Fandom: Horror

Creeping from the recesses of the inner psyche, the musings of Robert W. Chambers, or the depths of your family’s old VCR tapes, here there be monsters.

  • No Jobe Too Big—The Lawnmower Man
  • Viral Mutations

    Viral Mutations

    In the midst of the zombie apocalypse, race and gender continue to play a huge role in fan perceptions of characters on The Walking Dead.

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  • Bury Your Gays

    Bury Your Gays

    Many forms of media play into specific troupes. One such troupe is the killing off of LGBTQIA+ characters more quickly than others. When viewers see relatable characters fall to the axe much quicker than others, it seems that their lives are not as important and their stories are only used for emotional plot development. Queer…

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  • Building a Better Predator: Fae and Fairies
  • Horror in Anime and Gaming
  • Building a Better Predator: Werewolves
  • Horror in Music

    Horror in Music

    In today’s installment of Zen and the Art of Screaming, we examine the role of horror in music—from musicians selling their souls to the devil for fame & fortune, to artists whose appearance and sound conjure images of demons and hellfire.

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  • Heavy Metal and Horror
  • The Paragon & The “Psycho” Pathologist

    The Paragon & The “Psycho” Pathologist

    In this week’s installment of Chasing at Shadows, we’ll address the characters of Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn: their hidden similarities, their stark differences, and the importance of their influence on what it means to be a well-rounded, well-written female character in comics.

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  • Building a Better Predator: Zombies