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If it screams, squelches, or bleeds, Kristin Dearborn has probably written about it. She revels in comments like “But you look so normal…how do you come up with that stuff?” A life-long New Englander, she aspires to the footsteps of the local masters, Messrs. King and Lovecraft. When not writing or rotting her brain with cheesy horror flicks (preferably creature features!) she can be found scaling rock cliffs or zipping around Vermont on a motorcycle, or gallivanting around the globe.

A Very Controversial Blog Post

The year? 1996.





Kristin was in eighth grade. She hadn’t seen many R-rated movies, but she’d sure read a lot by King, Koontz, Crichton, and their contemporaries. She didn’t know about John Carpenter, or Escape From New York. But the trailer for Escape from LA looked like THE FUCKING COOLEST MOVIE EVER.





Her parents never let her see the film. As time went on, it was known that the movie bombed, was a

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