Posts Tagged: paranoia

The Truth About Lying


My gut is a red, fiery drum, a beacon of rosy light. My instinct to run is a bright radioactive pink arrow, a bloody blade. I was correct. ...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Michael Helm


The Rumpus Book Club chats with Michael Helm about his new novel After James, the line between paranoia and caution, and the use of poetry as a plot device. ...more

The Circle Is Watching


In a world where boundaries between private and public are already blurring, Tim and Nicolaas wanted to find out what would happen if those boundaries disappeared altogether. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Benjamin Percy


Benjamin Percy discusses his latest novel, The Dead Lands, why it’s all about keeping language fresh, and his dream job writing for DC Comics. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Review of It Follows


It Follows interrogates its patriarchal ancestry and forges a unique and clever film in the process. ...more

Why Zombies?


Today’s zombies are not what they once were—being one of the walking dead comes with a whole slew of creepier characteristics.

Thus being one of the most popular creepy fiction phenomena around, zombies have been somewhat reinvented throughout the years. Yet aren’t they somewhat limited by nature?