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News & Book Excerpts

The White House Horrors: Comparing Monsters-in-Chief

‘What happened is true.’ What we’re seeing today in presidential politics could not have happened without Watergate and it could not have happened without The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Author Martin Harris talks about his new book.

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Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space

Showroom dummies are taking over the world! Once described as ‘highly coloured science fiction for older children’, David Kerekes takes a look at the nightmare that is Doctor Who, beginning with one of the most memorable shows.

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Interviews

33 Trapped Chilean Miners

We were recently prompted to dig out this short interview from the archives. SIMON MORRIS, perhaps best-known for his work with Ceramic Hobs, died earlier this year. In the interview below, conducted in 2012, Simon talked about Ceramic Hobs, mad pride, conspiracy theories, and Chilean miners. Simon’s first book, Consumer Guide, has recently been republished by Amphetamine Sulphate.

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They Don’t Make Movies

A horror comic leads David Kerekes to reflect on the ‘snuff’ film rumour mill of the 1970s, while at the same time facing a virus alert on his computer.

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Reviews: Film

Top 3: Thriller episodes

Do you like your horror homely? Jennifer Wallis picks her top three Thriller episodes and considers their nostalgic and aesthetic appeal.

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Reviews: Books

The Popcorn King in the age of virus

Stuck indoors, David Kerekes finds the time to do the little things, like revisit Joe Lansdale’s The Drive-In and consider ‘video nasties’ as an art form.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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