Review: “Specimen 313” by Jeff Strand (2011)

Although I tend to read a lot in all genres, but especially horror, somehow I had never read anything by Jeff Strand. I got looking for some stories by him and found this one for a reasonable price, so I picked it up. I wasn’t disappointed. This story is about carnivorous plants, told from the […]

Review: “Bus Driver Man” by Duncan Ralston (2014)

Since I tend to write more short fiction than any other format, it should be no surprise I read much of the same. Often those stories are in anthologies, but sometimes they are standalone works, as is the case with this one. Mr. McAllister is a bus driver, and like most in his profession, he’s […]

Review: “City of the Dead” / “Horror Hotel” (1960)

One thing I will say up front about reviewing anything that isn’t contemporary: it’s important to view it in the lens of the time it was produced. For example, you can’t knock a 1930s space alien movie for having cheesy special effects when they were likely doing the best they could for the time period. […]