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Colin Harker @LordSteerpike Melmoth's cellar

Academic by day, horror author by night / @WIHFF judge & contributor to @NoSleepPodcast & https://t.co/41ySUnV2vb / William Godwin and Charles Maturin are my patron saints

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'Explores the works of Stephen King, one of the world’s best-selling horror writers, through the lenses offered by… https://t.co/Hxm0vrBBCa
Retweeted by Colin HarkerRecently optioned for TV and full of reasons to never live in the suburbs, unless you’re okay with ten foot clowns,… https://t.co/bu1pRHRrne
Retweeted by Colin Harker @atlas_jarreta @KlarkashT Exactly. You know he loves his villains as much as we do. @KlarkashT Ooooh I love this story so much. I adore Smith's wicked necromancers.Many were the necromancers and magicians of Zothique...But among them all there was none greater than Namirrha, who… https://t.co/xMFY0dimB8
Retweeted by Colin Harker @MDK17011 There needs to be a CAUTION and red strikethrough over this image to make the picture complete 🤣 @ThePatrickest It doesn't look like the goat execution worked too well in his case, but 10/10 points for ingenuity 😂😩Throwback to earlier this year when I serenaded you with The Misfits’ “Dig Up Her Bones” 💀 https://t.co/cKygrMbG6A
9/28
2020
@ThePatrickest “In 1581, the possibly fictitious German serial killer Christman Genipperteinga remained conscious f… https://t.co/yyxWyx0jUa @ThePatrickest Psssh of course I know of it but I’ve never seen such a bizarre representation!Heaven...I’m in Heaven... https://t.co/bryGfOoPpu @blackmarketwit I’m thinking of shaping a short story out of this passage.What is even happening here?! https://t.co/WNYMQi7w4C @edithagraves Yes! 🖤🖤 @gordonT649 I’ve listened to that album on repeat too many times to count! 😍Wrote this back in May, imagining an alternate universe vampire version of myself — it’s still as true as ever 🩸 🦇 https://t.co/5W2Efklt6l
Retweeted by Colin HarkerIf you aren't grooving to Steeleye Span's Old Matron, then what the hell are you doing with your Sunday evening?! @SadMarshGhost Thank you, my friend! 🖤🥺 @ceno_bot Pun 100% intended 🤣 @SimonDrax * sometimes @SimonDrax Sometime's Pinhead takes his deadpan persona a bit too far.Found this passage from a Hellraiser fanfiction that I wrote 10 years ago and this is as close as I've ever come to… https://t.co/JKsYJAJlXf @INeveenBadr I thought you would appreciate this! 🖤 @RhenryHumphries Classical music and bloodletting 🖤 @kvolle A film that I still very much need to see! @cybersphynx Aww! 😔🖤Wrote this back in May, imagining an alternate universe vampire version of myself — it’s still as true as ever 🩸 🦇 https://t.co/5W2Efklt6l
9/27
2020
@RGoughThomas You know it 😆 https://t.co/qJiw7JklBVme flirting https://t.co/z2WiQzR3cRTonight watch Silent Hill @ 10pm est on Prime & Silent Hill Revelation @ 12am est on Netflix thx @LordSteerpikehttps://t.co/TnFbx0o2Iz
Retweeted by Colin Harker @RGoughThomas I'm a simple person -- I see something related to Our Mutual Philosopher and I immediately must tag y… https://t.co/jngxWoaHvuHe thought that all his nerves had been elongated to an immense distance, where the outlying parts of himself were… https://t.co/bxAm9tIfCi
Retweeted by Colin HarkerBeing tortured by Mick Taylor seems a small price to pay to enjoy the beauties of the Outback 😂 @Maynardgcrabbs The parts with Mick Taylor? 😂 https://t.co/bFYBVilbOJI swear these movies/seasons are thinly veiled tourist ads for Australia because every time I watch them, I’m absol… https://t.co/ehnbaS4Ky9 @Jinx1981 Exactly, that’s what they are. So far, this season could easily be a Wolf Creek 3. @Jinx1981 I get that, I loved her too. But Mick is such a great antagonist, I’m looking forward to seeing him pitted against new characters. @Jinx1981 I adore the films and first season as well.Holy hell I missed this seriesIt’s finally happening: I’m watching the second season of Wolf Creek on @Shudder @STA_reporter Ooooh! The Birds, yes? 😍
9/26
2020
@CateSpice This is wonderful news! Cannot wait 🖤Dante and Virgil in Hell (1880) by Gustave Courtois (1852-1923). The Roman poet Virgil guides Dante through Hell an… https://t.co/fem4nr4MyW
Retweeted by Colin Harker @kitmickey I was brought up Methodist but had a weird upbringing as my parents took us to both Methodist churches a… https://t.co/1exNYqo1ujA doodle and Italian note from a collection of Marian prayers, published in 1498 for #NationalDoodleDayhttps://t.co/eHlvBIlSok
Retweeted by Colin Harker @RomGothSam If I ever return to online dating, this should be my profile description. 🤣 Along with this: https://t.co/nRhxv29bnG @KealanBurke I knew that as a Burke, you would appreciate this ;)If you want an insight into the vagaries and contradictions of my nature, consider that I have the heart of a 17th-… https://t.co/5ja0aqVWvq @RomGothSam Oh my goodness, I love this! 🖤 @drbeard79 Please tell me you made this up, holy hell 🤣 @JohnErik_H Yes, this accursed volume could very well be the sovereign resolver of all disputes! That's almost a Gothic-level of irony... @JohnErik_H Oh yeah, I was rolling my eyes so hard at the implication that Mary Shelley isn't as smart as her fathe… https://t.co/8dNap2rzaLWhen I said I wanted more Godwin content, this was not it. Dear God, this was not it! M sympathies to… https://t.co/XaBKRcARUW
Retweeted by Colin Harker @RomGothSam Now I really need to write that Mandeville fanfiction to counteract *this* egregious bit of fanfiction. @JohnErik_H It really, really, REALLY is. I can't imagine a Wollstonecraft admirer enjoying this any more than a Godwin admirer. @JohnErik_H @RGoughThomas @RomGothSam Just be prepared for a lot of whining that Godwin isn't as hot as Imlay. A lot... @RomGothSam @RGoughThomas @JohnErik_H Godwin: "I thought you liked graveyards and ruins 🥺" @JohnErik_H @RGoughThomas @RomGothSam The contents are far worse. Far, far worse. @RomGothSam @RGoughThomas @JohnErik_H I'm sorry, I had to perversely share my misery. 😩 @tweets4thedead Holy hell 🤣🤣 @RomGothSam @RGoughThomas @JohnErik_H I want to go back to the time twenty minutes ago when I was blissfully unaware of its existence. @JohnErik_H @RGoughThomas @RomGothSam Read at your peril... https://t.co/GazwqSVKsQ @JohnErik_H @RGoughThomas @RomGothSam I don't know where to begin with this. A pointed argument that Godwin possess… https://t.co/px6pIaUFJNI need @RGoughThomas @RomGothSam and @JohnErik_H to see this so that I can diminish my misery by dividing it.Apparently according to this novel, settling for Godwin was a huge loss for Wollstonecraft as he was not hot enough… https://t.co/lruXa3CZ1FI tortured myself today by reading excerpts from a romance-novel reimagining of Wollstonecraft's life and this pass… https://t.co/j1WrecOQuqIrish author and playwright Charles Maturin was born #OTD in 1782. Books by Charles Maturin at PG:… https://t.co/E8OjtrbLyd
Retweeted by Colin HarkerThe writer and Church of England clergyman, Charles Maturin, was born #OTD in 1780. He was one of the principal wri… https://t.co/Gb2HQpvsR8
Retweeted by Colin HarkerLife is full of death; the steps of the living cannot press the earth without disturbing the ashes of the dead—we w… https://t.co/7UTtFwo26QThis is us in today's Irish Independent. Getting the message out that we're interesting and open to the public. Ple… https://t.co/SLLVPBm85O
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9/25
2020
@Afrofilmviewer If Kubrick’s filmography was any more perfect, he would have ripped a hole in the space-time contin… https://t.co/rHo3fOPTUx“I beheld the corruption of death succeed to the blooming cheek of life” - Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Retweeted by Colin Harker @Afrofilmviewer I don't want to talk about it, I don't want to think about it. Can everyone just please stop?! For… https://t.co/n7s32pOGWFhttps://t.co/rxBqSCTV1l @PhilNobileJr This is like that time when Colin Firth said that "Colin" sounded like something you'd name your goldfish as a joke... @GNutsofHorror This GIF always makes me laugh 🤣 @atlas_jarreta I must confess, I thought that upon awakening. 😂 @vcaudley @RomGothSam Loved this story and your reading! 🖤"Epistle" is now up on Youtube for anyone who missed the Romancing the Gothic Author Showcase! Many thanks again to… https://t.co/VzlsZeJpoA
Retweeted by Colin HarkerThe Collector (Wyler, 1965) https://t.co/DdvwONA2iA
Retweeted by Colin HarkerLast night in my dreams, I kept hearing Rossini's La Gazza Ladra on repeat. What the hell is my brain trying to tell me?SURVIVOR TYPE + KIEFER SUTHERLAND = MY MIND IS IMPLODING WITH JOYOH MY GOD! YES! YES!! https://t.co/QiPCbdrYMpPicture courtesy of the Castles of Scotland account on Instagram — sadly have not visited it in person...yet!Abbotsford, Sir Walter Scott’s ancestral home! 🖤 https://t.co/vd2vzqSysGTonight watch Hannibal - S3 Episodes 5 & 6 @ 10pm est on Netflix or Prime thx @LordSteerpike for the pick — joi… https://t.co/g0YKElg8le
Retweeted by Colin Harker @jmainpidd Same. 🖤 @jmainpidd Leland Gaunt was such a great Hawthornian devil. @jmainpidd Those chapters are some of the most searingly funny indictments of celebrity idolatry I've ever read. 🤣Been over a week since I finished it and I'm still mind-blown at how creepy and, at times, wickedly funny Stephen K… https://t.co/s8zMVDZSGwIf only some small part of you Would speak, or touch, or rise in sight, Death would be then between us two The pass… https://t.co/n9UCGrJAnR @DaveAGiannini Right?! I wish this had appeared in a studio recording. Absolutely breathtaking.This is going to sound bizarre, but the lengthy instrumental opening in the first minute and forty seconds of this… https://t.co/LFBUI1z1Xd @RealCliveBarker @philandsarah This is wonderful news. So glad to hear you're well and so very excited to read your poetry and fiction. 🖤I’m also ready to release a large volume of some 250 poems, edited by Paulo Lorca and published by @philandsarah, m… https://t.co/2Lyr7chMny
Retweeted by Colin HarkerGuys! I’m here! I’m back! It’s been a long silence, I know, but I am returning to the fold with a new novel, DEEP H… https://t.co/F9pA6dqLOp
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9/24
2020
@HooklandGuide @kirstiealley I have a hard time wrapping my mind around why this knowledge would be upsetting in th… https://t.co/4zUY2mAVO1 @DeadGeographies Thank you, Chris! 🖤Do you ever do a search and replace, change a character's name, and immediately have a fresh insight into their nat… https://t.co/Acjgzeplyr @HooklandGuide @kirstymhall When I thought I couldn't love Callaghan more 🖤 The folk-horror Edward Woodward role that should have been.
9/23
2020

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