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Live From Miskatonic: Ramsey Campbell in Conversation with Stephen Jones

Thu. Feb. 15, 2018

For this exclusive event, Ramsey Campbell will discuss his life, his career and his ideology with his friend and colleague, award-winning editor and writer STEPHEN JONES, as well as giving advice to would-be writers on the current state of horror publishing. The evening will end with a Q&A session with the audience. This is an opportunity no horror fan can afford to miss—an informal discussion with one of the giants of the genre, with more than half-a-century of writing experience to draw upon, about the state of modern fiction and film. Don’t miss it!

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Exploring The Demon Feminine In Film (NYC)

Tue. Nov. 21, 2017

In this illustrated talk, New School faculty member and author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive Kristen J. Sollée will trace the witch in visual media from the early modern era through the present, examining her legacy as an icon of female power and persecution, and as a potent feminist symbol.

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Robert Morgan and Chris Shepherd to appear at Nov 9th Horror Animation class!

Tue. Nov. 21, 2017

Just added: Animators Robert Morgan (BOBBY YEAH) and Chris Shepherd (DAD’S DEAD) will appear at the class in person to discuss their work! Too little attention has been paid to animated horror and yet animation is uniquely qualified as an art form to fully explore all our fears and anxieties, through visuals crafted by some […]

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YULETIDE TERROR: Christmas Horror on Film and Television (NYC)

Tue. Dec. 12, 2017

To celebrate the release of Spectacular Optical’s new book Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television, contributors Michael Gingold and Kier-La Janisse will delve into the world of festive fright favourites and obscurities, from American Santa Slashers (and the ensuing controversies) to the quintessentially-English A Ghost Story for Christmas series, providing insight on these subversive film and television presentations that allow viewers to engage in different ways with the complicated cultural history of the Christmas season.

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Rue Morgue plugs our PAPERBACKS FROM HELL class!

Tue. Dec. 12, 2017

Thanks to Mike Gingold – not only a veteran horror journalist (who was managing editor of Fangoria Magazine for decades), but also one of our former Miskatonic NYC instructors (New York State of Horror – December 2016) – our Sept 19th PAPERBACKS FROM HELL event with Grady Hendrix has gotten a plug on the Rue […]