The Fourth WhoreE.V. KnightPublished by Raw Dog Screaming Press A sprawling tale. Mythological, historical, biblical – all of it. 220 pages felt like 500 in the best way. The story was broad and epic. I love horror fiction that pulls interesting bits of history into the story. This one pulled from many different outside influencesContinue reading “[Review] – The Fourth Whore”
A Killing Fire Faye Snowden Published by Flame Tree Press A child of a serial killer battles internally and externally to prove that she is NOT her father’s child. Suspense filled narrative with juicy tidbits. What are these tidbits? These are little lines that grab me, little bits of knowledge or a pretty turn ofContinue reading “[Review] – A Killing Fire”
The Magpie CoffinBy Wile E. Young Death’s Head Press has a new Splatter Western series, and it’s kicking off strong with The Magpie Coffin! Salem Covington collects lives and stories in gruesome and brutal ways in an effort to save his soul. Tied to his Gun (which whispers to him and protects him against allContinue reading “[Review] – The Magpie Coffin”
Edited by Clayton Snyder Dark Ends is a collection of dark fantasy novelettes, written by five very talented authors. These tales tie into longer length stories from these authors, which is absolutely great because in every instance I found myself wanting more of these worlds and these characters. This is a really well put togetherContinue reading “[Review] – Dark Ends”
Today is the last day of Pride In Horror month, and what a month it’s been!! We’ve had a blast celebrating and highlighting LGBTQ+ members of our Horror Community. If you’ve missed a post and want to catch up, you’ll be able to easily find past content on the site by searching “Pride In HorrorContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – #BookTalk focusing on Queer Rep by members of the Indie Horror Community”
The movies on this list are each here for a unique reason. Some of the Queer content or themes may be subtle, or perhaps even ascribed to the films by their audience/fandoms, but they’re all here because they add something to the conversation around LGBTQ+ topics. It is worth noting that some films on thisContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Rep in Horror Movies: A Listicle”
The wind screamed with her as she chased the empty trash can across the bare ground. She had envisioned bright green grass, newly grown and soft under her bare feet, her music energetic and loud while she freshened up the cabin. Cleaning up racoon scat and broken glass hadn’t crossed her mind. They’d been hereContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Tempest on the Mountain: A Short Story”
I recently finished reading “Queer Fear” by Michael Rowe, and it left me in my feelings quite a bit. This book was originally published in 2000: a mere 30 or so years after the stonewall riots, and 20ish from the start of the AIDS epidemic. Being gay 20 years ago was nothing like it was today, justContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – “Queer Fear” Book Review”
In light of the recent avalanche of allegations in the literary world, affecting both mainstream and indie communities alike, the Dead Head Reviews family would like to make our stance clear. It is not easy to come forward to accuse your abuser, to face your attacker, and to put yourself in the crosshairs of apologistsContinue reading “[Announcement] – A Special Statement from the Dead Head Reviews Admin Team”
Trigger Warning: May contain sensitive content. 1 What was it Kyle said? On Tuesday nights, he goes for midnight walks. That must be why he’s not answering his phone. Maybe he doesn’t take it with him. I suppose I never asked. There’s still so much I don’t know about my new boyfriend. It’s only beenContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] Following the Dead Tracks: A Short Story”
Patrick and Brennan had the pleasure of hosting Jessica Guess, Author of “Cirque Berserk”, on this week’s episode of Dead Headspace Podcast! We also invited her to share with us her Top 5 Recommended reads and Top 5 Recommended movies to watch right now. Check out her answers below, and read through to the endContinue reading “[Author Spotlight] – Jessica Guess”
As a follow-up to our recent publication, “Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema” by Tabatha Wood, we’ve compiled a short list of movies from the 60s through today with various forms of Queer Rep in Vampire films. Blood and Roses (1960) Very loosely inspired by the French vampire novella “Carmilla” (of which there is an excellentContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle”
Editor Note: This article has been updated as of 8AM on June 24th. When we originally posted the content it was mistakenly published with a portion of the original work missing. We have updated this post to reflect that error, and apologize to the author for our misstep! Human society craves the Other – anContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema”
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