You don't need to go to the crossroads to make a deal with the Devil. The crossroads will come to you. Flip book extract from The Hellhound Sample, the debut novel by Charles Shaar Murray.
The Master Con Man Extract
Syd Gottfried is resolutely crooked and his scams, explained in detail in this book, are at times darkly humorous. Yet the vicious gravitas of his lifestyle draws him tragically, inevitably, to bloody murder.
Creeping Flesh Vol 1 Extract
The Horror Fantasy Film Book. Edited by David Kerekes. Published by Headpress in 2003. Flip book extract containing material on the BBC's Ghost Story for Christmas.
Beaver Street Extract
For sixteen years Robert Rosen worked behind the X-rated scenes of such porn magazines as High Society, Stag, and D-Cup...
Chelsea Hotel Manhattan Extract
Cheslea Hotel Manhattan by Joe Ambrose. Extreme living in New York’s Chelsea Hotel, from the Beats through Punk, and on into the present day.
The Secret History Of Rock'n'Roll
In Humboldt’s Gift, Saul Bellow’s narrator Charles Citrine has an enthusiasm for reading an encyclopaedia of religion, claiming that his contemporary America was rife with recurrent types found therein. The indications are that Citrine is thinking especially of the counterculture.
Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather Of Gore
Herschell Gordon Lewis is a filmmaker I was a fan of for years before I ever got the chance to see a single frame from one of his films.
The film follows a group of girls to a forest retreat where they plan to work on the latest project of their private film club (no, not that kind of film club...).
The portmanteau format has become a staple of Asian horror films – possibly the only place it remains – though mercifully not always in Kwaidan proportions.