Saturday, January 12, 2013
A (Somewhat) Belated Best Of 2012 List
These are some of the para-centric and horror-based bests of 2012. Some are my own choices and some have been chosen by others. If you have anything to add, we would love to hear your thoughts. Leave a comment and let us know what YOUR faves of 2012 were.
Best Horror Films: The Woman in Black / Cabin in the Woods
Best Sci-Fi Film: Prometheus / Looper / Cloud Atlas
Most Haunted City: USA Today hails Kansas City as THE most haunted.
Best Paranormal Book: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness (goodreads.com)
Best Horror Book: The Twelve by Justin Cronin (goodreads.com)
Best Science Fiction Book: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter (goodreads.com)
Best "Dark" Artists: www.nicolasbrunophotography.com/#Recent-Works-2011-2012
Best Crypto Story: Dr. Melba Ketchum's peer-rejected paper on Bigfoot DNA / The man killed while trying to execute a Bigfoot hoax / Kickstarter used to crowdfund an expedition to the Congo in search of Mokele Mbembe.
Best Doomsdayers: The Mayans
Best UFO Story: The National Atomic Testing Museum showing up in relationship to UFOs in not one but two media events this year in seeming support of the prospect of alien visitation (http://nationalatomictestingmuseum.org/area51.aspx)
Best Haunting/Ghost Story: Can't think of a one. Do you have any suggestions? Which ones were BIG news this year?
Best Original Paranormal TV: Grimm / Being Human
Best Original Science Fiction TV: Dr. Who / Fringe
Best Original Horror TV: Walking Dead / American Horror Story