Book Review | Shirley Jackson | The Haunting of Hill House

Book Review | Shirley Jackson | The Haunting of Hill House

β€œIt was a house without kindness, never meant to be lived in, not a fit place for people or for love or for hope. Exorcism cannot alter the countenance of a house ; Hill House would stay as it was until it was destroyed.” ― Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting Of [...]

How Environment Shapes Horror

How Environment Shapes Horror

Have you ever wondered why our favorite horror fiction scares us so much? You could say it has to do with how it's crafted or the fact that it contains some pretty creepy monsters, but the psychology of fear stems a lot from the environment in which it was created, and subsequently perceived. Kat, uh, [...]