This Way to Egress: Grit

June 5th, 2023

Director David Slade and Cinematographer Jo Willems inspect the opening shot of “This Way to Egress.

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This Way to Egress: Looking Back

June 1st, 2023

Which Way to Egress? Six years ago this month, a reversible sign points the way to a lot midway between the two main LA locations for Nightmare Cinema’s “This Way to Egress” … [read more at The 21st-Century Scop].

HWA Pittsburgh:
Gearing Up for StokerCon® 2023

April 3rd, 2023

Last week I got the chance to hang with some of my favorite writers and aficionados of horror and dark fantasy when the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Horror Writers Association gathered at the … [read more at The 21st-Century Scop.]

This Week on PSMT:
The Mystery of the Hidden Key

March 30th, 2023

Last fall, in the final act of Prime Stage Mystery Theatre’s “In the Ghost Light’s Glow,” we discovered a key inside the secret compartment of an old pencil box.

Then, last week, in Act IV of “The Elf in the Wardrobe,” that key made a return appearance as our characters attempted to open a locked wardrobe that they discovered in the basement of the Newtowne Theatre.

And now it seems mystery writer August LaFleur thinks that key will unlock the wardrobe. Unfortunately, the wardrobe has no keyhole, which leaves us with the question: Can a key open a door without a keyhole? And if it does, what new surprise might be waiting inside?

Perhaps, as some of our listeners have already proposed, the answer lies in the number and depth of the cuts on the key’s blade (see picture at left) and how those cuts might align with the design carved into … [read and hear more at The 21st-Century Scop].