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About Daniel

I am the author of the horror anthologies CLOSET MONSTERS: ZOMBIED OUT AND TALES OF GOTHROTICA and HORNY DEVILS, and the horror novels COMBUSTION and NO PLACE FOR LITTLE ONES. I am also the founder of BOYS, BEARS & SCARES, a facebook page for gay male horror fans! Check it out and like it at www.facebook.com/BoysBearsandScares.

HACK ‘N’ SLASH: Bloody Reunion vs. Blood Night

Battle of the new millennium “Blood” slashers. These two were close to each other on my DVD shelf, so I figured, why not?  BLOODY REUNION (2006) Bloody Reunion is an Asian slasher that follows the classic American slasher format. The … Continue reading

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Where there’s killer pussy there’s…gay dudes and drag queens?

Written and directed by its star, Nicholas Tana, campy indie Hell’s Kitty is a bit of a love letter to people with cunty kitties and an appreciation for “pussy” humor. And more importantly, it is loaded with meta goodies for … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a smorgasbord of scares

This was one of those stream streaks that didn’t have me hopping on the Internet to purchase the films for my collection, but also didn’t leave me wishing I’d spent the time watching something else. It’s also a good mix … Continue reading

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Time to drag out the Oh My Ghost! franchise!

Thai director Poj Arnon has made a name for himself with two horror franchises: Make Me Shudder (I blog about the first film here) and Hor Taew Tak—known in English as Oh My Ghost! He also has a notable non-horror … Continue reading

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Not your usual “alien” movies

Who says you need aliens, UFOs, laser guns, and anal probing in a movie with the word “alien” in the title? Although the anal probing is what keeps me coming back for more. The lack of big bug-eyed guys dancing … Continue reading

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Werewolf to Stepwitch: the 1980s comedies of Larry Cohen

In between directing some of the oddest, most memorable movies of the 1970s and 1980s (God Told Me To, the It’s Alive trilogy, Q; The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, A Return to Salem’s Lot, The Ambulance), Larry Cohen bookended the … Continue reading

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Masked Men vs. Naked Men!

It’s every gay horror boy’s dream to have more naked boys than girls being chased by a masked killer in a slasher, but we rarely get that scenario. It’s even less likely that they are actually gay films. However, the … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: guess what tried and true theme the blog will be this time…

If you guessed cabin in the woods, you win nothing. You just guessed right. Sure, it’s another 5 films about friends heading to a cabin in the woods, but at least there’s some variety: aliens, crazed killers demons, possession, ghosts. … Continue reading

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Ghostland Boys vs. Tragedy Girls

It’s boys vs. girls with ghosts, a masked killer, zombies and…humor? Sort of. GHOSTLAND BOYS (2016) A majority of Ghostland Boys feels like it would have worked better edited into short segments of a “web series”…if the writing had been … Continue reading

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DeCoteau rebrands Poe as homo

If you watch this trilogy of gay horror films made by David DeCoteau for Here! Films and come out the other side bitching that it’s blasphemy and a disgrace to the brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe’s work, then you clearly … Continue reading

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