[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”

[Announcement] – A Message From the Hosts of Dead Headspace Podcast

The hosts of our Dead Headspace Podcast project would like to openly commit to their support of the Black Lives Matter Movement and keeping consistent with the Dead Head Reviews core value of promoting of Equality, Inclusion, and Diverse representation in the Literary and Creative communities. For a list of organizations and individuals who areContinue reading “[Announcement] – A Message From the Hosts of Dead Headspace Podcast”

[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] – Representation Matters

Okay, here’s something important, something I think many people are aware of but just in case you’re not aware of it: representation is important. Our lives are not just made up of one kind of person, but representation doesn’t mean jack shit if it includes shitting on another marginalised class.  Also important to note isContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Representation Matters”

[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month

Being part of a mostly marginalized group has its moments of extreme suck. You can take pride in being part of that group and still speak out about the suck. It doesn’t mean you don’t want to be part of the group (I like my tits, thank you very much) but that you want peopleContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month”