Author: Angela Quinton

Angela Quinton is a writer, designer and web developer from Canada. She's also a colossal werewolf nerd who wrote her first werewolf story on her mom's typewriter at age 11. When not writing code or geeking out over werewolf stuff, Angela runs trails, spots trains, and throws rocks at the Pacific Ocean. She lives near Vancouver, Canada, with their lovely and tolerant wife, three feline malcontents and an increasingly terrible dachshund.

by on Nov. 2, 2018 at 10:41pm

From Blizzard Watch, Wowhead, and a bunch of other sites that cover breaking video game news comes some worgen-related excitement today. Blizzard’s annual gaming convention BlizzCon kicked off today with a bunch of announcements, one of which promises a fresh new look for World of Warcraft’s werewolf-like player race. Says Blizzard Watch: One of the most requested […]

by on Oct. 31, 2018 at 1:07pm

Every Halloween, monster maker / creature effects legend Rick Baker transforms his entire family with a themed range of makeup that he spends days preparing. In 2015 he and his two daughters became variations of the Joker, in 2016 he re-created the doctor, nurse, and patient from the Twilight Zone episode “Eye of the Beholder”, […]

by on Oct. 31, 2018 at 12:01pm

“The Howling: Studies in the Horror Film” by Lee Gambin looks like a must-have book for anyone interested in the seminal 1981 werewolf movie. Author and editor Lee Gambin has written the definitive story of the making of The Howling, complete with an insightful plot synopsis and complete critical analysis, behind the scenes information, and […]

by on Oct. 30, 2018 at 2:48pm

Here’s an exclusive from Bloody Disgusting that’s got me ready to head to the Miramax offices in New York City and start searching in closets and storage rooms: Cary Granat, who was COO of Dimension (a label within Miramax) from 1995 to 2000, has confirmed that there’s an original cut of Wes Craven’s 2005 werewolf […]

by on Oct. 30, 2018 at 11:22am

YouTube channel SciShow recently published a short video on the origin of werewolf myths. A number of people sent me the link – thank you! – and I only just had a chance to watch it. It gets off to a bad start. Within the first 30 seconds, host Michael Aranda makes a Twilight reference, which would […]

by on Oct. 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

Where’s Baby? is an award-winning asymmetrical multiplayer game. Each player assumes the role of a rowdy monster baby or a beleaguered babysitter, and respectively trashes the house while escaping capture or tries to fix all the broken furniture before slam-dunk the kid back in their crib. From the developer’s web site: Play as a baby […]

by on Oct. 24, 2018 at 4:31pm

Monster maker extraordinaire Rick Baker has been posting videos of his award-winning “An American Werewolf in London” werewolf sculpts on Instagram. The first is a looped zoom on fully-transformed David Kessler’s face, showing off the muzzle and right eye. This head was used on-screen, and after almost 40 years the “foam latex has turned to […]

by on Oct. 24, 2018 at 8:26am

Last month I shared journalist J.D. Thompson’s short film Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow. Now the novel based in part on the research he did for that documentary is available for pre-order at a nice discount in advance of its October 31st release. The Wolf Clan of Erin: A Saga of Ireland’s Legendary Tribe of Werewolves […]

by on Oct. 23, 2018 at 8:19pm

An itch.io browser/mobile game styled after 8-bit text adventures? I think I’ll pass. I make corporate web applications with middling JavaScript for a living and I don’t need to be reminded of the radical shit that people have made with bad JavaScript. But what’s that, you say? The game plunges you into an eerily synth-scored story where […]

by on Sep. 20, 2018 at 12:56pm

“It’s a werewolf. It’s not like it’s some crazy monster… it’s just a werewolf.” For me, this is the take-away quote from freelance journalist J.D. Thompson’s short film Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow. Thompson put the 25-minute film together to capture his experience “working for Playboy on a story investigating a weird little part […]