MOTS-O-Ween 2017: Halloween III: Season of the Witch

10/31/2017

For this year's MOTS-O-Ween finale we take a look at "Halloween III: Season of the Witch," the left-turn sequel that inspired this year's theme. Michael Myers sat this one out, and instead we’re given a candy bag full of robot assassins in business suits, Stonehenge core processors, masks to die for, medical mustaches, catchy jingles and a joke on the children.

Happy Halloween!

Syntax Error: The Neuroscience of Fear

10/11/2017

SE caps off with the traditional seasonal salute to horror, this year framed via an article that melds aspects of neuroscience with survival horror design.                                                          read at: https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/172168/fight_or_flight_the_neuroscience_.php

Neophytes of Narratology: The Mechanics of Sex & Violence

10/2/2017
The Neophytes tread upon the topic of slasher films and their depiction of sexual and violent situations/characters as framed by a recent study on the matter.
Read at: http://www.albany.edu/scj/jcjpc/vol16is1/Welsh.pdf