The British Library Unveils a New Show Devoted to Gothic Literature

Two hundred rare objects will trace 250 years of Gothic literature, in the British Library's forthcoming exhibition, Terror and Wonder. Dave McKean has designed this image to promote the event, inspired by Frankenstein, Dracula and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. » 8/21/14 4:40pm 8/21/14 4:40pm

The New Gothic anthology ditches romance for fear and gloom

The New Gothic is a collection of unsettling tales, including a story by horror grandmaster Ramsey Campbell, that seeks to regain gothic territory ceded to defanged vampires and bantering demon hunters. » 2/18/14 8:40am 2/18/14 8:40am

Beastly is a harbinger of Twilight knockoffs to come

This is how I imagine the pitch meeting. "It's like Twilight meets She's All That, but with a gritty, urban feel and a cameo by an Olsen twin!" Beastly is an odd new paint-by-numbers teen genre flick, a hodgepodge of contrived romance and gothic horror. Its lineage can be traced straight back to Twilight. It's going… » 3/07/11 3:00pm 3/07/11 3:00pm

Robots, Mysteries, and Magic Collide in Gunnerkrigg Court

Tom Siddell's Gunnerkrigg Court has won awards, critical acclaim, and the heart of Neil Gaiman. With its mysterious boarding school setting and curious, lighthearted blend of science fiction, fantastical creatures, gothic imagery, and silly humor, it's easy to see why. » 8/13/09 3:23pm 8/13/09 3:23pm