If you’re trying to find 3 Dean Koontz movies that are almost as good as Stephen King movies, you might have a tough time as not many good movies have been adapted from Dean Koontz books. However, there are about three of these Dean Koontz movies that are almost as good as Stephen King movies.

Allison Brennan joins Joyce Lamb at USA Today to talk about her new release, If I Should Die, what makes Dean Koontz such a great writer and trying to scare her friends. Catch the interview here: Allison Brennan

The new novel by horror author Stephen King, 11.22.63, has been nominated for bad sex in literature award. The passage responsible for the nomination compares sex to “a horizontal version of the Madison” dance and features lines, “Oh dear, oh my dear, oh my dear, dear God, oh sugar!” reports Telegraph.uk.

Few filmmakers have had a lasting impact on the direction horror movies have taken in the past few decades than John Carpenter. The veteran director gained acclaim for his work in the genre. Many of his early horror films opened the door for the rise of new horror sub-genres or offered a fresh take on conventional horror plots from the past. 5 John Carpenter Movies That Redefined Horror

Cult favorite Mark Z Danielewski has scooped a reported million-dollar advance for the first 10 books in his epic 27-volume new serial novel. The book, The Familiar, was snapped up by US publisher Pantheon Books, an imprint of Knopf Doubleday, with a new instalment to be published every three months from 2014.

The latest issue of Granta magazine features a zombie tale from the late Roberto Bolaño. Who’ll be next to grapple with the undead? Are zombies invading literary fiction?

Micro is the latest posthumous novel by Michael Crichton, who not so long ago gave us those great people-vs.-dinosaur adventures Jurassic Park and The Lost World. At his death in 2008, he left this unfinished manuscript — among others — which was given to Richard Preston, himself a respected author of science-related novels such as The Hot Zone, to complete.

Mothers, Killers and Vampires: The Post-Familial Society in True Blood – In Alan Ball’s TV series True Blood (USA, 2008- ), based on the novel series Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine Harris (2001- ), it’s a blood surrogate developed by the Japanese that enables vampires to “come out of the coffin.”

On Tuesday November 29th at 7:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will host a signing for the DVD release of Chillerama. Scheduled to be on hand for the event are Directors Adam Green and Joe Lynch with Director Adam Rifkin pre-signing the DVDs. Also Actors Lin Shaye, Ray Wise, Kane Hodder, Anton Troy and Kristina Klebe. Composer Bear McCreary will also be signing the CD Zom-B Movie which is from Chillerama.

Take a look at the biggest and best horror movies of 2012. The scary list features the usual mix of sequels (Texas Chainsaw 3D), TV adaptations (Dark Shadows), novel adaptations (World War Z) and original fare (Intruders). What’s looking good and what’s looking dodgy.

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