Randy Shaffer

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Randy L. Shaffer has been an imaginative force of nature since his early days growing up near Cleveland, Ohio. Today, he is a novelist, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, journalist, traveler, comedian, and cat owner. He loves movies, books, horror and cuddly things. He's also a former film and home video journalist for numerous popular websites.

Randy is currently working on a slew of projects, from short stories to novellas, nonfiction works and full-length novels. He's also working on titles for the ongoing short story series, Wicked Neighborhood.

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The Shining Totally Predicted 2016

It goes without saying, 2016 was a rough year for just about everyone. Between heated political divides, celebrity deaths and worldwide tragedies this has been a landmark year of suckage.


But did you know that master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick perfectly conveyed the story of 2016 in his 1980 cinema classic, The Shining?


OK … so he didn’t really predict 2016, but the film did make some rather odd p...

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The Horror

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Does She Smile at Home?

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Mary Lives

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