Hurricane Aaron is Howelling Through

CW: Incest, assault, abuse. Hurricane Aaron is a film about brothers in tragedy. J.R. Howell’s first feature film takes viewers on a series of twists and turns that may leave some queasy, but thoroughly intrigued about the psyche, and rage, of its main characters, Aaron and Cory. There is more than just horror that lurks […]

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Weaker Sides: From the Surreal to the Real

At over 200 pages and still going, Weaker Sides is one roller coaster of a web comic. With surrealist story telling, things can get lost in translation, but this is definitely not the case. The story telling is compelling and the characters are unique. The art style lends extremely well to not just the pace, […]

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Love Shore: A Diverse Cast, A Diverse Narrative

Do you like horror (of course you do)? How about an almost entirely LGBTQ cast with LGBTQ developers (this is getting obvious)? Now let’s make it a visual novel with heavy sci-fi elements and maybe also a dating sim. This is the concept of Love Shore. Taken from their Kickstarter, “Love Shore is a visual novel […]

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Ox, Ox, Ox

Before leaving, Val’s mother went to her room, kissed her twice on the cheeks, and once on the forehead. Call me if you need something, she said, brushing her daughter’s tight curls with her fingertips, anything. Val groaned. I’m not dying, she argued, but only received more kisses in return. I only broke a couple […]

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How to Start a Fire

“Cross your fingers and pray,” Micah says. I hold my breath in anticipation, my chest tight. My heart is empty and the moon is full. We just rolled out of bed with matching bruised eyes. Neither of us are ready to be swallowed by the earth yet. The night is almost too long.

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The Corners

The well worn path: the dirt and the ground and the sun and the sky and my feet following the path, onward, onward. The mist was so heavy it looked like the rest of the world hadn’t loaded yet. All I could see were trees, and the path. Even the sky was white, the sun […]

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Peeling

Hey there! My name is Lonnie, I’m a mixed Latinx trans artist living in the Portland area. I’ve been a fan of horror for a while, but only recently have I started to look into book and movie classics. A  lot of my own  inspirations that lend to my  horror work are things like Watership […]

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