In this Unwinnable Weekly reprint, Stu Horvath talks to Stoker Award-winning horror author Laird Barron about his life and work.
Unwinnable isn’t just a website or a weekly magazine – it’s a belief in a different kind of internet.
Stu Horvath gets some of that old time diabolical religion at a Ghost B.C. concert.
In 1938, Raymond Chandler published a short detective story called “The King in Yellow.” It takes its name from the victim, a musician named King Leopardi. When the hotel dick, Steve Grayce, finds the man shot to death in his bed, clothed in yellow silk pajamas, he remarks, “The King in Yellow. I read a book with that title once.”
In 1998, someone gave Roland Emmerich $130,000,000 to make a Godzilla movie. This was not because Emmerich was a fan of the storied Japanese Kaiju film franchise, but rather was down to the fact that he had earned a reputation for producing popcorn spectacles in less time and with smaller budgets than other directors.
Christmas is the most miserable time of year. Christmas is the most wonderful time of year.