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“The blood is the life, Mr. Renfield.”

The horror movie is undead and well after more than a century, its life ever renewed by drinking the blood of genre cliches. Scary movies aren’t afraid to be more terrifying, more gruesome, more daring,  more...transgressive.

Transgressive Horror—Reflections on Scare Films that Broke the Rules is an essay anthology that salutes movies and movie-makers who forever changed the way fright flicks were made, viewed, marketed, released, and merchandised.

Within its possibly blood-stained pages, Transgressive Horror presents an eclectic mix of today’s most talented scribes sharing their humor and insights about their favorite groundbreaking fright films. Readers will see the classics in all new ways, and find some new gory thrills to buy, rent, or stream.

  Our esteemed list of authors:

**Simon Bacon on Twilight (2008)

**Larry Blamire on The Seventh Victim (1943)

**Bill Bodden on Congo (1995)

**Richard Dansky on Night of the Demon (1957)

**Matthew Dawkins on Dawn of the Dead (1978)

**Craig Fischer on Weekend (1967)

**Lynn Firestone on Midsommar (2019)

**Kenneth Hite on The Uninvited (1944)

**Kristen Hutchinson on Prevenge (2016)

**Spike Jones on The Mummy (1932 and 1999)

**Jaye Kovach on The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

**Murray Leeder on The Wizard of Gore (1970)

**James Lowder on Witchfinder General (1968)

**Colm Lundberg on The Exorcist (1973)

**Mike Mason on Jaws (1975)

**Chloe Maveal on I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

**Prof. Christopher McGlothlin on The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

**Cynthia Celeste Miller on Black Christmas (1974)

**Lisa Morton on Dream Home (2010)

**John Polojac on Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

**Ade Smith on The Thing (1982)

**Aron Tarbuck on Suspiria (1977)

**Alexander Thomas on Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)

**Robert J. Toth on The Dead Zone (1983)

**Jason Walters on Frankenstein (1931)

**Shannon Watkins on Alien (1979)

**Darren Watts on Audition (1999)

**Eddy Webb on The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

**Nicole Winchester on The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Transgressive Horror is Volume One in Everyone’s Gone to the Movies, a series of entertaining essays on cinema genres published by Ghost Show Press.

GSP is the outré vision of longtime writer/game-designer Prof. Christopher McGlothlin, M.Ed. In the tradition of the original ghost shows that thrilled drive-in movie theatre patrons all across mid-century rural America, GSP brings the pure imagination of carnival wonderment to other media.

GSP works with top creators, premier publishers, and new talent on diverse projects to bring their wildest notions to print. Our formula is simple: treat the artists well, do right by our audience, and together have as much fun as possible.

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