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Pop culture for horror junkies; all about the famous films, creepypasta tales, trends and tropes that bled from the fringes of fright into the macabre mainstream.

Pierre Roustan6 days ago
The One Movie You Thought Disney Would Never Do: 'The Sixth Sense'
And you thought that it was an M. Night Shyamalan affair, right? Wrong. Believe it or not, but the minds behind the ominous tale about a man trying to solve the mental breakdown of a kid who sees "dea...
Evelyn Starr6 days ago
Reasons Why Horror Movies Are Good for Your Health
Turns out that your parents were wrong to ban scary films at your slumber parties because horror movies are good for your health. Yup. Stop covering your ears and hiding your eyes during the gory part...
Angel Tapia25 days ago
Fascination of Horror
Growing up, I always had this love for the horror genre. I've watched movies like The Evil Dead, IT (1990), Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street; and played games like Resident Evil, Until D...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Top 10 Blogs & Websites for Horror Fans
Horror is one of those genres that people get obsessed with, big time. You can usually tell a horror fan right off the bat, because they will be the ones who suggest you buy them creepy gifts or insis...
Mr. Davisa month ago
"Based on True Events" Is a Problem. Here's Why
Think about some of the most common tropes in horror movies. You've got gore, sex, and all that fun stuff, but there is one trope that seems to be exploited. The idea of a movie being "based on a true...
Thomas Sebachera month ago
Horror of Lovecraft
To begin any discussion of H. P. Lovecraft, one must begin with an analysis of the times in which he lived, the times where science seemed to explain everything, when human knowledge was expanding at ...
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Bill Burnetta month ago
People Want to Take Religion Seriously
In the "there-are-no-atheists-in-foxholes" department, I recently rewatched William Friedkin's The Exorcist for perhaps the 12th time. I once again had my judgement confirmed that it is a great movie,...
Carl Murray2 months ago
Dead Meat: A Fan's Review
Dead Meat, also known as Dead Meat James, is a horror movie YouTube channel that is run by James A. Janisee with the help of his girlfriend who appears in videos, Chelsea Rebecca. First off, this YouT...
L.A Banks2 months ago
9 Horror Movie Sets That Experienced Real Hauntings
There’s something fun about watching a horror film. If you’re like me, you’ll probably view it from behind the nearest cushion/friend’s shoulder, but nonetheless, fear-factor aside, it’s always an exh...
Daniel Romero2 months ago
Quest Factory: The Clinic
What’s up everyone? It's Dannis here covering the horrifying Clinic by Quest Factory. I have heard a few different things about this room, being that one: it is pretty scary, and two, it’s more of a w...
Riley Reese2 months ago
Creepy Gifts Every Horror Fan Would Love
Horror fans are awesome people who typically have a fascination with the dark, the morbid, and to a point, the mysterious. They are great friends and can be the perfect pal for a movie suggestion, how...
Alfred Taerz2 months ago
Top 10 YouTube Channels for Horror Fans
Horror isn't always the most praised or influential of genres, but there's plenty of fans dedicated to it in multiple ways. One of the best place to find all things horror is YouTube, which is chock f...
Han Kemp3 months ago
Social Media: A New Medium for Horror
Creepy Twitter threads are the latest inventive way of creating urban legends online.
Nathaniel Corns3 months ago
Stephen King's 'IT,' Homophobia, and Charlie Howard
** Disclaimer: This post contains spoilers for the novel IT by Stephen King **Trigger Warnings for: Homophobia, Violence** Stephen King has never been one to shy away from hard hitting topics. One of ...
Andrea de Lera3 months ago
Can We Have a 'What We Do in the Shadows' but With Every Mythological Creature?
As of recently, FX confirmed a 10-episode TV series adaptation about the acclaimed Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's What We Do in the Shadows (2014), and both of them are working on a spin-off of t...
Sydney Essex4 months ago
Darker Disney
We’ve all seen these Disney movies, but I bet you haven’t seen them like this.
Sydney Essex4 months ago
Dark Disney
Everyone knows the stories that Disney produced to us when we were kids, but who would’ve thought the cute fairy tales possessed a darker origin than told?
Henry Jones4 months ago
What Frightens Us in Films and TV?
The Oxford dictionary defines “horror” as “a literary or film genre concerned with arousing feelings of horror” (Oxford Dictionary, 2018). The horror genre has been a staple of entertainment since bef...