Outcast Brings The Darkness

Jun 10, 2016 by Steven Schott

If you ask me, there’s nothing better than a good ole fashioned barn-burner horror story, and demonic possession is the horror tradition that just keeps on giving. The unstoppable and insidious nature of that which cannot be killed has a double-edged power: the futility of pure evil not easily vanquished without help from the clergy, and that nagging feeling deep in our subconscious whether what we’re viewing is actually fiction. In other words, if angels exist, why can’t demons?

Season one of The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s new show, Outcast, explores a small, barely-hanging-on small American town called Rome, the type of town where the chief of police plays poker with the town’s reverend in back rooms, people sleep with their doors unlocked, and everyone knows everyone else’s... Read More

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