ATM October 17, 2016

Tonight’s movie is about three unlucky coworkers who find themselves trapped in an isolated ATM by a mysterious assailant.

The Tortured October 14, 2016

Tonight’s movie is The Tortured, a tense tale of what happens when two grieving parents give in to their thirst for vengeance.

Friday the 13th: The Series – The Inheritance October 14, 2016

Tonight we take a look back at “The Inheritance”, the pilot episode of the misleadingly titled “Friday the 13th: The Series”. Tonight we’re taking a look at The Inheritance, the pilot episode of Friday the 13th: The Series. Purposely titled in order to capitalize on the popularity of the titular and still-popular slasher franchise, despite […]

Dark Summer October 12, 2016

Tonight we’re taking a look at Dark Summer, which focuses on a young man finding himself haunted while under house arrest.

Freddy’s Nightmares: No More Mr. Nice Guy October 11, 2016

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 look at No More Mr. Nice Guy, the pilot episode of the often forgotten TV anthology horror series, Freddy’s Nightmares. Originally airing in syndication in […]

Missionary October 10, 2016

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 Katherine suddenly decides to put an end to the affair in order to focus on mending her relationship with her estranged husband, Elder Brock won’t […]

All Cheerleaders Die October 7, 2016

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.

The Twilight Zone: The Lateness of the Hour October 6, 2016

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 the Hour, the forty-fourth episode of The Twilight Zone, which features Inger Stevens as Jana, a young woman concerned that her parents are too dependent […]

Would You Rather October 5, 2016

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 mysterious man offers her and several others the opportunity to earn this money by participating in a sadistic series of escalating dares, they soon discover […]

Exit to Hell October 4, 2016

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

Mr. Jones October 4, 2016

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 come across the secret hideaway of a faceless, reclusive artist, the titular Mr. Jones, their attempts to reveal the person behind some seriously eerie artwork […]

Drowning August 16, 2016

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 links below to download a free e-zine (PDF), read Drowning on WattPad, or help support my work buy purchasing a copy of the e-book on […]

Danny April 13, 2016

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. *          *          * 01 The wide, empty stretch of Pacific Coast Highway is nestled between the rolling foothills of the Santa Ynez […]

Puppet Show April 9, 2016

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 of its own and exceeded the word count. Until I get around to revising, here it is in its original form, warts and all. Enjoy. […]

Unopened Letter April 7, 2016

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, but I completely overshot the 1500 word count required of entries. So rather than butcher what I had or rewrite it all from scratch, I’m […]

The Pale One June 20, 2015

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 on for about a buck. I’m not sure what I was expecting, really. I’d just left a job at a hotel that nearly got me […]

Little Monsters September 25, 2014

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 there (especially this story, of course). As for what follows here, I’m not quite sure how I feel about it on the whole. I think […]

Running, Running September 18, 2014

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 it comes to writing it. Far too often I find word count restriction doesn’t gel well with the associated prompt. And almost as often I […]

Whisper in the Dark July 8, 2014

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 were playing hide and seek at the city dump. A boy, Thomas, thought to hide in a refrigerator resting atop a pile of cans and […]