Page Turner: The Gingerbread Men

Ah Christmas, a time for peace on earth and goodwill for all men. Well, unless you are unfortune enough to find yourself trapped in a cursed hotel like the gingerbread men. The Gingerbread Men by Joanna Corrance is a horror novel set in a hotel all but hidden in the Scottish Highlands. A grand place, yet... Continue Reading →

Our Season Finale of Curse of Strahd

After over a year's worth of suffering, angst and all-around bad times for our characters, our Curse of Strahd campaign had its season finale last Sunday. In short, we decided to move on to another campaign for a while, leaving Curse of Strahd on a cliffhanger we will return to at a later date.  Oh man, it's been a... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: A Dowry of Blood

This book is bloody good! Alright, I am sorry for that godawful pun. I had to get it out of my system somehow.  A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson is a queer gothic retelling of Dracula, written from the perspective of his first wife, Constanta. The story starts on that fateful night when he "saved"... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: October

Halloween, the best night of the year, is finally upon us! I am so excited, my friends and I are going to play an extra spooky session of D&D to celebrate, plus I have plenty of pumpkin snacks at hand. Halloween isn't just a holiday, at least not for me. It's a state of mind.... Continue Reading →

Is The Final Girl Harmful or Heroic?

We all know and love this troupe. The last one standing is the young and virtuous sweet girl. She makes it to the end, maybe even taking down the bad guy, sometimes she runs the 'Final Girl Circuit', coming across the desecrated remains of her family and friends for extra trauma. The Friday the 13th movies are... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Hellbound Heart

With the release of the newest Hellraiser film, I figured it was finally time to read the novella that started it all, The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker. Frank is bored. He has done everything in the name of chasing that elusive ultimate pleasure. But every drug and sexual escapade only sustained him for a short window of time... Continue Reading →

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