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THE RED TREE by Kiernan (topic)
Y'all-- Sorry if this old news, but: REJOICE, AND GO EXCEEDINGLY MAD!! Caitlin R. Kiernan's THE RED TREE is a wonderfully macabre, nightmarish and frightening book, consummately crafted (as you would expect)....
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07/31/09 01:53:20
Re: When just a good read -- isn't (reply)
Belated response from an occasional Shockliner. An acquaintance who reads ONLY horror fiction says: "Don't grade it. Read it." Would that I could. Would that I could. Vince S, and Cornbread his cat
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06/14/09 13:21:31
Re: Got Some Wonderful News This Week . . . . (reply)
Hey, congratulations, James! Hillbillies rule! Vince S, Johnson City TN
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06/14/09 13:06:34
zombie jane austen; Let the Right One IN (topic)
Hey, horror lovers-- Hey Auntie Pam, Matt, Harry Shannon, Jeff Strand... Vince Singleton, semi-cultured redneck from Johnson City, Tennnessee, here. I've e-chatted with, bought books from (or both) you...
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03/31/09 03:03:21
Listening to? (reply)
New Coldplay and My Morning Jacket. Zombie Ghost Train, which my youngest daughter and her hubby sent me. grokLF (aka Vince Singleton) & Cornbread the Cat (Gosh, I need to learn to type, grok said)
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07/20/08 19:50:05
The new "What Are You Reading" thread (reply)
Pardon, it's been a while since I logged in (illness). I found a copy of Tony Richards's The Harvest Bride and read it in two evenings. Very good work. For a bit of schlock, I am reading Deathspore by Harry Adam Knight. Loads...
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07/20/08 19:42:30
OT: Well, I never. (reply)
I too have never read a Ramsey Cambell novel, but have read oodles of his short fiction. I have never bitten a rattlesnake.
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06/20/08 01:06:26
Congratulations (reply)
did I goof, good grief, so many medications
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03/20/08 01:16:04
Congratulations (reply)
Mr. McMahon-- Congratulations! Quite a coup, that! I will look for the anthology (ahh, I get 'em anyway, so I guess I mean I will look for your story). Vince...
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03/20/08 01:14:50
Re: THE RUINS gets a big "R" (reply)
Trailers I saw at SWEENEY TODD debut here had folks cringing, making comments such as, "I think I'll pass on that one." Still, hard for me to even get to a cinema, as I don't drive. I badgered folks to taking me to...
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02/01/08 01:23:05
2007: best reads (topic)
Not that anyone asked, but... ...I read (only) 52 books in 2007, a hodge-podge of genres, new and old books, fat ones and thin ones, etc. My favorites include:*Horror Novel: The Terror--Dan Simmons*First Horror Novel: Heart-Shaped...
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12/31/07 03:00:05
SWEENEY TODD (topic)
Anybody but me see this? Really, really good! Gloriously bloody. Johnny Depp, a crooner, who'd a thunk it?Also, trailer for THE RUINS looks good.Vince Singleton& CornbreadJohnson City, TennesseeP.S. Now I want to see NO COUNTRY FOR...
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12/28/07 02:30:21
Re: Once again, it's time for What Are You Reading Now? (reply)
Graham Joyce's T.W.O.C.Before that, Kiernan's DAUGHTER OF HOUNDS.And a crap load of short fiction--Laird Barron, Tim Lebbon, Steve Gallagher, Jack Cady, etc.Vince highly recommends the new anthology FIVE STROKES TO MIDNIGHT, which...
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12/28/07 02:25:20
Re: Your favourite NON-Christmas Ghost Story? (reply)
I'm with, Randy--wihout doubt "The Beckoning Fair One" by Oliver Onions. Then any of several by M.R. James. I couldn't pick just one. James IS the master of the English ghost story.Vince Singleton& Cornbread the catJohnson...
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12/25/07 01:48:46
Re: What Do You Want for Christmas? (reply)
Well, THE COMPLETE STORIES OF ROBERT AICKMAN would be nice.But I'd settle for, like, a liver for a transplant.An airline ticket to fly to Gary Braunbeck's house and meet him and Lucy, and just generally be a nuisance.Something simple...
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12/25/07 01:42:18
Re: Happy Holidays! (reply)
Nick and all, Happy holidays, I mean it. Saw on nightly news that's been 164--I think that's right--years since Dickens published "A Christmas Carol." He was completely broke at the time. His "ghost...
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12/25/07 01:36:33
Re: THE COLD SPOT arcs -- drawing for a freebie (reply)
Hey--Put my name down, if you please.Nice work in FIVE STROKES TO MIDNIGHT!Vince Singleton& CornbreadJohnson City, Tennessee
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12/25/07 01:31:08

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