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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 Age of Scary Puppets and Dolls: Why Full Moon Deserves Their Streaming Service
When you think about it, we shouldn't be too surprised that the boys at Full Moon Entertainment recently relaunched their streaming service, branded as Full Moon Features—featuring 500+ titles of some...
Pierre Roustan19 days ago
Rumor: Tommy Doyle Will Return for 'Halloween Kills' and 'Halloween Ends'
Questions are flyin' everywhere. Of course, this all could be just a silly rumor. To get you up to speed, Tommy Doyle was the kid Laurie Strode babysat in the original film, the fuel behind Laurie's p...
Sean Patrick19 days ago
Top 5 Funniest Cursed Items in 'Annabelle Comes Home'
Annabelle Comes Home is winding down its theatrical run after just over a month on the big screen and a successful run at the box office. The latest film in what I have personally dubbed the 'Conjurin...
Pierre Roustana month ago
'The Blair Witch Project' Director May Go Into the Forest Again Soon
Make no mistake: The Blair Witch Project certainly had its fans. Stephen King himself happens to be one of them. But the idea of new Blair Witch films honestly may even make the fans go meh, and other...
Pierre Roustana month ago
Stephen King Adores These 22 Horror Films
What a list, don't you think? And an interesting one given it comes from the master of horror himself. However, you may notice a certain theme here after reviewing the entire list of horror films, but...
Margaret Minnicks2 months ago
Horror Movies on Netflix
There seems to be a lot of people who love to watch horror movies. As of July 2019, there is a long list of horror films to choose from. You might have seen or heard about some of them, but there migh...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Scooby-Doo Show Monsters
Well gang, looks like we have another mystery on our hands. Welcome to WatchMojo, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 monsters from Scooby-Doo TV shows. For this list, we’re counting down our favorite monsters from the Scooby-Doo cartoons, and are basing our choices on how iconic, creative, or frightening the monsters are. As we’ll be unmasking these baddies, a groovy SPOILER ALERT is no doubt in order. Jinkies!
Jenika Enoch2 months ago
The 10 Scariest 'Are You Afraid Of The Dark?' Tales
Nickelodeon was a much different channel back in the 90s. Millennials like me who grew up in the decade no doubt remember the abundance of awesome television game shows, comedy shows, and shows aimed ...
Craig House2 months ago
Why You Should All Be Listening to "The ParaPod"
"The ParaPod" is a comedy podcast all about the paranormal, which is hosted by comedians Ian Boldsworth (the artist formerly known as Ray Peacock) and Barry Dodds. Basically they both have the same task, to convince each other of their beliefs. Barry believes in ghosts, whereas Ian doesn’t. Sounds intriguing, right? So why should it become your go-to podcast? Well, I’ll try to convince you.
Jenika Enoch2 months ago
The Scariest Thing About Modern Horror Is That It Stigmatizes Disabilities and Mental Illness
There is really no denying that the "grotesque" has always been an important aspect of the horror genre. In both TV and film, creators have played on our superficiality as a culture. Seeing a deformit...
Jenika Enoch2 months ago
Examining the Scientific Accuracy of the 'Saw' Franchise
Horror films and science go hand in hand (in a way), but it's generally acceptable to say that the gruesome scenes in horror films aren't necessarily realistic. However, that can't be said for every h...
RoAnna Sylver2 months ago
That Monsters Can Be Defeated
Horror is about… being scared. Therefore it’s also about pain. We fear pain, suffering, and death, and those are some of the only sure things in real life. So horror is also about how we face those re...
Terry Stone3 months ago
The Dangers of Being Alone in Gothic Fiction
Being alone is dangerous. It’s rare to read a Gothic book, or see a Gothic movie, in which all the action takes place while a group is together. Even in B-grade horror movies, the principals involved always seem to know that to be separated from each other is to encounter death and dismemberment.
Vega B3 months ago
Weird "Coincidences"
I started watching these really weird videos on YouTube. It started with me watching another beauty MUA video from a YouTuber I used to watch all the time. I had quit watching her, because she had bee...
Bass Man Eddie5 months ago
Edgar Allan Poe's Life & Work
In the author’s work, we always know that they use their source of creativity among their writing, yet the author also uses his/her life to influence the work. One author that has his work influenced ...
WatchMojo 7 months ago
Top 10 Movie Devils
You know them, you love them, you might even worship them! Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 movie devils. For this list, we’re taking a look at the ten m...
Oupost 31LV7 months ago
Making Monsters
It’s unlikely that the settlers of the Southern Nevada desertscape expected a museum of horrors to become a cornerstone of their peaceful early-20th-century city. Yet 88 years later, a decorated hears...