To wish everyone Happy Holidays, Gothic Bite Magazine Presents the Merry Krampus Anthology Vol.1!
Grab your digital copy on Amazon for just $2.97 and get lost in eight different stories from eight wonderful authors! … More Merry Krampus Live on Amazon
My first podcast interview was an experience I can’t forget.
The interview, conducted by Jackie Chin brought me much pleasure and a chance to talk about GBM, Merry Krampus and novels to come. … More Zombiepalooza Interview
In my previous article, I talked about Mr. Davis’ account with Haitian culture and the zombification of people. Mr. Davis’ work is known, read, and some even scoffed at his work.
However, I believe he was the first to take West African zombies seriously. Wade Davis might be the zombie anthropologist! … More Wade Davis The Zombie Anthropologist
The term comes from Haitian folklore, where a zombie is a dead body reanimated through various methods, most commonly magic.
The Oxford English Dictionary gives the origin of the word as West African and compares it to the Kongo words nzambi and zumbi. — Wikipedia… Zombie a reanimated corpse. … More Zombie A Reanimated Corpse
Recently, zombies have been invading our small screen and the theaters. Either from famous shows as The Walking Dead or World War Z.
The term zombie has been part of our lives for centuries, but most recently, gained in popularity. However, research proved that zombies are a fact. … More Zombies Are A Fact
The year is 1986. The scene is inside of Her Majesty’s Theatre, as the lights start to dim anticipation builds.
The orchestra has started their warm up notes and there is a hint of small murmurs throughout the crowd as they move restlessly ready for the show to start. It’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. … More The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway
I was young when I first read The Phantom of the Opera. I was attracted to it because of the theatrical essence of it and its Gothic origin.
The story is known, the telling of the pages has been done and redone in many ways, and so now, I never thought I’d say this but here is The Phantom of the Opera book review. … More Phantom of the Opera Review
Werewolves are just myths, legends and folklore. They were created to scare people and be fearful stories around campfires.
Nobody truly believes in their existence. It would be quite ridiculous to do so, right?
Well, there are people that are quite sure they have seen the werewolves of today. … More Werewolves of Today
The werewolves were born of legends and folklore back in the Ancient Times and survived through all the centuries, wars and time. Throughout history, professors and scientists have discovered records of witch trials, and through those, werewolves.
One of them seemed to have been the center of all attraction, Peter Stumpp, the execution of a werewolf from hell. … More Peter Stumpp — The Execution of a Werewolf
The legend of the Swamp Monster is not as old as one would expect. When doing research on the monster itself, thinking mostly to be as old as Big Foot, to my surprise the very first sighting of the half humanoid half leafy murky wet abominable monster took place in 1963 when a man and his friend were looking down from a plane on a swamp and discovered more than they anticipated. … More The Swamp Monster
The Blob monster is not one we necessarily think about when the word monster is spoken. We think about the four original classics: vampires, werewolves, frankenstein and the mummy. However, the monster a blob is could be very dangerous and of nightmarish intentions. … More What About Blob?
Vampires have been part of our folklore for hundreds of years. The beliefs that a being subsisting on the vital fluids of a human has timelessly been retold numerous times around the world.
To be quite honest, I wonder why it hasn’t been part of an episode of Ancient Aliens! Because when you do a little research it has you thinking if vampires are a fact. … More Vampires are a fact?
Frankenstein’s Monster was written by Mary Shelley, but we already know the story of the novelist that changed the vision of horror, science-fiction and how she opened the door for women coming into the literary world.
She created over a summer, after herself and her friends made a bet of writing an entire story by the beginning of Fall and she was the only one who accomplished it and had it published in 1818 with the help of her father. … More Frankenstein Is Alive!