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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.

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 Roustana year 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 Hermana year 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 Zunigaa year 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 Chapmana year 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 Chapmana year 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 Loftusa year 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 Loftusa year 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 Loftusa year 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...
Matt Loftusa year ago
Watch Ted Raimi's Audio Horror Series 'Deathly Spirits' Now on YouTube
Fans of The Evil Dead Movies and (perhaps) Hercules the Legendary Adventures TV show will no doubt know Ted Raimi's acting style well. He's the younger brother of director Sam Raimi and shares a lot o...
Matt Loftusa year ago
Calling All Creepy Pasta Fans: 'Knock at the Door' Is Here for Your Horror Listening Pleasure...
Short horror fiction is to horror fans what water is to plants, it feeds us and we simply cannot get enough of it. There also seems to be a massive cache of fans for audio horror as well, with many Yo...
Tom Chapmana year ago
A Horror Homage: Trailer Imagines Eva Green And Oscar Isaac In Netflix Reboot Of 'The Addams Family'
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're altogether ooky, but where the hell are #TheAddamsFamily? It seems like an eternity since we heard from Gomez, Morticia, Fester and the...
Matt Loftusa year ago
The 'Evil Dead II' Cabin Is in Pieces and Needs To Be Restored for the Fans!
Anyone who's more then a casual viewer of the Evil Dead Franchise will know there's been MULTIPLE cabins used over the 4 movies (counting the remake) and now the new Ash vs Evil Dead series. The origi...
Matt Loftusa year ago
This Forklift Training Video Is Like a Sam Raimi Horror Film!
Ever had to sit through one of those boring training video's at work that just go on and on and on. Well this forklift training video from Germany ISN'T one of those, in fact it's so bonkers it gives ...
Matt Loftusa year ago
3 Minute Horror 'Tired' Will Make You Stay Awake...
Fear of the Dark is natural, fear of being alone is natural, so when you put those two together how could anyone have a quiet night's sleep again? Cut back in time to 2014, it's not exactly decades bu...