Mark Anzalone

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Why Do We Enjoy Horror?

Why do we enjoy horror? This question has been batted around for quite some time, primarily due to the inhered irony of enjoying things that should, if they were real, terrify us. So, as a newly published author of horror, I thought I’d take my turn at bat. 


Something I should get right out of the way is that—like most people, I’d wager—I don’t read horror stories because they might frighten me. I Read more of this blog post »
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