7th Annual Rondo Award Nominations

The nominations for the SEVENTH Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror awards have been released, and although we weren't nominated (or hardly any sites I've heard of, coincidentally) some friends and partners of ours were. Specifically, the magazine I write for Horror Hound was nominated for two of the awards. So, if you're feeling charitable today, head on over to RondoAwards.com and help these people out.

11. Best Magazine of 2008

Horror Hound Magazine

New "MadWorld" Gameplay Footage is Bloody Bliss

When you think of the Wii, you probably don't think of violence, gore, and foul language. In what I find to be an amazing twist of irony, SEGA is aiming to subvert the Wii's kiddie image with "MadWorld," a hyper-stylized ultraviolent beat em up that allows you to nunchuck and Wii-mote wiggle your way to what appears to be quite satisfying ends. This is the first actual gameplay trailer that I've seen, and there is definitely something very special going on here:

"Left 4 Dead" Casual Encounters hit Craigslist

As if the "Left 4 Dead" Valentines weren't nerdy and amusing enough for me, some endeavoring individual has gone through the trouble of filling the San Fransisco Bay Area Craigslist with not 1, not 5, but 11 "Left 4 Dead" themed casual encounter postings (still active as of 9:10 EST).

BGH Book Club: The Keeper

Sarah Langan first came to my attention as part of the same review that had originally led me to "Come Closer," which I wrote about in a previous BGH Book Club. "The Keeper," first published in 2006, was Langan's first novel, which she has since followed up with a second called "The Missing." Though she may be a relatively new name, Langan's knowledge of horror and skill at utilizing the tropes of the genre are on display from th

Aliens Have Gone Steampunk!

Caught this in my RSS reader the other day and have been endlessly fascinated by it ever since. This was actually reported by The Witchita Eagle in Kansas. Apparently an amateur shutter bug in the area caught this on his camera the other day.

It flew fast like a jet, made a whirling sound and left an odd glow.

That's how an amateur photographer described a flying machine he spotted in the skies near Rose Hill on Friday. The UFO world is now paying attention to his photograph.

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