Artists & Content Creators
Matthew Therrien is a wonderful artist that did the Sin & Tonic logo. He also is responsible for the incredible "Final Girls and Cinema Survivors" showcase of split images of the women and their attackers. Brilliant!
Trained for a number of years in acting, singing, and dancing Ali started her acting career on stage she appeared in a number of musicals such as Bye Bye Birdie, Grease and Legally Blonde. She broke out into film with the pilot episode of Backstage Pass and has since been steady within the film industry. Her most recent short film Lively has appeared in several Canadian film festivals.
She is the co-host of Sin & Tonic with Spinster partner, Kelly.
Kaci, or better known as The Homicidal Homemaker runs an amazing website and Youtube channel all about spooky horror recipes, cocktails and crafts! You can also find her recipes in Rue Morgue Magazine! Try the Hellraiser Cinnabite Brownie! She even has a number of vegan options.
Her work has appeared in The Toronto Star, Rue Morgue, Famous Monsters of Filmland, and Shock Till You Drop. Her writing has also been published in The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro: Critical Essays, Art of the Title and Offscreen Film Journal. She is the co-host of the Faculty of Horror podcast and the author of Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity and The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula.
Books available through McFarland Books:
Kristen J. Sollée
She is a writer, curator, and educator exploring the electric intersections of art, sex, and occulture. She has written for mainstream and academic publications including The Huffington Post, VICE, NYLON, Time Out New York, BUST, The Journal of Fashion, Style and Popular Culture, and Current Musicology. She is the founding editrix of Slutist, a sex-positive feminist website, and a lecturer at The New School. Sollée’s signature college course, "The Legacy of the Witch" follows the witch across history, pop culture, and politics.
Her critically-acclaimed book inspired by the course, Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive, was published by Stone Bridge Press in 2017.
Her second book, Cat Call: Reclaiming the Feral Feminine, will be published by Weiser Books in 2019.
Something Ghoulish was founded in October 2018 by Anthony Derrington. The site is a multimedia platform made up of videos, podcasts, and think pieces all celebrating the horror genre. The heart of what Something Ghoulsih does is to curate in-de[th conversations on regards to genre films. A place that provides a platform for people to share their diverse perspectives and original ideas.
As Executive Editor of the Canadian based horror magazine, Rue Morgue, Andrea is a well-known contributor and content creator in the horror community. She is the co-host and producer of the academic horror podcast The Faculty of Horror with Alexandra West. Her master's thesis was on the social impact of zombie cinema published under the title "When There's No More Room In Hell: The Sociology of the Living Dead". With her sociologist background, she has published other works not only in Rue Morgue Magazine but in The Under and Theology, The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul, Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television and Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film.