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BRIAN KEENE writes novels, comic books, short fiction, and occasional journalism for money. He is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy genres. His 2003 novel, The Rising, is often credited (along with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic and Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later film) with inspiring pop culture’s current interest in zombies. Keene’s novels have been translated into German, Spanish, Polish, Italian, French, Taiwanese, and many more. In addition to his own original work, Keene has written for media properties such as Doctor Who, Hellboy, Masters of the Universe, and Superman.

Several of Keene’s novels have been developed for film, including Ghoul, The Ties That Bind, and Fast Zombies Suck. Sev
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To celebrate the forthcoming release of Mary SanGiovanni’s BEHIND THE DOOR, Brian Keene Radio will be featuring a Mary SanGiovanni Marathon this weekend, beginning at 5pm (EST) Friday and running through Sunday night. The marathon will feature music personally programmed by Mary, every episode of her Cosmic Shenanigans podcast, her selected apperances on other shows such as Three Guys With Bear... Read more of this blog post »
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“Good ideas stay with you until you eventually write the story.”
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“Jesus Christ-"
"Is Not here right now," the man in black replied,"and even if he were, he could not save you.”
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“Save it fucker. I'm gonna slit you open and gut you like a fish and pull out your insides. I'm going to show you the black stuff inside your belly, and then I'm gonna make you eat it.”
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