Profusely illustrated with more than 800 rare and unique images from around the world — including book and magazine covers, interior illustrations, movie posters, comic books, promotional items, tie-ins, and previously unpublished artwork commissioned especially for this book — The Art of Pulp Horror charts the history of escapist horror and the individuals who created it. Watch my video review below for an inside look at this book.
Stephen Jones is a Hugo Award nominee, the winner of four World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, five Bram Stoker Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. I had the pleasure of speaking with Stephen about his career as a horror writer, and his time as a publicist for the first three Hellraiser movies, Nightbreed, and more. We discussed Clive Barker, Stephen King, and his Art of Horror books. You can watch the full interview below.
In 2022, I read more than ever in a single year: 114 books! My read list included physical books, eBooks, audiobooks, and comic books. Below are more details and fun stats regarding what I read, including 10 of my favorite books from 2022. What did you read last year? Feel free to share your thoughts below. Happy reading in 2023!
Today, the Amazon Books Editors announced their selections for the Best Books of 2022, naming Gabrielle Zevin’s novel Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow as the Best Book of the Year. Read on for more details.
Clive Barker, a master of horror across numerous mediums, recently celebrated his 70th birthday with the release of a new book: Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds. Watch my video review below to see what’s inside this impressive 350-page book about all things Clive Barker.
Today, Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds is available: a new book celebrating the life and career of Clive Barker, an incomparable artist who recently turned 70. A similar book was released 20 years ago, Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic by Douglas E. Winter. In addition to his authorized biography of Clive Barker, this author is famous for the biography of Stephen King that he wrote at the height of King’s career entitled Stephen King: The Art of Darkness. Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Douglas E. Winter at length about Clive Barker, Stephen King, horror, video games, and more. Watch my full video interview with Douglas E. Winter below. Enjoy!
This revised edition of The Art of Horror Movies includes more films, rare images, and in-depth explorations to bring this award-winning book completely up to date, cementing its position as the definitive and essential guide to horror movies. Watch my video review of this book below.
Amazingly, there has never been a book quite like The Art of Horror – a celebration of frightful images, compiled and presented by some of the genre’s most respected names. While acknowledging the beginnings of horror-related art in legends and folk tales, the focus of the book is on how the genre has presented itself to the world since the creations of Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley first became part of the public consciousness in the 19th century. It’s all here: from early engravings – via dust jackets, book illustrations, pulp magazines, movie posters, comic books, and paintings – to today’s artists working entirely in the digital realm. Watch my video review below of this impressive book.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Bev Vincent, the author of Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences, a book published shortly after Stephen King’s 75th birthday. This book is receiving rave reviews, and I can attest that it’s beautifully designed and packed with fascinating information. During our conversation, we discussed the parallels between Stephen King and Clive Barker, why Stephen King doesn’t think James Patterson is a good writer, Stephen King getting hit by a car, and much more. It’s a revelatory interview where we get into the nitty gritty about all things Stephen King. Bev Vincent is the foremost expert on Stephen King, he’s friends with the icon, and he collaborated with him on a book; so, you can rest assured that this is an interview you cannot miss. Watch my video interview with Bev Vincent below, and buy his new book, Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences, on Amazon.