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News and reviews of horror media

“The Girl With All The Gifts” and “The Fireman”

May 27, 2016 |

It’s Apocalypse Week here at Can’t Talk Media, which is convenient for me because I love apocalypse stories. Here are two mini-reviews of recent end-of-everything-thanks-to-a-fungus books I’ve enjoyed. It’s a strange duo but a delightful one.

I’ve tried not to … Read More

Review: “Crimson Peak”

October 17, 2015 |

“Crimson Peak” is not a horror film. With the time of year, however, I can see why Legendary and Universal Pictures would want to bill it as such—but more on that later in the review. First let me say that … Read More

Review: ‘Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel’

October 14, 2015 |

(I received a free copy of “Welcome to Night Vale” by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor from Harper Perennial in exchange for my unbiased review. The novel will be published Oct. 20.)


Night Vale is a weird place, and … Read More

Death To Sprues: Strange Remnants (Eldritch Horror Expansion)

September 12, 2015 |

Welcome back our resident tabletop gamer and awesome guest writer Anton for another installment in his Death To Sprues review series to kick off our Tabletop Week. We’re so happy he’s back with us.

Eldritch Horror: Strange Remnants expansion Fantasy Flight Games … Read More

Heads Up! The Flock

July 19, 2015 |

I tend to steer clear of horror games because I’m an anxiety ridden scaredy cat but The Flock by Dutch indie studio, Vogelsap, has a very curious sales pitch.

The Flock is a first-person multiplayer horror game coming to PC … Read More

Bell Buys Me Stuff Sometimes

March 13, 2015 |

Clean out my Steam inventory week should be titled: Why do I have this game at all? Inevitably the answer is, “because Bell bought it for me or possibly for one of my kids.” Every game I have that I … Read More

Crimson Peak: A Gothic Horror Romance feat. Tom Hiddleston ( Teaser Trailer)

February 13, 2015 |

“When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery … Read More

A Woman of Action: Carol Peletier and Feminism on AMC’s The Walking Dead

January 20, 2015 | | 4 Comments

Please welcome another awesome guest poster, Laura!

The Walking Dead is not a show that has a history of being kind to women. I won’t go so far as to say it’s intentionally misogynistic, but when you look at the … Read More

10 Second Reviews: October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 |

Short for time? Gobble up these easily digested 10 Second Reviews.


American Gods by Neil Gaiman: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (A full cast production). The narrators were great and I want to like this book. I couldn’t get into … Read More

First Impressions: American Horror Story

October 17, 2014 |

On Sunday night I threw a fit over not being able to watch the premiere of The Walking Dead. I’ve been without cable for over 5 years now and, while I don’t regret it in the slightest, I’m at the … Read More