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Enter the DEAD RINGERS Photo Contest – Creepy Photos, Creepy Judges, Great Prizes!

Time to get your evil on!  (And your photoshop skills!) In The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson said “in each of us, two natures are at war — the good and the evil.”  For the DEAD RINGERS Photo Contest, I want to see both of your natures on display.  As the novel opens, Frank Lindbergh is assaulted in his home by a man who …Read More

Halloween Book Festival – October 3rd, 2015

Dear friends…more to come, but I wanted to get the word out now! Saturday, October 3rd, I’ll be hosting the Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival (*free* and open to the public!) Where: ACT Theater Company, 1632 Osgood Street, Osgood Landing, North Andover, MA 01845. http://www.acttheatercompany.com When: 10/3/15 from 1pm till 7:30pm. What: Horror and Suspense authors from New England – and all around the Northeast U.S. – will be selling and …Read More

Nine Technologies That Will Probably Kill Us All

Human beings are an odd species. For all of our capacity for logic, we are so often less rational than far less intelligent creatures. There is genius at work in the human race, twenty-four hours a day, three hundred and sixty five days a year. Somewhere, right now, one of us is changing the world with a discovery or invention or epiphany that somebody else will make look insignificant with …Read More

Why Do You Have to Say She’s Black?

This will come as no surprise to you, but…you can’t say anything anymore without someone taking offense. You say something, or you say nothing…either way, there will be those who take you to task for it. So here’s the truth: do what you think is right. I read a review of TIN MEN this morning that was less than positive. The reviewer made some valid points, but also complained about …Read More

Clive Barker – Flashback 1989

I conducted the following interview with Clive Barker twenty-six years ago, when I was fresh out of college.  With The Scarlet Gospels almost here and the recent release of the Director’s Cut of Nightbreed, I thought you might enjoy it. –CG FOR LOVE OF MONSTERS: AN INTERVIEW WITH CLIVE BARKER by Christopher Golden Handsome, soft-spoken, and amusing, dressed in jeans and sneakers with red socks, Clive Barker does not cut the figure …Read More