Rue Morgue Issue 77 Sneak Peek

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I just completed my review of this months issue 76 and now we already have a preview of Issue 77. This month the cover story is on the late great Vampira aka Maila Nurmi. This issue will include the last interview that she ever gave so this is an issue that you guys will not want to miss out on when it hits stands on April 1st.

THE LAST INTERVIEW WITH VAMPIRA
Just prior to her passing earlier this year, Rue Morgue was fortunate enough to have the final conversation with Maila "Vampira" Nurmi, the world’s first horror host and glamour ghoul. Plus: Her long-time friend Dana Gould paints an intimate portrait of Nurmi from her halcyon years to her golden years, a look at the new Vampira documentary, as well as her last feature film appearance in the Ed Wood-penned I Woke Up Early the Day I Died.
by Dave Alexander, Dana Gould and Paul Corupe

THE REAL GHOST BUSTERS

The skeptics of Ghost Hunters try their damndest to explain the seemingly unexplainable – with sometimes surprising results. Plus: A round-up of the best and worst paranormal TV shows.
by Claire Horsnell and Monica S. Kuebler

THE WITCH HUNTER’S BIBLE
A new translation of the notorious Malleus Maleficarum reveals further truths about the Medieval witch hunts.
by Last Chance Lance

THE DEVIL IN THE DETAILS

Kris Kuksi criticizes humanity through his intricate, morbid sculptures.
by Monica S. Kuebler

THE BLEAK DIMENSIONS OF DIMMU BORGIR
A conversation with Norway’s popular black metallers.
by Keith Carman

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

Rock community legend Del James jams with Rue Morgue about the personal triumphs and tragedies that inspired his highly sought-after collection of horror stories, The Language of Fear.
by Jovanka Vuckovic

DEPARTMENTS:


NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Vampira’s funeral.

DREADLINES
Coscarelli pushes ahead with Ho-Tep prequel and novel adaptation; Lee Demarbre prepares tribute to the Godfather of Gore; New website enables users to develop horror film online.

CINEMACABRE
CineMacabre presents reviews of Nightmare Detective, Rambo, The Eye, They Wait, Automatons, The Attic, Storm Warning, I Am Omega, Alien vs. Hunter, Monster, and more! Reissues features the gialli of Aldo Lado, plus reviews of The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue, Barn of the Naked Dead, 42nd Street Forever Vol. 3: Exploitation Explosion, and more!

CINEMARQUEE
The Hands of Orlac (1924).

BOWEN’S BASEMENT
Speck and Speculation.

BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Spotlight: Delphine. Plus reviews of The Demons of Sherwood, Ghosting, Se7en, Friday the 13th, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Varney the Vampire. Plus reviews of NEKROmantik, The Films of Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Master of Fear, Film Alchemy: The Independent Cinema of Ted V. Mikels, Inferno, Wayne Barlowe’s God;s Demon, and more!

TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Hollywood Forever Cemetery – Los Angeles, California.
by Bill Moseley!

THE GORE-MET
Menu: China’s Cat III films.

AUDIO DROME
Spotlight: The electropop alchemy of Johnny Hollow. Reviews of DriftwoodMad Doctor of Blood Island OST, Judgehydrogen, The Undead, The Forbidden Dimension, Piggy D., Necrodeath, Severe Torture, more! OST,

PLAY DEAD
The Spiderwick Chronicles, Penumbra: Black Plague, The Experiment.

CLASSIC CUT
Lars von Trier’s The Kingdom.

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