[Review] – A Killing Fire

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”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle

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”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema

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”

[ 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] – Becoming: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. Becoming The most popular girl in school is braiding my hair in gym class, and I am too nervous to speak. I was sitting on the benches, trying to force my thick curls into a neat ponytail like Miss Kentworth had insisted, when Hannah sat down behindContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Becoming: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Mabel: A Podcast About Faery, A Family Curse, and Lesbian Love

“Hi, you’ve reached Mabel Martin. I’m not here to take your call right now, so please leave a message after the beep, and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can. Thanks!” I started listening to Mabel Podcast recently, and it’s been keeping me awake for the best of reasons. For starters, it’sContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Mabel: A Podcast About Faery, A Family Curse, and Lesbian Love”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Writing the Queer

I write about them a lot in my dark fiction. Sometimes they start out hidden, revealed slowly and with care, their addition not always central to the narrative. Other times they are front and centre, bold and proud and in your face. But however they appear, they’re always there, even if you don’t realise it.Continue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Writing the Queer”

[Pride In Horror Month] – 15 Family Friendly Books to Introduce the History of Pride and Related LGBTQ+ Issues and Topics in Diversity, Equality, and Identity

The books on this list don’t necessarily fall under the usual genres covered by DeadHead Reviews, but in keeping with our Mission and Vision, we wanted to include resources for families to open up dialogue with their children about LGBTQ+ topics. These picture books are suggested reading material covering the History of Stonewall and Pride,Continue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – 15 Family Friendly Books to Introduce the History of Pride and Related LGBTQ+ Issues and Topics in Diversity, Equality, and Identity”

[Devil’s Creek Week] – Aiden’s Review

Devil’s CreekBy Todd KeislingBook Release: June 16, 2020 Give us that old-time religion. Oddly enough, I have never read cult horror before; at least, nothing of which comes to mind. It’s always been a genre that terrified me. I remember trying to watch a movie about it once, but I turned it off in itsContinue reading “[Devil’s Creek Week] – Aiden’s Review”

[Listicle] – Learn More About H.H. Holmes

DocumentaryH.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer: A Film by John BorowskiUnrated, Runtime: 1hr 4minWhere to Watch: Amazon Prime DocumentaryMurder Hotel: The Story of America’s First Serial Killer / Slaughtered at the Murder HotelUnrated, Runtime: 51minsWhere to Watch: Amazon Prime DocumentaryHH Holmes: Original EvilTV-MA, Runtime: 1hr 10minsWhere to Watch: Amazon Prime Nonfiction BookThe Devil in theContinue reading “[Listicle] – Learn More About H.H. Holmes”