Rosemary's Baby

Next Door Nightmares: The Best and Worst Neighbors of Horror.

Next Door Nightmares: The Best and Worst Neighbors of Horror.

It’s never easy moving into a new apartment. Besides the hours of unpacking and settling in, there’s always the question of your neighbors. Will they be nice? Will they play music until four in the morning? Will they be sociopathic killers? Unfortunately, when the protagonist of Gnaw, Jennifer, moves into a new home, she finds that her new neighbors include both the best, and worst, of what you can experience.

The Intertwined Web of Religious Cults and Satanic Panic in American Pop Culture

The Intertwined Web of Religious Cults and Satanic Panic in American Pop Culture

Cults and the Occult have always been a fixture in horror stories.  Lovecraft, ROSEMARY’S BABY,  the Satanic Panic of the 1980’s and on into today, these kinds of stories keep popping up, not only in our fiction, but they bleed into our real lives.

OWA Recommends: Now Streaming in July 2017

OWA Recommends: Now Streaming in July 2017

Remember to grab your earbuds and smart device to watch some great shows while you are laying out by the pool. Because ladies and gentleman, July is bringing us some great additions to SciFi and Horror.

MonsterVisions of My Youth

MonsterVisions of My Youth

The real cornerstone of my youth was TNT’s MonsterVision, hosted by the brilliant Joe Bob Briggs (as portrayed by John Bloom.) He sat in front of a trailer set in a lawn chair and introduced that night's line up of films, which could be anything from an all-night FRIDAY THE 13TH marathon, to a John Carpenter double feature to a George Romero-themed lineup to even classics accepted by the public at large. He added such a sense of fun to watching these films, and obviously took a great sense of pride in hosting this series. 

Tannis Root is the New Black

Tannis Root is the New Black

A few years ago for Christmas, my sister gifted me a necklace that looks like the tannis root pendant that Minnie gives Rosemary for “protection.”  It was silly and thoughtful and remains one of my most-worn pieces of jewelry.