Steven R. Arviso


A former professional hugger, Steve Arviso is now a semi-pro writer with a love for pop culture and a face made for radio. He often spends what money he does have on penny whistles and moonpies.
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Freddy’s Nightmares: No More Mr. Nice Guy

Tonight, we take a look at the pilot episode of the often forgotten (and arguably for good reason) Freddy’s Nightmares! On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we take a… Read more

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Missionary

Tonight’s movie is Missionary, which features Dawn Olivieri as Katherine, a struggling single mother who carries on a forbidden love affair with the titular Mormon missionary, Elder Brock. But when… Read more

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All Cheerleaders Die

Tonight’s movie is All Cheerleaders Die, in which a group of high school cheerleaders find themselves unceremoniously killed only to then be magically resurrected under somehow weirder circumstances.

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The Twilight Zone: The Lateness of the Hour

Tonight, Cinematico Magnifico takes a look at look at a classic episode of The Twilight Zone, The Lateness of the Hour! Tonight we take a look at The Lateness of… Read more

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Would You Rather

Tonight, Cinematico Magnifico takes a look at Would You Rather, in which Brittany Snow plays a woman in desperate need of money to save her ill brother. But when a… Read more

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Exit to Hell

A video review of the grindhouse-inspired Exit to Hell, featuring horror icon Kane Hodder.

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Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones features Jon Foster and Sarah Jones as Scott and Penny, a young couple escaping to the woods in an attempt to make a nature documentary. But when they… Read more

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Drowning

One woman’s unfortunate evening at a local motel goes from bad to far worse as the hour grows later, the night longer, and the darkness ever closer! Click on the… Read more

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Danny

Another work-in-progress that exceeded a contest’s word count. And, again, until I get around to revising it, here’s the original text, warts and all. Enjoy. *        … Read more

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Puppet Show

The following short story is another work-in-progress that I originally started writing on my Twitch channel for a contest with a highly restrictive word count. The story took on a life… Read more

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Unopened Letter

The following short story is a work in progress that I originally wrote up over on my Twitch channel. It was intended to be submitted to a contest on writing.com,… Read more

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The Pale One

I originally wrote this story back in 2011, just a little more than four years ago now. It didn’t get much attention when I originally set it up for sale… Read more

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Little Monsters

The following is the first draft of a short-story inspired by this prompt from r/WritingPrompts. Be sure to checkout the other submissions and be sure to upvote what you like… Read more

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Running, Running

The following is a flash fiction piece based on a writing prompt provided by @RyKinder. I’ll readily admit to never being the biggest fan of flash fiction, at least when… Read more

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Whisper in the Dark

The following was originally published on r/WritingPrompts. The prompt (by u/talkingdolphin) was, “A short scary story, but no adjectives.” Whisper in the Dark It was November of 1955. The children… Read more