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A Ghost Story for Christmas

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For many years the BBC had a tradition of showing a dramatisation of a classic ghost story at Christmas. This tradition is being continued this year with Whistle and I’ll Come to You being shown tonight staring John Hurt. An adaptation of the same classic MR James story was shown in 1968 staring Michael Hordern beginning the tradition

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December 24, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Shoot ’em in the head

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Every zombie kill in The Walking Dead in 69s (NSFW)

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December 14, 2010 at 4:02 pm

Yay, the clown’s here!

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Two commercial directors make a fake trailer for an ‘Eli Roth’ film called Clown. The real Eli Roth finds out about it… and he likes it so much he is now producing an actual film version.

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November 19, 2010 at 11:47 am

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No creaking gates, no gothic towers, no shuttered windows… Ghostwatch

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Broadcast on Halloween night 1992 Ghostwatch – a live investigation into a haunted house – was one of the most controversial and terrifying programs the BBC has ever shown.


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October 31, 2010 at 6:14 pm

Saw I to VI in six minutes and sixty-six seconds

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October 29, 2010 at 7:46 pm

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“Increasingly illiterate, disgusting and meritless.”

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‘We feel that the stories in this book are such that if your nerves are not of the strongest, then it is wise to read them in daylight.’

For a certain time, in every second-hand bookshop in the UK you would always be able to find a musty and dog-eared copy of one or more of the Pan Books Of Horror Stories edited by the splendidly named Herbert Van Thal. Now the first is being re-printed.
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September 8, 2010 at 5:16 pm

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Breaking the Fourth Panel: Neonomicon and the Comic Book Frame

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Alan Moore’s recent Lovecraftian comic dissected.

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August 3, 2010 at 8:45 pm