Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber is rarely seen without books, lipstick or her French Bulldog sidekick, Batman. She's never met a refined carbohydrate she didn't like, loves a pop ballad and is a sucker for TV shows about rich people. She's from England, lives in San Francisco and writes about video games. Yes, that is an actual job.   Twitter: @therachelweber

Writers’ Spaces: Where The Magic Happens

If you’re a famous author and you’re planning to invite me to a house party, prepare to find me shiftily ...

3 Pee-Your-Pants Horror Podcasts

I’m a hardcore horror girl, there isn’t an entrail I haven’t enjoyed seeing splattered onto a wall or floor, but ...

Animals and Crying: A Guide

If you find me sat at my laptop, tears and eyeliner streaming down my puffy face, the chances are you’ve ...

Guillermo del Toro’s Favourite Books

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

The Best Stephen King Book You Haven’t Read

I always considered myself something of a King fan, I’d gorged on the horrors of It and The Tommyknockers and ...

Dear Inventors: Make These Bookish Things

I know the technology industry is busy with drones to spy on sunbathers, self-driving cars, and watches you can sext ...

Guillermo del Toro’s Favourite Books

Cult film director and horror expert Guillermo del Toro has only just joined Twitter but he’s already treating followers to ...

Genre Kryptonite: Post-Apocalyptic Lit

Grab the last can of Coca-Cola left in the world, pull up a radiation-scorched chair and ignore the howls of ...

Five Foodie Non-fictions: Books For Greedy Readers

Books and food might not always go together in a physical sense – apologies to my copy of In Cold ...

Tryin’ To Catch Me Reading Dirty

The intentions were good. The intentions may even have helped sustain my bibliophile tendencies through those tricky teen years. But ...

The Best Video Games For Bookish Types

It really broils my brain when people hold up video games as the evil opposition to books, but it’s argument I’ve seen ...

5 Books That Are Legit Nightmare Fuel

While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our ...

Judy Blume Meets Molly Ringwald: 10 Perfect Moments

On Sunday, in a theatre in San Francisco, a queue of hundreds of 30 and 40-something women stretched down the ...

Best Books For Control Freaks: Interactive Fiction

As a tomboy with very limited access to haunted mansions or smuggler hideouts, I got my kicks in interactive fiction. ...

Genre Kryptonite: Bad Girls

This is a guest post from Rachel Weber. Rachel makes her money writing about video games and then spends it ...

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