In honor of its 40th anniversary, let’s take a look back at the Canadian slasher film—a favorite of Quentin Tarantino’s, and the movie you should really check out this V-Day.
Colin Fleming's fiction, nonfiction, and op-eds appear in Harper's, Rolling Stone, Slate, Salon, Commentary, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, ARTnews, The New Criterion, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, JazzTimes, and The Washington Post, among other venues. He's the author of The Anglerfish Comedy Troupe: Stories from the Abyss (Dzanc), and is a regular guest on NPR and many additional radio programs and podcasts. Find him on the web at colinfleminglit.com, or his blog about the day in, day out life of an artist, https://www.colinfleminglit.com/blog, or on Twitter at #colinfleminglit.
In which Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer gets canceled.
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The latest incarnation of the historic blood-sucking fiend will likely leave audiences thirsty.
In a story from his new collection, the author describes life on a Cape Cod boat hauling tourists to see whales. His captain was profane and his shipmates colorfully eccentric.
Edward G. Ulmer's cheapie noir B movie has been giving us shivers for decades, but it would be a shame not to sing the praises of the novel that inspired it.
The novelette ‘May Day’ is Exhibit A proving that if you pass on F. Scott Fitzgerald the short-story writer, you miss out on the best of his inventions.
Three friends, out for a seaside holiday under the Easter moon, find an ancient, buried crown. Sounds pleasant, right? Not in the hands of horror master M.R. James.
The author believed that it was the duty of the people of his age to preserve structures like Notre Dame—and so he wrote a 1,000-page novel to convince them to save the cathedral.
The American—born author is best known for his comic fiction set in Ireland, but once he told a tale set in his native country, and it’s the perfect St. Patrick’s Day novel.