wow, THIS in Drafts as well. looks like it’s what I meant to by my Best of 2018, but then forgot I’d started it, so did it all over.
Novel: The Outsider
NF: Atlas of a Lost World, Close Encounters with Humankind, The Neanderthals Rediscovered
Non-Horror Movie: The Rider
Slasher: The Strangers: Prey at Night, with all good nods to Halloween (link)
Horror-Comedy: Mayhem, with Mom and Dad right on its heels
Subtitled Horror that…
Which is going to be a movie/TV-heavy list, for the first time ever. Not because my tastes or habits changed—fiction on the page is still and always where it’s at for me—but because, since I’m now judging for the World Fantasy Awards for 2018, it would feel a bit . . . weird and unclassy, I guess, to be saying what my favorite books of the year are.
However, I can slap a couple of novels up here that in no way could get submitted for a World Fantasy Award. So:
- that “Herpes of the Heart” story: http://the-toast.net/2015/05/29/herpes-heart-short-story/
- that comic strip: http://overcompensating.com/oc/index.php?comic=1243
Late late late. I feel like the white rabbit. My excuse? Wrapping a big project, putting all my words there. But, c’mon, dude, this isn’t even words, this is just pictures:
Every year when I cobble together some best-of-the-year list from half-remembered this and that, I always end up remembering stuff from the last few months instead of the whole year, and feeling like that’s all unfair. So, in an effort to work around that, and trusting that I actually come back and LOOK at this in five months, but mostly because I’m just now thinking of it, here’s my favorites so far:
Everything here is just working so well: the wo…