At the end of 2023, Cass will be releasing a queer horror novella entitled The Caretaker with Hear Us Scream Press. More news about this release & promotional plans coming soon!
Author Archives: Cass Ash Clarke
TV/Film/Comics Reviews & Interviews
Cass has spent years building a critical & thoughtful voice within the entertainment industry, covering a wide range of television, film, and comic projects. They’ll likely tell you about that first time they interviewed Elvira and their soul left their body. They’re a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic & proud member of GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics.
Here’s a list of their journalism work:
Multiversity Comics | Contributing Writer | 2014-2016
Rotten Tomatoes | TV/Movie Reviews | 2021-present
Wicked Horror | The Advent Calendar Creator Patrick Ridremont Unwraps Shudder’s Chilling Holiday Horror Film | 2021
CBR | Reviews & Interview Lead Editor | 2020-2022, aka that time when they interviewed genre icons like Mark Hamill, Keith David, Barbara Crampton, & many more.
Daily Dead | Interview: GALAXY: THE PRETTIEST STAR Creators Illuminate DC Comics’ Newest Trans Hero | 2022
Daily Dead | Interview: Indigenous Director Jason Brennan Reclaims the Wendigo in L’INHUMAIN | 2022
Daily Dead | Interview: Kier-La Janisse Delves into HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN’s Expanded Edition | 2022
Daily Dead | Review: THE MENU is a Delicious Dissection of the Role of the Critic | 2022
Daily Dead | Boston Underground Film Festival Review: THE UNHEARD Ambitiously Grasps for Meaning in the Static | 2023
Dread Central | How Scream 6 Could Hold Hank Loomis Accountable | 2022
Rue Morgue | PEACHES CHRIST AND THOMAS DEKKER CELEBRATE THE CULT FILM REVIVAL OF “ALL ABOUT EVIL”| 2022
Rue Morgue | FILMMAKER LU ASFAHA SLICES INTO CAPITALISM’S CANNIBALISTIC THREAT IN “FRESH MEAT” | 2022
Rue Morgue | THE BOULET BROTHERS ON THE FABULOUS FILTH OF “DRAGULA: TITANS” | 2022
Marvel.com | Pride Month Spotlight: Loki | 2022
Marvel.com | Pride Month Spotlight: Valkyrie | 2022
Marvel.com | Titania, a Rival Fit for She-Hulk | 2022
Marvel.com | The Many Loves of She-Hulk | 2022
Marvel.com | Meet Nico Minoru, Former Runaway Turned Midnight Sun | 2022
Grim | How Curse of Aurore Resurrects Aurore Gagnon: A Conversation with Llana Barron | 2022
Den of Geek | BoJack Horseman: Why Mr. Peanutbutter Isn’t as Clueless as He Acts | 2022
Den of Geek| Living With Chucky Director Welcomes Fans Into Chucky’s Bloody Family | 2022
Den of Geek | Casper Kelly Discusses the Horrors of the Adult Swim Yule Log | 2022
Den of Geek | Will There Be an Alice in Borderland Season 3? | 2023
Fangoria | Finding Hope In ALICE IN BORDERLAND | 2023
Fangoria | WINNIE THE POOH: BLOOD & HONEY Director Is Happy To Ruin Your Childhood | 2023
/Film | Feature Writer | 2022-present
Short Stories & Personal Essays
Cass loves to weave weird & darkly funny stories about finding one’s self in surprising situations. Below is a list of some of their short stories filled with broken hearts & supernatural entities.
Come Home Sweetheart | Published at Molotov Cocktail, 2015
Wise Woman of To-shima | Published at Gone Lawn, 2015
Where’s Jenny B. Gone? | Catapult, 2019
Last Call | Heavy Feather Review, 2020
Cass loves to delve into their experiences with lyrical personal essays, breaking free from the constraints that both fiction and nonfiction have. Below is a list of some of their previously published essays that are dear to their heart.
The Other Cassandra | Electric Literature, 2015
Gnats | Published at Pithead Chapel, 2018
Daily Dead | “How RELIC Harrowingly Depicts Dementia” | 2022
Den of Geek | What The Midnight Club Gets Right About Hospice Care | 2022
Horror Hangover Podcast & Friends of the Pod!
Cass is the co-host, producer, & programmer for Horror Hangover, a monthly independent podcast that delves into horror’s iconic & infamous tropes to find something to love about the genre again with co-host/author Ryan C. Bradley. All episodes are available to stream on Spotify & Apple Podcasts & all press inquiries related to the production can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cass also is open to appearing on podcasts and has been delighted to chat with fellow horror/movie fans on Beyond the Cabin in the Woods, the Horror Hour, Queer Quadrant, My Horror Confessional, Would You Die?, Ladies & Ligaments, & more soon!