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”
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”
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!)”
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”
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”
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When asked my thoughts about women writing horror, I have often said that women are well-suited for the genre. Horror is an intense and primal emotion, and I believe women are taught to access and understand emotions, their complexities, their sources, and their impact from an early age. We are taught that violence is aContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Women of Cosmic Horror”