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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.

Matthew Clancy10 days ago
One Simple Mistake Cost This Horror Classic Everything
If you live on Earth and you haven’t spent your life under a rock, chances are high that you’ve heard of the movie Night of the Living Dead. The original movie, released in 1968, was ultra successful,...
Pierre Roustan15 days ago
5 Top Articles on Kids Horror Proving Goosebumps Are Still Aplenty for the Younger Crowd
That's right, I'll always opt for the more youthful horror sub-genre! Because it tends to be more fun than some of the "gorier" content out there. That's not to say I can't handle a little SAW here or...
Why Does Hasbro Make Ouija Boards?
Hasbro Inc. is one of the best known toy companies in the entire world. They are responsible for manufacturing Nerf products, Baby Alive dolls, the Easy Bake Oven, and beloved board games such as Cand...
Edward Germana month ago
Bedtime Stories
Are you ready for something scary, bizarre, or just plain weird? Well log on to Bedtime Stories on YouTube and prepare to get scarred. The vidcast which is both written and narrated by Richard While r...
Evelyn Starra month ago
Creepy Things Every Horror Fan Should Own
If you're like me, you adore all things dark, scary, and creepy. Monsters, blood, and death are not morbid subjects for you, but fun ones! If that's the case, then you absolutely need to get the rundown on creepy things every horror fan should own.
Joel Eisenberga month ago
The True "Golden Age of Horror"
“Since childhood, I’ve been faithful to monsters. I have been saved and absolved by them, because monsters, I believe, are patron saints of our blissful imperfection, and they allow and embody the pos...
Shelby Yarchin2 months ago
The Cecil Hotel
When it comes to hotels, most of them are name brand. You see the same old signs for Windgate and the Marriot, with their offers of free breakfast and complimentary hot tub hours. There aren't many pr...
Jon Medrano Miller2 months ago
When Did Horror Become Mainstream?
“What is love, but a kind of creature waiting to be unbound? A malady. What does it bring any of us but…confusion and bedevilment?” says the prolific Dr. Victor Frankenstein on the gothic galore serie...
Mohammed Hidhayat2 months ago
Horror's most Iconic Hotel, The Timberline Lodge Will Host A New Horror Film Festival
In 1979, principal photography and aerial filming for Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' commenced at the Timberline Lodge in Mt.Hood, Oregon. Although it was the Stanley Hotel in Colorado that inspired ...
Zuleika Boekhoudt2 months ago
15 Times Anime Proved It Can Deliver Horror Like Nothing Else
While horror is a genre staple for live-action movies, anime is different. Whether in film or TV, anime produced to generate intense fear, shock or disgust are not as popular in Japan as other stories...
Pierre Roustan2 months ago
Classic Nickelodeon Show 'Are You Afraid of the Dark' Will Get a Film Adaptation
Why's that? After all, this is a brand back in the day on Nickelodeon of all places.... And Are You Afraid of the Dark?, while suitably dark and a bit disturbing in ways Goosebumps could never be, was...
George Herman3 months ago
Best Horror Movie Cosplays
We all love seeing a good cosplay now and then, but the really good ones should make the movie feel realistic. As if, for some odd reason, that zombie has come to life. Cosplay does this for every fan...
Paul Zuniga3 months ago
Contract Renewal Mean Everyone's Favorite Walking Dead Hero Is Safe for Another Year
If you've been watching the latest season of #TheWalkingDead, you know this season has been one of the most phenomenal so far and only five episodes have aired. Within those five episodes, The Walking...
Tom Chapman3 months ago
A Living Nightmare: Someone Has Bought The 'Amityville Horror' House!
If you thought creaky floorboards or Granny's mothballs were the scariest thing lurking in your house, you may want to think again. From the #AmericanHorrorStory Murder House to House on Haunted Hill,...
Tom Chapman3 months ago
Horror Walks Among Us: Photographer Puts Horror Icons In Everyday Situations
How well do you really know your neighbors? No, this isn't To Catch a Predator, but what if there was a time that Michael Myers lived next door to you in Haddonfield? What if Jason cut your hedges, or...
Matt Loftus3 months ago
See Angus Scrimm's Tall Man in This Retro Fangoria Ad
Any horror fan who takes the genre seriously has no doubt seen, or at least heard of, the Phantasm movies. If not, you must have been hanging out in another dimension where the Tall Man, a fictional b...
Matt Loftus3 months ago
See More 15 Second Horror Films That'll Creep You Out...
Another year and another round of short-horror-films created by many a #filmmaker for the #15secondhorrorchallenge 2016. Being a writer/filmmaker myself I had to give it a second go and produced sever...
Matt Loftus3 months ago
Get Your Jump Scare on With These Free Horror Movies on YouTube
Everyone's always throwing their hard-earned cash at #Netflix to get their horror rocks off. I myself am constantly deactivating and then reactivating my account when I feel the need to binge-watch. I...