[Pride In Horror Month] – Shadow Self: A Short Story

Mina parks the beat-up truck a block away and together, we follow the winding sidewalk to the front steps of the old Rochester house, sweater hoods pulled low over our heads. One of the porch columns is sagging, taking the roof with it. It’s a testament to laziness that the house still stands in aContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Shadow Self: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story

She is like me. Her eyes are green, her hair is long and unkempt, and her face rounded. She is my twin, and she is like me, but she is not. When I think myself safe, she comes, into my home, into my life. She likes to pretend to be me while I sit trappedContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Horror Can Heal

One of these days, assuming my senses of focus and organization ever come back from the COVID-19 war, I’d like to create a huge Queer Horror Database. I know there are some great ones for romance–which is what a lot of people, myself included for a long time, immediately and only thought of when thinkingContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Horror Can Heal”

[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 ] – Double Feature: Part 2 of 2 – Interview with Aaron A. Reed, Author of Subcutanean

THE INTRO Isn’t it awesome when you discover a new author of merit? It’s especially satisfying when they’re still unknown, as if you’ve discovered a golden nugget buried in your backyard. Aaron A. Reed – author of the trippy and suspenseful novel, Subcutanean – is one of those golden nuggets. Not only is Subcutanean expertlyContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 2 of 2 – Interview with Aaron A. Reed, Author of Subcutanean”

[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 1 of 2 – Review of Subcutanean

by Aaron A. Reed It’s not hard to catch a reader’s attention when you say no two copies of your book are alike. Fresh-on-the-scene author Aaron A. Reed shows his game designing background with Subcutanean, a suspenseful novel littered with changing areas of text. This isn’t a CYOA kind of story, mind you – despiteContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 1 of 2 – Review of Subcutanean”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Babadook’s Fruity Cake Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, and it doesn’t suck!)

Ingredients For the cakes: 2 cups non-dairy milk (about 500ml) 1 TBSP cider vinegar ⅔ cups canola oil (about 175ml) 4 tsp real vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste 4 TBSP Ground Flax Seed 1 ½ cups white sugar (365 gr) ⅔ cup maseca corn flour (NOT cornmeal!) (about 230gr) 2 ½ cups Gluten-Free FlourContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Babadook’s Fruity Cake Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, and it doesn’t suck!)”

[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”

[Pride In Horror Month] – The Difference Between Coming Out and Finding Your Pride

Coming out I pretty much knew I was bisexual when I was around fourteen. Her name was Charlotte. I took her bra off in a tent by the seaside as our parents tended to a BBQ. We made out. But I didn’t come out till I was about twenty, mainly because society had told meContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Difference Between Coming Out and Finding Your Pride”

[Pride In Horror Month] – A Special Message from the Dead Head Reviews Admin Team

Considering recent events and the fact that Pride Month is just around the corner, we would like to take a moment and use our platform to address some things. Deadheadreviews.com runs on the values of equality, diversity, and inclusivity; “Pride in Horror Month” is a celebration of LGBTQ+ members of the Horror and Dark FictionContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – A Special Message from the Dead Head Reviews Admin Team”