The Shapiro Report

ERIC SHAPIRO

Eric Shapiro is a writer and filmmaker. The winner of a 2020 California Journalism Award, Shapiro is also the author of seven critically acclaimed fiction books, among them the novella It's Only Temporary (2005), which appeared on Nightmare Magazine's list of the Top 100 Horror Books, and numerous short stories published in anthologies alongside work by H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and many others. His nonfiction articles have been published on The Milpitas Beat, The Daily Dot, Ravishly, and The Good Men Project.

His first feature film, Rule of 3 (2010), won awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Shriekfest and had its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. His second feature film, Living Things (2014), was endorsed by PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) and distributed by Cinema Libre Studio. In 2015, he won the 19th Annual Fade In Award for Thriller Screenplays.

He was a founding partner of Ghostwriters Central, a writing and editing firm that has received positive notices from The Wall Street Journal, Consumers Digest, and the TV program Intelligence For Your Life. Eric has edited works published on The Huffington Post and Forbes, as well as two Bram Stoker Award-nominated novels.

He lives in Northern California with his wife, Rhoda, and their two sons.

Living Things

February 15, 2015

Arm Chair Cinema: THE BEST FILMS OF 2014

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Living Things

May 17, 2014

Jape's Blog: PETA-Supported Film "Living Things" is "The Sunset Limited" For Vegans

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Living Things

May 5, 2014

Stage Buddy

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Living Things

April 15, 2014

MovieMaker Magazine Interview: Vegans vs. Carnivores - Living Things

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Rule of Three

May 21, 2018

Horror News Net

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Rule of Three

June 13, 2011

Flick Feast

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Rule of Three

September 30, 2008

Flick Attack

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Rule of Three

September 12, 2008

Around the World of Weird

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Rule of Three

July 21, 2008

Dread Central

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

June 11, 2021

We are living in a nightmare world where artists are expected to act like politicians

#oped, #shapiroreport, #cynthiapelayo, #opinion

Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

May 24, 2021

For Mental Health Awareness Month, watch “The Funeral” with Christopher Walken

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

May 23, 2021

5 ways to talk about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without sounding like an antisemite

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

April 20, 2021

The Chauvin Verdict: Vigilance & tears

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

March 26, 2021

Book review: Andy Ngo’s UNMASKED is a failure of journalism & persuasion

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

March 14, 2021

Peak cancellation: Mumford & Sons’ Winston Marshall gets mobbed on Twitter for liking the wrong book

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

March 9, 2021

Letter to a Woke Friend

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

January 23, 2021

Prediction: Joe Biden will be a great president

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

December 13, 2020

Is there a writer at the Wall Street Journal? Only if you need a misogynist.

#oped, #shapiroreport, #openletter, #satire, #opinion

Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

June 18, 2020

The political power of the word “Karen”

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

May 29, 2020

Crisis of Maskulinity

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

May 13, 2020

RED DENNIS & The Politics of Disrespect

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

August 30, 2019

10 Signs You’re Trapped in a Liberal Bubble

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

August 7, 2019

The President of the United States is Ralphie from “The Sopranos”

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

January 9, 2019

Opinion: Why Louis C.K. is Funny

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

December 31, 2018

Dear Benny…there’s something you need to know…

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

July 30, 2018

Anne Hathaway & The Problem with Lecturing White People

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

July 25, 2018

The Mouse Eating its own Tail: On Disney’s Firing of James Gunn

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Op-Ed ~ The Milpitas Beat

June 18, 2018

Autocracy Now

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