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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 Roustana year ago
The Top 10 Streaming Scary Movies of Today (According to Netflix)
Maybe too clever? I don't know. Somehow whenever I think of numbers, it doesn't account for those other variables—the kinds we can't really measure. This is especially the case for the entertainment i...
Owen Barbeta year ago
The Joy of Horror
Most parents become overjoyed when their children first learn to speak or walk or write. And very often, later in life, these parents like to regale their offspring with fun stories of their first tim...
Pierre Roustana year ago
4 Reasons Why 'Stranger Things' Has Created a Movement of Kid Horror Films and TV
To be fair, Stranger Things certainly had help from the likes of the Goonies, Monster Squad, and the original IT movie (and book) everyone was always so fond of. It was like horror and thrills literal...
Claire Raymonda year ago
9 Horror Movie Cliches
Let me start by saying that I love horror movies; they are my favorite kind and I would watch horror and action all day, every day if I could. I hate romantic comedies and I have no desire to watch te...
Pierre Roustana year ago
'The Shape of Water' and 'Get Out' Cleaned Up at the Academy Awards 2018, and Here's Why:
Long gone are the days when the horror film is nothing more than a cheesy guilty pleasure, wrought with unbelievable circumstances and lackluster characters featuring one-dimensional brain neurons cho...
Escapism Through Horror
People watch horror films for many different reasons. Maybe they like the idea of being scared s***less, maybe their interest lies in the special effects and the creation of gore, or maybe they watch ...
Matthew Clancya year 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 Roustana year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 Yarchina year 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...
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...
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 ...
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 years 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 Herman2 years 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...