Cheer on the killer

Because the protagonist is such an insufferable wretch that you can’t help but side with anyone who wants him or her dead.

Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3

GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone loves a spooky story. Don’t you? Welcome to a chilling world of hair-raising tales! The thirty stories in this book were gathered from around the world, selected for their ghastly details and terrifying twists. Come OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #220: Child’s Play 3 (1991)

Child's Play 3 (1991)

JC of Oh God Why?! Nostalgia recaps Child’s Play 3, wherein Chucky wears lipstick, Andy gets a haircut, and the grand finale takes place in an improbably detailed wild mouse coaster.

Recap #195: The Upturned Stone by Scott Hampton

Title: The Upturned Stone, a.k.a. “The Haunted Pie” Writer/Artist: Scott Hampton Tagline: “Ghosts aren’t frightening, really.” “What’s frightening is the thought of them.” Initial Thoughts It’s like “Stand By Me” but with ghosts and sexual abuse. I first discovered this tale a few years back when Comic Book Resources did a countdown of “Scariest Comics OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #181: Deadtime Stories #10: Grandpa’s Monster Movies by A.G. Cascone

Original Cover

Title: Deadtime Stories #10 – Grandpa’s Monster Movies, a.k.a. “A Nightmare on Green Acres” Author: A.G. Cascone, a.k.a. Annette and Gina Cascone Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The midnight show is a scream. Summary: Home movies can be a horror! C.T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents’ old farmhouse. It’s Grandpa’s seventieth birthday, OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #87: Friday the 13th, Part 2!

cover image of Friday the 13th Part 2 with font in white on a black background. Red partially covers "Part 2"

Title: Friday the 13th Part 2 (I guess we’re not into Roman numerals yet?) [Wing: Well, the cover image I have is into Roman numerals, but there are a bunch out there without it.] Summary: Get ready for twice the terror with Friday the 13th Part 2: Deluxe Edition! Fives years after the massacre at Camp OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #51: Followers by Anna Davies

Followers by Anna Davies

Title: Followers by Anna Davies Summary: To tweet or not to tweet . . . what a deadly question. When Briana loses out on a starring role in the school’s production of Hamlet, she reluctantly agrees to be the drama department’s “social media director” and starts tweeting half-hearted updates. She barely has any followers, so OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #50: The Accident by Diane Hoh

The Accident by Diane Hoh

Dove recaps the Point Horror staple, The Accident by Diane Hoh, where a nice girl swaps places with a ghost and, shocker, that turns out to be a Very. Bad. Idea.

Recap #45: The Invitation by Diane Hoh

The Invitation by Diane Hoh

Dove recaps The Invitation by Diane Hoh where a bunch of unfortunates are invited to the coolest party of the year… as the victims. It’s like The Purge, only less happens and nobody cares.

Recap #43: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams

I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams

Title: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams Summary: Haunted by recurring nightmares, high school junior Sharon Anders begins to confuse dreams with reality and is soon plunged into a desperate struggle between good and evil. Tagline: Someone has to pay… Note: As Dove requested, I’ve updated my template, because we now apparently call the Bad Guys Muffin OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »