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Miskatonic featured in the New York Times!

Erik Piepenberg of The New York Times wrote this piece (appearing both online and in the print edition) about our school, featuring interviews with founder Kier-La Janisse, instructors Sukhdev Sandhu and Dianca London Potts, genre scholar Adam Lowenstein and Miskatonic student Derek Boeckelmann. “Because horror films have a vocabulary for the horrific, the painful, the […]

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Photos from Ramsey Campbell Live in Conversation with Stephen Jones, Feb 15th 2018

We’ve uploaded some event photos from the night to our Flickr page, assembled from photos we took as well as The Horse Hospital, Mandy Slater and some of our twitter followers! (If you click on the individual images you’ll see the photo credit)

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We’re All Alone Inside Our Skulls: Ramsey Campbell Wants To Drive You Mad

Grady Hendrix, author of Paperbacks From Hell and Horrorstör, writes on the oeuvre and impact of horror giant Ramsey Campbell, who appears in conversation at Miskatonic London on February 15th, 2018. Ramsey Campbell writes the way crazy people think. His characters can’t trust their perceptions, inanimate objects exhibit consciousness, living creatures behave like automatons, personalities […]

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Viewing list/Bibliography from Howard David Ingham’s SECRET POWERS OF ATTRACTION class Jan 18th

Select Bibliography: Daily Express Archive Daily Mirror Archive Adam Scovell, Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange (2018) Peter Haining, Witchcraft and Black Magic (1971) Brian Ward, McDonald Guidelines: ESP (1977) Francis X King, Magic: The Western Tradition (1975) Erich von Däniken, Chariots of the Gods? (1969) Doris Stokes, Voices in My Ear (1980) Paciorek […]

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Preserving Genre Cinema at Vinegar Syndrome (NYC)

Tue. May. 8, 2018

This class will discuss the basic issues and challenges associated with film preservation, with a specific focus on issues most common to genre films. Topics shall include film decay and restorative processes, format specific preservation techniques, the role of home video (and specifically Vinegar Syndrome) in the preservation of genre films, viewer expectations in the digital age, as well as a general overview of the methodologies by which Vinegar Syndrome selects films for restoration and release.