Grue’s Deadtime Stories: ‘The Mortal Immortal’ by Mary Shelley

Hey, Grue-ling’s!   Time for another Deadtime story! This week’s selection comes from a favorite author of mine, someone who happens to have written my all time favorite novel about a mad scientist and the creature he creates: Mary Shelley!   If you love horror, you know her name as she is widely credited with…


‘Without You’ by Del James

    Sup my Grue-ling’s, it’s your main man Ani here! This week I got to choose the Deadtime story and I decided to go with an old fav that few people know about and which inspired some great tunes from my all time fav band Guns and Roses.   ‘Without You‘ by Del James…


“The Horla” by Guy de Maupassant

I only recently stumbled upon this little tale of madness and man what a read! Written in 1887 by Frenchman, Guy de Maupassant, The Horla tell’s the tale of a man who is slowly going mad…or is he? You see, the man believes he is being visited by an invisible creature named the Horla each…


The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (Excerpt)

When it comes to haunted house film’s, the original (Not the shitty remake.) The Haunting (1963) stands as one of my all time favorites, surpassed only by The Innocents (1961). I first saw it as a kid and it scared the socks off me!   Interestingly enough, I had only been vaguely aware that it…


“Oh Whistle, and I’ll come to you, my Lad” by M. R. James

When it comes to the Ghost story, one author stands above the rest: The great M. R. James. If you don’t know his work, I pity you. Widely regarded as the master of tales involving Ghosts and haunting, James defined the genre and inspired just about every person who decided to pick up a pen…


“Where Are You Going, Where Have you Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates

This week’s tale is another classic, this time by the great Joyce Carol Oates. There’s a lot of creepiness going on in this tale of a young teenage girl who meet’s the wrong boy’s. Turn off the lights, slide into bed, snuggle next to your teddy bear, and prepare to shiver with delight! If you…


“The Were-Wolf” by Clemence Housman

When it comes to classic monsters, three stand above the rest. Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman. The first two have their origins in famous literature penned by Bram Stoker and Mary Shelly. However, the Wolfman or Werewolf, doesn’t seem to have a literary masterpiece behind it. Just legends that go back centuries. That’s what most…


“Dracula’s Guest” by Bram Stoker

Everyone know’s Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula“, it’s the book that gave us the modern vampire. The romantic, handsome version. Before that vampires were disgusting, rotting, wild creatures of the night. Nothing you’d want to fantasize about. Stoker’s novel has been made into film countless times, and his character Dracula has been played by many great…


“The Shunned House” by H.P. Lovecraft

To start off Grue’s Deadtime stories, which will feature both original and classic short tales, we present a piece from the master himself, H.P. Lovecraft! If you’d just like to listen to the audio, see the link after the story. Sweet dreams!     The Shunned House (1924) By H.P. Lovecraft I. From even the…