Adapting Lovecraft for the Screen: A Master Class with Dennis Paoli (NYC)

Thu. Oct. 20, 2016

Dennis Paoli, screenwriter for director Stuart Gordon’s film adaptations of the works of H. P. Lovecraft (Re-Animator, From Beyond, Dagon, and for the cable television series “Masters of Horror,” Dreams in the Witch House), will lead a two-hour master class on adapting Lovecraft for the screen—the challenges, techniques, and insights into the works gained in the process.

Monsters in the Closet: Gay Pulp Horror in the 1970s (NYC)

Thu. Nov. 17, 2016

Monsters in the Closet examines the intersection between horror and gay erotic novels of the 1970s, when adults-only publishers mined the conventions of genre fiction formulas that lent themselves to sexually explicit variations.

Live From Miskatonic: In Conversation with Jack Ketchum (NYC)

Wed. Sep. 21, 2016

Stephen King called him “the scariest guy in America.” And so we kick off Miskatonic NYC with a bang as a titan of horror fiction, Jack Ketchum (OFF SEASON, THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, THE LOST, RED) joins us for our first event at the Morbid Anatomy Museum for an in-depth look at his work and adaptations to the screen, moderated by film writer, programmer and Miskatonic Institute founder Kier-La Janisse.

The New York State of Horror (NYC)

Thu. Dec. 8, 2016

Longtime horror journalist Michael Gingold leads you on a travelogue through New York City horror, discussing resident auteurs such as Larry Cohen, Abel Ferrara, Frank Henenlotter and William Lustig as well as the ways in which New York City-set scare flicks reflected the changes in the city itself over the years.

THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES – LONDON UNVEILS FALL 2016 LINEUP

Thu. Dec. 8, 2016

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London returns to the Horse Hospital for another semester of film and pop culture classes, with a 2016 fall semester lineup led by some of the genre world’s most renowned critical luminaries. Mark Pilkington (Owner of Strange Attractor Press, writer/director of MIRAGE MEN) launches the season in September […]