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It Came from the Vault: HorrorAddicts.net Bonus, Halloween Carol Special

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on September 23, 2016 by Emerian Rich

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Horror Addicts Episode# BONUS!

Horror Hostesses: Emerian Rich & Camellia Rains

Intro Music by: Dean Farnell

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halloween carol special!

Feat. “The Monster’s Ball” by Dean Farnell

Feat. Renee and Evan Roulo

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Submissions Call: Clockwork Wonderland

Posted in horror, News with tags , , , , , , on September 22, 2016 by Emerian Rich

Clockwork Wonderland

A Horror Anthology

This is an Alice in Wonderland, clockwork, Horror anthology.

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Following the rabbit down the hole is the easy part. Battling time is what will kill you. Whether you’re trying to get back home or struggling to survive in Wonderland, your stories MUST be horrifying.

“You act as if time is on your side. He isn’t. He’s always on his own side.”

At the most basic, your story must have a clock involved. Clockpunk, clock engineering, and steampunk with clock elements is encouraged as well as the thought of time as an entity. Be creative, turn Wonderland on its ear. Twist it, tweak it, punk it.

Your story may star or co-star any of the characters in the original text by Lewis Carroll, as well as characters of your own creation. Feel free to “punk” any of the characters to fit your vision, but do not use any characters from other modern day Wonderland series.

A word from the editor: I don’t care how well your story is written, if it’s not scary, or horrifying, it won’t make the cut. We are HorrorAddicts.net. Bring the horror.

Manuscript Format:
Font: either Courier or Times New Roman.
Double spaced, font 12 point.
Your manuscript must be in either DOC or RTF format.
1st page header to state: author name, mailing address, email address, and word count.
Following pages header to state: author name, story name, and page number.

In the body of the email:
100 words or less bio about you.
One sentence explaining the story attached. Your elevator pitch.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram ids
Your website or blog

Subject of the email state:
CLOCKWORK WONDERLAND/Author Name/Story Title
Send to: horroraddicts@gmail.com

No previously printed work and no simultaneous submissions.

Deadline: October 31st, 2016, 11:59pm PST
Length: 2,000-5,000 words
Payment: $10.00 USD + digital contributor copy
Return time: Final decisions will not be made until AFTER the submission close date (10/31/16). You should expect a return within 3 months of the submission close date.

If you do not receive an email stating your manuscript was received within two weeks of submission, please send a polite query to: horroraddicts@gmail.com

For any other questions, please send an email to: horroraddicts@gmail.com

Review: Dreamchild, The most disturbing Alice movie ever?

Posted in News with tags , , , on September 21, 2016 by Emerian Rich

Although Dreamchild (1985) was supposed to clear up some of the mysteries behind Alice in Wonderland, its creator Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson), and the real Alice, it does more to disturb viewers in my opinion.

 

dchildStarring Coral Browne as the elder Alice, and Ian Holm as Carroll, the movie follows Alice as a young girl. Carroll is portrayed as a creepy (perhaps pedophile?) man who fixates on a young Alice, featuring her in his little tales. The mother in the film seems suspicious of him, but doesn’t really do anything. Skip ahead to an old Alice, her wandering memory and strange flashbacks that make it seem as though she might have been abused by the kindly Carroll.
dreamchildscaryAlthough the film released to much critical acclaim, citing Carol Browne’s performance especially, I still can’t help watching it with a cringe. In my eyes this is a creepy film about a man obsessed with a little girl who infected her imagination with sinister creatures. The creatures in the film are disturbing puppets that seem to terrorize her in visions and you aren’t sure if she is reliving childhood traumas or experiencing dementia.

Are the visions just the madness of an old lady? Or are they the manifestation of symptoms from being molested as a child? Either way, they are driving the old lady mad as a hatter!

You can now watch a large portion (especially the disturbing parts) on YouTube.

What do you think? Creepy old man? Or brilliant author? Both? Do you believe the tales of Rev. Dodgson’s nature? Or was his stuttering and epilepsy a reason to believe him guilty of things he never did?

HorrorAddicts.net 134, Loren Rhoads

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on September 17, 2016 by Emerian Rich

HA tagHorror Addicts Episode# 134
SEASON 11!
Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich
Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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loren rhoads, gild the morn, the veil

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

43 days till halloween

scare factor song quiz, win a book, phantoms, halloween decor, costumes, bad alice, cemeteries, statues, loren rhoads, cemeterytravel.com, david watson, scary rooms in movies, underworld blood wars, books, hollow house, greg chapman, the plague pit, alan frewin jones, sarah killian serial killer for hire, mark sheldon, crystal lake publishing, tales from the lake, vol. 3, sumiko saulson, beneath the lake cast, blood of socorro county, sean t. young, through dolls eyes, jesse orr, the artwork, james goodridge, nightmare fuel, dj pitsiladis, phillip experiment, open ghost doors, goth drag king, jean batt, victor/victoria, just one of the guys, morbid meals, dan shaurette, se7en, ants, carbonara, ghastly games, goosebumps, zombie kids, one night ultimate werewolf, one night ultimate vampire, booopoly, vampires of the night, midnight syndicate, zombies board game soundtrack, terror trax, gild the mourn, best band season 10 poll, kbatz, frightening flix, the veil, dead mail, murdo, plague pits, london, carl, office angst, pen, valerie, halloween carol bonus, loren rhoads, lost angels

http://www.Cemeterytravel.com

Scary Rooms – USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2016/09/05/creepy-horror-movie-rooms-disappointments/89722886/

Underground Plague Pits

http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20160906-plague-pits-the-london-underground-and-crossrail

Halloween Carol Bonus
http://traffic.libsyn.com/horroraddicts/HorrorAddictsBonusHalloweenCarols.mp3

Once Upon a Scream- special edition pack

https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/once-upon-a-scream-special-edition-pack/

“Broken Pieces” by Valentine Wolfe

http://valentinewolfe.bandcamp.com/track/broken-pieces

HorrorAddicts.net blog Kindle syndicated

http://www.amazon.com/HorrorAddicts-net/dp/B004IEA48W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1431022701&sr=8-1&keywords=horroraddicts.net

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Emerian Rich

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David Watson, Stacy Rich, Dan Shaurette, KBatz (Kristin Battestella), Mimielle, Killion Slade, D.J. Pitsiladis, Jesse Orr, A.D. Vick, Lisa Vasquez

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Book Review: The Plague Pit by Alan Frewin Jones

Posted in review with tags , , , , on September 4, 2016 by Emerian Rich

plguepitLooking for a horror book fit for the whole family? Then The Plague Pit by Alan Frewin Jones is for you. Part of the late 90’s Dark Path series by Macmillan Children’s Books, The Plague Pit promises good old-fashion monster-under-the-bed fear.

Tom, his brother Jack, and friends Frankie and Reagan wake up some bad mojo while visiting an excavation site in their small town of Lynchford England. Young archaeology enthusiasts, they aren’t really supposed to be down there, but what could it hurt, right? After a brick wall gives way knocking Tim over and spilling mud, sewage, and human remains into the underground excavation site, Tom wakes in the hospital. He’s swallowed some nasty water and they aren’t sure what illness he’s got, but it’s got the doctors stumped. Combined with Frankie hearing phantom bell tolls, Reagan smelling vinegar everywhere, and Jack’s sixth sense spinning out of control, the kids decide Tom is infected with more than just a muddy water cold. When Tom starts channeling plague victims long in the grave, the friends go on a mission to learn more about the excavation site and try to save their friend before he falls victim to a ghost curse.

Even though this book is obviously written for kids, I found it entertaining. Their investigation into the plague and different sorts of symptoms was interesting. I also really enjoyed the segments where the modern-day kids (Circa 1998 anyway) are terrorized by visions only they can see and hear. Especially when they all have a shared vision of an army of rats attacking them. Scary stuff! And yet, there isn’t much in here to really gross out your kids. I has the fear factor of a Goosebumps book and is entertaining, even for adults.

HorrorAddicts.net 133, Emerian Rich

Posted in News with tags , , , on September 3, 2016 by Emerian Rich

HA tagHorror Addicts Episode# 133
SEASON 11!
Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich
Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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emerian rich, broken bow, silent film scares

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

57 days till halloween

i fall to pieces, win a book, the plague pit, halloween stuff, school supplies, evil candy corn pumpkin, stranger things season 2, netflix, anthology tv, american horror story, books, david watson, comics, scary tales, monster mash-ups, theresa braun, suzanne madron, for sale or rent, cthulu, rebecca besser, nurse blood, organ harvesting, from the vault, varney the vampire, clockwork wonderland, clockpunk, time, submission call, alice in wonderland, blood of socorro county, sean young, werewolf, lupine, old west, haunted mine, through dolls eyes, jesse orr, dan shaurette, morbid meal, attack of the killer tomatoes blt, ghastly game, monster fluxx, dj pitsiladis, goatman, nightmare fuel, valentine wolfe, new music, broken bow, interview, stacy rich, religious conspiracy films, prophecy, lost souls, stigmata, the order, constantine, the calling, exorcist, the omen, damien, rosemary’s baby, dracula 2000, the stand, prince of darkness, devil, the night gate, bless the child, reaper, the monk, kbatz, frightening flix, silent film scares, faust, nosferatu, dead mail, jeff, wisconsin horror, kay, night’s knights, dusk warriors, kristine, lord harrington’s lost doe, emmy z. madrigal, regency romance, laudanum, mental asylum, jill tracy, audrey, emerian rich, prettiest things, horrific history, hazardous press.

To pre-order Valentine Wolfe CD, simply click here:

http://www.valentinewolfe.com/store/

Wisconsin horror
http://milwaukeeshauntedbar.com/ghost-tour

http://www.gothicmilwaukee.com/

Jill Tracy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GsWjnzzWpI

Lord Harrington’s Lost Doe
https://www.amazon.com/Lord-Harringtons-Lost-Emmy-Madrigal/dp/1535426276

Seattle Event:
http://thecrystalcon.wix.com/crystalcon#!the-speakers/mibl3

Once Upon a Scream- special edition pack

https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/once-upon-a-scream-special-edition-pack/

“Broken Pieces” by Valentine Wolfe

http://valentinewolfe.bandcamp.com/track/broken-pieces

HorrorAddicts.net blog Kindle syndicated

http://www.amazon.com/HorrorAddicts-net/dp/B004IEA48W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1431022701&sr=8-1&keywords=horroraddicts.net

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Emerian Rich

s t a f f

David Watson, Stacy Rich, Dan Shaurette, KBatz (Kristin Battestella), Mimielle, Killion Slade, D.J. Pitsiladis, Jesse Orr, A.D. Vick, Lisa Vasquez

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Ghastly Games: Monster Fluxx

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on August 25, 2016 by Emerian Rich

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On episode #133, hear Emerian Rich talk about Fluxx, Monster edition

fm fmFluxx is a card game where the rules keep changing and the excitement never stops. You still start out simple: draw one card and play one card, changing the rules as you go, while collecting up different cards to combine into the goals. Changing Goals will keep you on your toes as well, and Action cards are still shaking things up! Monster Fluxx takes classic monster movies and TV shows and adds them to the basic Fluxx deck. With the prominent monster presence, this deck is designed to introduce new players to the Fluxx system and has it has just four main card types.

 

Find out more about this awesome game on Episode #133, coming September 3rd.