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Showing posts from October, 2016

Reliving the Nightmare: A Definitive Ranking of the Elm Street Films

Happy Halloween(ish), podcast fans! With Dead Oaks: A Horror Anthology Podcast wrapping up its first season a couple of weeks ago, the plan is to fill the gap between season one and two (now to January) with some awesome, spooky content. First up is a definitive ranking of every film in one of the most well known horror movie franchises in existence, A Nightmare on Elm Street.

For the past few weeks, I've been watching (and live-tweeting) all of the nine Elm Street movies, trying to separate the best of the best from the cringe-worthy--but not in a good way--entries in the series. Keep scrolling for Dead Oaks's ranking, starting with the worst...

9 & 8. The Dream Child (1989) and Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

It makes sense that two newest films in the original Elm Street cannon (New Nightmare doesn't really count, and we'll get to that later...) are the two worst. By the time The Dream Child and Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare rolled around, …

From the Ashes of Pompeii and Other Dark Tales [Promotion]

By Manen Lyset Go on a hair-raising journey from the scorching ashes of Pompeii, to a mysterious lakebed, and through a disturbing maze-like bunker. Will the story of a girl freed from her chains lift your spirit? Would you believe that good luck has its downsides? Encounter horrors hiding in plain sight within this collection of twelve tales of terror designed to shock and frighten you. You might discover fears you never knew you had. From the Ashes of Pompeii is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle format.

Dead Oaks: "The End of Everything"

Otto is out of time. Worlds hang in the balance. This. is the end of everything.

We hope you enjoyed your stay in Dead Oaks. Today’s episode, “The End of Everything,” was written by Christopher Waltz.
The voice of Otto Gillespie was Aaron Beck and the voice of Dr. Nate was special guest star Ryan Moore. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney.
Check back in two weeks for the final short story installment of Dead Oaks, “Me and Jasper Down by the Meth Shack,” by Aaron Saylor. For more information, find us on Twitter, @deadoakspodcast or visit