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Exposing children to horror films …

I’ve written a piece for The Guardian about the Peppa Pig Nightmare Incident.

Obituary – Stan Lee

My Sight & Sound obituary for Stan Lee is online.

My radio play – Cry Babies – is available online for a month.

Haunted Advent Calendar

I’ve written a guest piece lurking behind today’s window on Leah Moore and John Reppion’s Haunted Advent Calendar.  NB: this is another image from ‘Baby’.

Notes on Powers of Darkness: The Lost Version of Dracula

I’ve just read this fascinating artifact – the Icelandic version of Dracula, long thought to be a straight translation of the novel but now revealed as an entirely different book.  Powers of Darkness adds all sorts of oddities – including gorilla men, a possible Elisabeth Bathory character, Hammer-style Satanic rites under Castle Dracula and a … Continue reading