It happens so often within horror culture that we become familiar with a cinematic franchise that has been based on the original work of a talented writer whose life's work revolves around their creativity. When it comes down to it, hit movies, such as I Am Legend (2007), are born from books that we are generally unaware of. Kind of crazy, right? One such famous author that you … [Read more...] about Richard Matheson: The Literature You Know–the Author You Don’t
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During his lifetime, Robert Bloch traveled through the horror subgenres in pursuit of any and all things strange, morbid, or macabre. He started his writing career by imitating his mentor H.P. Lovecraft and subsequently becoming Lovecraft's peer when he began to expand upon the Cthulhu mythos. It's fair to say that without the influence and encouragement of Lovecraft, Bloch may … [Read more...] about Robert Bloch: The Man Who Brought Us Psycho (1959)