Zombies and Dinosaurs

A memorable Halloween to all! More by chance than by design (as we’d initially planned to go last week) I found myself attending the Halloween version of Jurassic Lounge, a sort of cabaret nightclub event held at the Australian Museum in Sydney. ¬†For someone who loves both horror and natural history institutions, it doesn’t get […]

Why Horror?

Why do people like horror? ¬†Putting to one side the fact that to properly answer this question would require a hefty amount of research, I’ll venture a few points off the top of my head: Horror (if it’s any good) elicits a physical response (our fight or flight response) and its appeal is often compared […]