Zobo With A Shotgun was created by Zoë Rose Smith as a place to explore horror cinema, with a focus on the extreme sub-genre. Since then the brand has grown and now features reviews, editorials and interviews from some incredible talent.
Zoë Rose Smith is the creator of Zobo With A Shotgun, and also known as Zobo. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Ghouls Magazine, and a freelance journalist with work featuring in Daily Grindhouse, Second Sight, TetroVideo Films, Hear Us Scream and more. Her speciality lies in anything extreme, with a penchant for nasty, gory and controversial horror films and books. When not indulging in gore, she works in Content and Social Media Marketing in London, UK.
CONTRIBUTORS TO ZOBO WITH A SHOTGUN
Andy Kubica is a former movie theatre manager and video store nerd and district manager. These days he is an on again off again film writer, but lifelong film fan. You can find him on Letterbox’d under Jabbah. He also spends his time with his dogs and playing Animal Crossing. You can follow Andy on Twitter for more movie takes & support on Patreon!
Becky Darke is a London-based podcaster and film reviewer. She produces and co-hosts the ‘90s pop-culture podcasts Don’t Point That Horror At Me and Return to Eerie, Indiana. She’s also a regular contributor to The Evolution of Horror and The Final Girls. You can find Becky’s written reviews on the FilmBusters and Zobo With A Shotgun websites. Twitter @bunnydarke / Letterboxd @beckydarke
Chris is a lover of everything film, comedy and literature. He writes for Jumpcut Online and Movie Corner UK. You can follow his takes on other films (not just horror) over on Letterboxd or find him on Twitter.
30 year old amateur writer living in sunny Birmingham UK with too much wine and a very cute cat. Huge fan of all things creepy. Aspiring final girl.
A lifetime of consuming an excessive amount of horror through films, books and podcasts has resulted in me being scared of everything but prepared for anything. Follow on Instagram for more horror!
Emy Cook is a horror enthusiast, the more extreme the better. Besides watching people be dismembered- in her free time she enjoys creating art, watching cat videos online, and tweeting to Timothée Chalamet on Twitter. Emy is also an outspoken advocate for sex workers rights and representation in the media. You can find her lurking on fanghouling.com or on social media at @jelliclethot on twitter.
James Steaton-Pritchard started Runs In Rivers in 2014, writing about horror and organising film screenings across the UK, as well as reviewing world cinema for Subtitled Online. Based in Bath, UK he also plays music with his band Better Than Mending and produces short films and music videos for local artists.
James Rodrigues is a film fanatic who hasn’t watched Gone With The Wind, but has seen at least 10 Pokémon films. Despite this, he started The Reviewing Rodders in 2011, an outlet for his film musings, and contributes to FlyFidelity. He lives in Trowbridge, UK, and when not trying to whittle down his ever-expanding to watch list, James is giving his opinions on Twitter, in the hopes they’ll one day be wanted.
Kim Morrison is a horror writer from Edinburgh, Scotland. She enjoys crocheting, has a mild obsession with bees, and a Simpsons quote for every occasion. You can follow her on Twitter and check out her blog, Little Red Horror.
Rebecca is a horror enthusiast with a specific interest in writing think pieces that dissect and analyse the films of the genre. Based in the North West of the UK she prefers cheese over chocolate and feels an instant bond with anyone who describes The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as one of the greatest works of art the world has ever seen. An early obsession with The Wizard of Oz was the catalyst for her love of all things horrific. This was followed by a memorable experience of watching a taped copy of Scream one weekend after Sunday School and thus a life -long passion was formed. A regular contributor to the Evolution of Horror Blog her musings can also be found on Horror Ponderer.
RICHARD P. SERIN
Richard P. Serin was born in 1981. He lives in the UK with his wife and two children and has worked in the NHS as an Operating Department Practitioner for over 15 years. In 2018 he graduated from the Open University with a 1st class Honours Degree in History. His work has been published in the Between These Shores Literary and Arts Annual (fiction – print), Sirens Call (fiction – Ezine), Literally Stories (fiction – Ezine), Storgy Magazine (fiction – Ezine) and the Evolution of Horror Website (Non-Fiction – website). Follow on Twitter or Instagram.
Stef is a dream-smith, an illusion-weaver, a forger of fantasia. Well, that’s what he claims. When he isn’t busy being self-absorbed, he is writing short stories, film reviews, stage-plays and screen-plays on the beautiful South Coast. He is currently working with a youth theatre improv-group and is always trying to find new ways to get involved in local art projects, from independent short films to amateur stage plays. After all, some of the greatest art is forged in the fires of micro-budgets and barebones production. Follow him on Twitter!
William Drew is a writer working across theatre, games and audio. He has written extensively about theatre and performance for Exeunt and about games for Kill Screen, Rock Paper Shotgun, Wired and Unwinnable. He co-writes the fiction podcast The People Outside: https://anchor.fm/the-people-outside. More info at www.williamdrew.work