Skin: A Poem

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. I need to speak, though my words in vain,to save others from the torment, a lifetime of pain.I pray my story is heard through my tears and my blood.”Can anyone hear me?” God, is my voice reaching?”I fear it does not. My name is Stephen Northrup. IContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month ] – My Sister, My Skin: A Poem”

[ Pride In Horror Month ] – “Jook Joint” and “The Outfit”: A Review

It’s no secret that the world of Comics is dominated by white men, from creators to characters. Although many of these creators and their heroes are considered historic icons, it’s high time we push for a change. This overtly cis, hetero, white presence has got to move over and make space for new and diverseContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – “Jook Joint” and “The Outfit”: A Review”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Spotlight on Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is one of the most well-known Science Fiction authors in literature, but how much do you know about her? We’ve put together a little biography of her career as a writer (Or you can check out the TLDR timeline at the end for a crash course!) Octavia Butler, born June 22nd 1947, isContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Spotlight on Octavia Butler”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Listicle: Books by Queer Black Authors You Should Have On Your Shelves

Here at DeadHead Reviews we believe in amplifying marginalized voices in the Literary World, but during Pride In Horror Month we give focus specifically to our LGBTQ+ Fam. Check out this incredible list of TBR pile must-have’s highlighting Queer Black Authors in the genres of Dark Fantasy, Dark Scifi, Horror, Thriller/Mystery, and Speculative Fiction. EachContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Listicle: Books by Queer Black Authors You Should Have On Your Shelves”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 3 of 3: Interview with Hailey Piper by Laurel Hightower

Women in Horror Month is about shining a spotlight on the less represented gender in horror fiction. There’s a lot to be said for having that kind of representation – other female authors out there killing it, providing an example, and a template, and importantly, creating female characters we can identify with, or loathe, orContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 3 of 3: Interview with Hailey Piper by Laurel Hightower”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 2 of 3: Interview with Eve Harms by Laurel Hightower

LH: If you could wave a wand and create equality and representation for unique voices in this field, what would that include? What are some of the ways other members of the community can assist in making this a reality? EH: If I had a legit magic wand, I would break it. Too stressful! ButContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 2 of 3: Interview with Eve Harms by Laurel Hightower”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 1 of 3: Diversity

Horror is home. It sounds trite, the kind of throwaway answer you might give to an enquiring relative or co-worker asking about your interest in the macabre, but it’s also true. It was the place I could always trust to keep its promises, which was that there were no promises. Anything could happen, and itContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 1 of 3: Diversity”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Interview with Steph Rabig

Pride is my favourite time of year next to Halloween, and I love supporting my fellow LGBTQ creators (all year round, of course, but especially now!) It was my pleasure and absolute delight to be able to “sit down” with Steph Rabig, author of ” “, and be able to get to know her aContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Interview with Steph Rabig”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Playing Possum: A Book Review

To begin, a quick rundown on the genesis of this novel. Forgive me if you’ve heard this one before. After Alan Baxter wrote The Roo to go along with a brilliant cover designed by the unparalleled Kealan Patrick Burke, the Twitter community continued piling on the peer pressure, looking for other authors to write creatureContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Playing Possum: A Book Review”

[Pride In Horror Month] – The Quiet Room: A Movie Review

“The Quiet Room” is a short film by Sam Wineman starring Jamal Douglas and A “The Quiet Room” is a short film by Sam Wineman starring Jamal Douglas and Alaska Thunderfuck (among other notable figures within the LGBTQ+ community).  This film might have a short run time, but it packs a big punch with themesContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Quiet Room: A Movie Review”