Saturday, February 1, 2014
February is WOMEN IN HORROR RECOGNITION MONTH !
I want to recognize and say "thank you" to a different type of female involved in horror, the female horror blogger! Being a horror blogger myself, I am little biased towards these great ladies I guess!!
So here are a few of my favorite horror blogs, run by some great horror lovin' gals!! Stop by their blogs and give them a look if you haven't already.
DAY OF THE WOMAN - run by BJ Colangelo -- touted as a blog "for the feminine side of fear", BJ's blog is like "Women in Horror Recognition Month" year round. While a lot of her posts do focus on women, guys will still get lots of useful facts and good reads from this blog. A lot of posts are very in-depth, you can tell BJ is very passionate about horror films and puts lots of time and effort into her posts.
DOLLAR BIN HORROR - run by Rhonny Reaper -- What started as a small blog run by Rhonny, this blog has morphed into a quite a website. Rhonny now has a group of folks that help with reviews on her site. This site features lots of great giveaways, and even has it's own radio call in show!
KILLER KALYN - run by Kalyn Corrigan - this is an awesome blog that covers all sorts of territory. Kalyn has to be one of the hardest working female bloggers out there. Not only does she post new stuff daily, but sometimes she posts multiple articles on the same day! Kalyn also has tons of great youtube videos of her interviewing some great horror actors and other people associated with the horror community. Check this one out for sure!
FINAL GIRL - run by Stacie Ponder - this blog focuses on slasher flicks of the 70's and 80's, but also covers some newer films as well. My favorite thing about this blog are all the great pictures Stacie puts with all her posts. There are tons of pics of old movie posters and some fun photo-shopped original pics. This blog hasn't been updated since Dec. 6th though, let's hope the Final Girl has not written her Final Post!
THE HORROR DIGEST - run by Andre Dumas -- this is a great blog that doesn't just review horror films, but Andre discusses them in depth and focuses on certain aspects of the films, all with a great sense of humor. Covering both new and older films, this blog has something for everyone. Did I mention how funny Andre is? This is a very fun blog to read!
THE GIRL WHO LOVES HORROR - run by Michele - the name of this blog says it all. Michele loves horror movies and it shows! This site is updated regularly, and features reviews on both older and newer films. Michele discusses both mainstream films and smaller B-films and everything in between, all with a great writing style and unique sense of humor.
GRAVEYARD SHIFT SISTERS - run by Ashlee Blackwell -- this is a wonderful blog that focuses on the African-American view of horror films. Here is some info about the blog from the blog's mission page: This is an open space for Black women and other women of color to share their personal experiences and love for horror. To create another challenge to popular perceptions of nerdom, fandom, and most importantly Black female identity in regards to horror. The journalists, novelists, filmmakers, cosplayers, convention goers, and movie fans can tell their stories and challenge horror fandom to be just as progressive and transformative as some of our favorite horror texts.
This is just a sampling of the great female horror bloggers out there. I'm sure there are tons more that I don't know about. If you know a great horror blog run by a woman, or if you are a woman who runs a horror blog, leave a comment with a link to the blog so we can all check it out! Thanks!!