Beyond Ghosts and Goblins

GEEK: Horror (Ogeechee)

Saturday October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

In a world where flesh-eating viruses are real, the boogeyman has an address, and taking a breath of fresh air could kill you, vampires and zombies might not have the same frightful impact as they did before. What makes a good antagonist in our contemporary world, creating a real world "otherness" and still maintaining the lure of escapism that reading fiction has always provided?