Stu Horvath

Medium Collection Editor. Mastermind behind Unwinnable.com, freelance writer, photographer of old things & all-around crabby bastard.


The Problem With ‘Sherlock’

Benedict Cumberbatch is great in ‘Sherlock,’ but he’s no Holmes.


In 1998, someone gave Roland Emmerich $130,000,000 to make a…


The Problem With ‘Sherlock’

Benedict Cumberbatch is great in ‘Sherlock,’ but he’s no Holmes.


In 1998, someone gave Roland Emmerich $130,000,000 to make a…


Anatomy of a Bastard

Unwinnable.com’s ‘Playable’ project and the black art of game development


After several months of occasional correspondence characterized…


Practical Misanthropy

Don’t get mad, play videogames


There it was, shattered as if by a falling tree branch, except there were no trees nearby to do the shattering.

Publications edited by Stu Horvath

Sometime in the last decade, geeks took over the world. Geek Empire celebrates their triumph over movies, TV, games and more. Curated by Stu Horvath | Twitter: @TheGeekEmpire

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Becoming Human

Videogames, board games, freeze tag - if you can play it, we’ll be talking about it. (photo by Hinke)

Latest Story

Becoming Human

Sometime in the last decade, the geeks took over the world. Geek Empire celebrates their triumph over movies, TV, games and more. Curated by Stu Horvath | Twitter: @TheGeekEmpire

Latest Story

Becoming Human

This Horrific Life: Patterns Within Patterns

Room 237 explores ‘The Shining’ and proves you can see anything if you stare long enough


This Horrific Life: The Spookiest Night of the Year

Five of the Many Faces of Halloween


The Celts believed the end of October was a liminal time, a space…


This Horrific Life: Laughing in the Dark

The Marriage of Comedy and Horror


Genre is an artificial construct, a shorthand that we use to categorize things, but it…


This Horrific Life: Terrible Beauty

Art, Horror and Collaboration in the Hellboy Universe


If you need proof that there can be beauty in horror, you need look…


This Horrific Life: In Here, With Us

They may be legion, but there is only one great exorcism movie


This Horrific Life: Night Riding

In which our heroes return to the weirdest places in New Jersey


There is a taxidermy boar head staring perpetually at a…


This Horrific Life: A Legacy of Brutality

Glenn Danzig, horror and New Jersey


Three thousand people are screaming “I want your skull” at the top of their lungs…