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Mysterium Tremendum Release (also, a snag)

The inaugural issue of Mysterium Tremendum, our chapbook exploring the intersection between horror and the holy, is officially ready to launch! However, we’ve hit a snag. Silent Motorist Media is a one-man operation. Mysterium Tremendum is a chapbook designed to be printed, bound, and shipped from my house. Unfortunately, I’ve been recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

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10 Books You Shouldn’t Miss From 2020

  Grimscribe Press’ The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature is a collection that appears to have generated a lot of excitement at the time of its release, only to get swallowed by the COVID panic that occupied so much momentum in 2020. And it’s a damn shame, since Christopher Slatsky’s latest work is easily the best

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ALTAR Cover Release (24 Hours Left of KS Campaign)

“Altar is redolent of hard-edged supernatural horror from the golden days of McCammon and King. Nobody is safe in a Fracassi story.” – Laird Barron It’s here: the last 24 hours of our Altar special edition Kickstarter campaign! In case you aren’t aware of the project, I’m posting the details of the campaign briefly below: This limited, signed,

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A Preview of Philip Fracassi’s “The Fate of Nero”

We’re in the heat of a Kickstarter campaign for our first single author publication: a limited, numbered, signed, illustrated hardback edition of Philip Fracassi’s Altar. (Check out our previous post to see the personal importance of this project to me). Here’s a recap of exactly what we’re looking to publish: This limited, signed, and numbered

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Philip Fracassi’s ALTAR: a Limited Edition Release

The following is taken from the ALTAR Kickstarter story. This 7-day campaign is now live! BACK THIS PROJECT ON KICKSTARTER “Altar is redolent of hard-edged supernatural horror from the golden days of McCammon and King. Nobody is safe in a Fracassi story.” – Laird Barron Few books have captured the admiration of readers and writers of cosmic horror like Philip

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Six Great Contemporary Philippine Gothic Tales You Can Read Online: a List by Kristine Ong Muslim

The Gothic tradition reimagined in a Philippine setting—more specifically in a palatial Spanish colonial-era mansion with dingy interiors—is captured in all its glory by a scene in the third installment of the Tagalog film anthology franchise Shake, Rattle & Roll, where the character played by actress Gina Alajar is shown fumbling with a flower pot

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Secret Gateways from Nightscape Press: LAST CHANCE!

Have you heard of the Secret Gateways box set from Nightscape Press?  It’s a boxed set of three hardcovers including two modern classics of unsettling weird fiction: The Secret of Ventriloquism by Jon Padgett and Gateways to Abomination by Matthew M. Bartlett; and a third slim volume titled The Latham-Fielding Liaison consisting of four weird mind-bending tales

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The Unreprinted: Extermination Zone by Dr. Randall Philip

In the zine scene of the 80’s and 90’s, a brand of transgressive zine that covered crime, deviant sexuality, racism, and misanthropy emerged. Some of the more well-known ones were Pure, ANSWER Me!, and Singin’ Dose Anti-Psychotic Blues. Among these was the zine FUCK, created by Dr. Randall Phillip. We’ll just move past if he’s

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Kindle Kult: Women in Horror, Volume II

This is the second Kindle Kult post devoted exclusively to WiHM. Do your part to support these authors by following a link, reading, and most importantly, discussing their work with other readers (one easy way to do the latter is taking a second to leave them a review on Amazon–every review helps more than you’d

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Kindle Kult: Women in Horror, Volume I

To properly kick off the eleventh WiHM, we’re dedicating the next few Kindle Kult posts exclusively to female authors. Do your part to support these authors by following a link, reading, and most importantly, discussing their work with other readers (one easy way to do the latter is taking a second to leave them a

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