Clive Barker Imajica Interview: Connie Martinson Talks Books

On February 2, 1992, Clive Barker was interviewed by Connie Martinson about his book Imagica. You can watch the full interview below.

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Hellraiser Reunion Panel Featuring Clive Barker: Monster-Mania 43

On August 19, 2019, Clive Barker reunited with several members of the cast of the Hellraiser series, including Doug Bradley, for a panel discussion at Monster-Mania 43 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. I was lucky enough to attend the show and met Clive that weekend. Below is the full panel discussion. Enjoy!

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Lord of Illusions: The Magic of Clive Barker

Released in 1995, Lord of Illusions is a film written, directed, and produced by Clive Barker. It is a cinematic adaptation of his short story “The Last Illusion,” published as part of his seminal Books of Blood anthology in 1985. Below is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Lord of Illusions, including thoughts from the master of horror himself: Clive Barker.

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Clive Barker on Good Morning America

Below is a full Good Morning America interview with Clive Barker from 1990. Enjoy!

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Clive Barker: Horror Cafe

In 1990, six of the horror world’s leading figures dined together for Horror Cafe. Hosted by Clive Barker, this discussion features guests John Carpenter, Roger Corman, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Tuttle and Pete Atkins. You can watch the full show below. Enjoy!

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The Fantasy World of Clive Barker

In the early 1990s, a documentary narrated by Melvyn Bragg aired on TV called The Fantasy World of Clive Barker. Below is the documentary in its entirety. Enjoy!

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Clive Barker Celebrates 70th Birthday With Dark Worlds

Clive Barker, a master of horror across numerous mediums, is celebrating his 70th birthday with the release of a new book this October: Dark Worlds. Read on for the full official announcement.

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Fangoria Magazine: October 2020

Halloween season is upon us, so let’s take a look back at the October 2020 issue of Fangoria magazine. Watch my video below for a preview of everything in this issue of Fangoria. Enjoy!

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Movie Review: Candyman (2021)

Based on “The Forbidden,” a short story in Clive Barker’s Books of Blood, the 1992 film Candyman was a commercial success, spawning two sequels, and its central figure, played to perfection by Tony Todd, was seared into the collective consciousness of a generation, making us wonder — What would happen if I said Candyman five times while looking in the mirror? Nearly 30 years have passed since the release of that iconic cinematic masterpiece, and a direct sequel to it has been unleashed upon the world by Nia DaCosta, Jordan Peele, and Win Rosenfeld. Is it a blood-splattering good time? Read on for my thoughts.

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Meeting Clive Barker

On August 18, I met one of my horror idols: Clive Barker. A multi-talented artist who has mastered numerous mediums, Clive is a playwright, an author, a director, and a painter. He created, wrote and directed Hellraiser, his most famous work, and he’s also known for Candyman and Nightbreed, as well as more than 20 novels, hundreds of incredible paintings, and so much more. Stephen King once said, “I’ve seen the future of horror, and his name is Clive Barker.” That’s the highest praise one can get in this genre, and Clive lived up to that prophecy and then some.

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