Dino Buzzati was an Italian journalist who wrote reasonable, matter-of-fact horror stories. I almost chose "Catastrophe" -- about commuters heading north on a high-tech train who, looking out their windows, see every living thing on the planet heading south as...

All you Stephen King haters can suck Randall Flagg's dick. I know he's had some lean years, quality-wise. You can watch the decline through the short story collections -- NIGHT SHIFT is rocket fuel, SKELETON CREW is Jack Daniels and Coke,...

This is a super-short, stealth-mindfucker from someone named Adam Corbin Fusco. I found it in a FROM THE BORDERLANDS anthology, and I can't stop thinking about it. It's written in the style of a dry, clinical precis/overview of a series...