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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.

Angel Tapiaa year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 Murraya year 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 Banksa year 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 Romeroa year 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...
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 Taerza year 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 Kempa year ago
Social Media: A New Medium for Horror
Creepy Twitter threads are the latest inventive way of creating urban legends online.
Nathaniel Cornsa year 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 Leraa year 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 Essexa year ago
Darker Disney
We’ve all seen these Disney movies, but I bet you haven’t seen them like this.
Sydney Essexa year 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 Jonesa year 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...
Chelsea Winonaa year ago
16 Facts You May Not Know About Your Favorite Horror Movies!
Here are some facts you may not have known about some of the classics!
Tim Hortona year ago
'Stranger Things Series 3' Initial Plot Details Revealed
If you’re still caught up in the nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 2 and haven’t yet seen Ready Player One then this should come as very welcome news to you. Early plot details have been revealed th...