Already miss True Detective? Pick up Southern Gods

True Detective is not this decade’s first masterwork of Cosmic Horror Detective Noir set in the wilds of the American South…and it may not be its best.   We are probably living in a renaissance of American cosmic horror. Often described as a kind of subgenre of horror, sci-fi, and/or fantasy, cosmic horror is the strange,Continue reading “Already miss True Detective? Pick up Southern Gods”

Book Review: Southern Gods

The dead rose. They rose in bloody tatters, missing limbs, arms, eyes; the rich integuments of flesh that made them human were gone, but they rose. And they looked at Ingram with hateful eyes. So begins one of my favorite sections of the novel Southern Gods by John Hornor Jacobs ($14.99, Night Shade Books).  OneContinue reading “Book Review: Southern Gods”