This colossal piece for the Empire website was a joint effort by me, Chris Hewitt and Simon Crook (and designed by Amar Vijay and Olly Gibbs). The lower depths of the list were kind of the most fun part; I’m especially amused I got Peter Bark in there. Update: Since the relaunch of the Empire… Continue reading 666 Great Horror Characters
This ended up in two places: it was commissioned by Kier-La Janisse for Fangoria, but she also then published it on her own site, Spectacular Optical. The occasion was a double-bill at Los Angeles’ Beyond Fest of Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England and Elliot Goldner’s The Borderlands, and the brief was to provide an… Continue reading Folk Horror
I wrote the following feature for Fangoria in early 2013, marking the end of Hellblazer at its 300th issue. It includes interviews with the Hellblazer writers Jamie Delano, Brian Azzarello, Mike Carey and Peter Milligan.
Guillermo Del Toro supervised the opening sequence for the 2013 Simpsons Hallowe’en special (Treehouse of Horror XXIV), and in the spirit of Empire‘s trailer breakdowns, I put together this guide to its references and in-jokes. I think we got them all eventually… http://www.empireonline.com/features/simpsons-halloween-guillermo-del-toro-movie-references