About the Author

Ed Grabianowski is an author and freelance writer. He’s worked as a contributing writer for io9, HowStuffWorks, and Sweethome, and his fiction has appeared in His fiction has appeared in Black Static, Shanna Germain’s Geek Love, and David Wellington’s Fear…

An Alternate Blade Runner Theory

A lot of Blade Runner fans like to contemplate the true meaning of the movie, what the origami means, whether or not Deckard himself was a replicant, all of which changes based on which cut of the movie you’re watching….

Instrumental Music for Writers

If you’re a writer, you probably like to have some background music on while you work, maybe to set the mood, maybe to drown out the other yobs in the coffee shop. Music with lyrics is too distracting, so everyone…

Movie Review -- Jack Palance in Attack! (1956)

It’s easy to think all 50s movies are bland, conformist, patriotic pap, but this intense World War II drama has a surprising amount of bite, and it stars a young Jack Palance at his seething best. It’s also got one…

If you’re interested in donating to help out with the medical expenses, but don’t want a t-shirt, you can use the button below. The funds will go into a special Paypal account used only to help pay for medical expenses….

Help My Dad Fight Cancer, Get an Awesome T-Shirt

In September of 2015, my father found a lump on the side of his neck. A few weeks later, it was confirmed as a cancerous tumor. He’s ready to take on whatever treatments are necessary (and believe me, none of…

Fear After Fear -- An Anthology of Flash and Micro Horror Stories

I’ve collected the stories that I originally wrote for David Wellington’s Fear Project into a special, limited, Halloween-only anthology. The stories may be short, but they’re honed to a razor-sharp edge. I’ll only be offering this collection through the end…

31 Days of Nightmares  -- Goodnight Mommy & The Witches' Mountain

So much hype and anticipation, so much disappointment. Goodnight Mommy I was really psyched to see Goodnight Mommy. The trailer was weird and creepy and hinted at dark secrets. The trailer was better than the actual movie. The silver lining…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Halloween: Resurrection, Young Frankenstein, Return to House on Haunted Hill, and The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

I know I’ve slipped off schedule a little bit, but here’s a four-pack of horror movies to get us back on track. Young Frankenstein There’s not much I can say about this comedy classic — we were due to see…

We're Losing One Of America's Best Dirt Tracks and It's Heartbreaking

Stewart Friesen stepped onto the winner’s podium at the New York State Fairgrounds last Sunday, taking the checkered flag after 200 laps in a big block modified. He was the last person who ever would. They’re tearing down the mile…

31 Days of Nightmares -- The Green Inferno

This is a film with heavy baggage and a lot of problems. Socio-political problems, so hang onto your hat. I want to just write a short, scathing review of this, because as a piece of entertainment, it was only ok….

31 Days of Nightmares -- Silent Night, Deadly Night & Willow Creek

A slasher classic and a movie so bad it wouldn’t even be fun on Mystery Science Theater. Silent Night, Deadly Night I’d never seen this exploitation classic before, although I love the idea of scary Christmas movies. Are there any…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Unearthed & The Battery

Sometimes you watch movies that are probably going to be terrible in hopes of finding a hidden gem. Not today. Unearthed This is a movie about a giant sea monkey. Seriously. It’s some kind of alien monster that went into…