The Pit and The Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

For our Halloween week, here’s a story from one of the original horror masters himself – Edgar Allan Poe as read by Nick Gisburne. Enjoy!

P.S. I’d like to apologise if anyone came across this post earlier today and was listening to it when it came down. Call it an admin malfunction, as in I stuffed it, because it was meant to go up this afternoon and went up at 4am instead!

Review: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

A terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive have been transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night.

Except, that is, for Robert Neville.

He alone appears to be immune to this disease, but the grim irony is that now he is the outsider. He is the legendary monster who must be destroyed because he is different from everyone else.


I find I Am Legend hard to review or comment on, which was interesting because I read it for book club. This is the second time I have read it though and I did plan on reading it again, but always put it off because I loved it the first time around and what if I didn’t love it as much the second time around? My way of reading has changed a great deal since I first read it, only a few years now, in that I have more of a tendency to critique rather than enjoy. Continue reading