Category Archives: Blood

I think the door to this blog is stuck.

<sound of splintering wood> <stumble> PAAAAAAACHOOOOOO!!! <sniff, splutter> <looks around as dust cloud settles> My goodness, it’s been a while. I just checked the date on my last post and discovered that it had been a full two years since … Continue reading

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Cover Story: An Interview with Designer and Artist Erik Mohr

It’s a truism that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but at ChiZine Publications, the tomes—from trade paperbacks to limited edition hardcovers and ebooks—are graced by evocative, haunting jackets that fully do justice to both the content and … Continue reading

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Literature in Light and Shadow: An Interview with Brett Alexander Savory and Sandra Kasturi, founders of ChiZine Publishing

In Canada’s genre publishing scene, one press is lighting up the shadows like no other. ChiZine Publishing built its reputation publishing high-quality “dark genre” fiction—a label that acknowledges that the boundaries between genres are somewhat fluid. As the press’s website … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories: Blood and Vegetables Goes to the Theatre

Much as we like to spend most of our evenings in with a good book, Blood and Vegetables has to admit that it is now getting warmer in the Great White North, and thus it behoves us occasionally to get … Continue reading

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Going Wild: An Interview with Tim Lebbon

Bestselling author Tim Lebbon claims that the conception of The Secret Journeys of Jack London, a series written in collaboration with the equally acclaimed Christopher Golden, is a story that any writer might recognize, coming as it did, essentially, from … Continue reading

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Coffin-Table Book Joy: A Review of Zombies! An Illustrated History of the Undead, by Jovanka Vuckovic

If you want to be prepared when World War Z finally kicks off—or if you’re wondering the best way to repurpose a lawnmower when your house is invaded by the living dead—then you need to make one new addition to … Continue reading

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Darkness under the Midnight Sun: A Review of The Secret Journeys of Jack London, by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon

“There are strange things done in the midnight sun / By the men who moil for gold,” begins Robert Service’s 1907 gold-rush poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee.” But even the unusual doings of Service’s poem didn’t foreshadow the eerie … Continue reading

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