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Everybody Be Cool: How to Rise Above Genre-Fan Backlash

As horror lovers and fans of all things curious and strange, we’ve all probably met with backlash sometimes — from family members who worry about your mental health, to strangers who give you weird looks when you walk around sporting your favorite horror fashion. Perhaps weird looks and whisperings don’t happen as often in big […]

Real Life Scares 

Did This Frank Sinatra Karaoke Favorite Inspire The “My Way” Killings?

Look, as an introvert whose only acting credit to date is an elf in her second grade Christmas play, it’s safe to say I don’t do karaoke. I’ve gone with friends who’ve tried desperately to get me up there, but I figure I experience enough shame in my life on a daily basis, so why add […]

Films 

Here Is What We’d Like To See In The New IT Movie

Recently I took on the challenge of listening to the audio book for Stephen King’s IT. I’d tried to read the book a few times before but finally realized I’d just be better off listening to it. Thanks to a free trial of Audible I was able to listen to the whole thing during my […]

Scary Fun TV 

Saluting the All-Time Creepiest “Monsters of the Week” From THE X-FILES

It’s winter… and if you’re like me and you live in the Midwestern US, chances are things have been pretty gray. See, starting in November, Ohioans retreat to our homes, where we grow very pale and irritable. We long to go outside, but shudder at the idea of even crawling out of bed if it’s […]

Real Life Scares 

Buried Alive: 5 Horrifying Premature Burials

The first time I was really introduced to the terrifying concept of premature burial was in eighth grade English class when we read Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”. As I sat in class poring over my book the idea buried itself deep into my psyche. Of course, as my knowledge of Poe works grew, […]

Real Life Scares 

3 Horrible Holiday Monsters From Around The World

It’s that time of year again when listening to the radio becomes impossible and making cookies becomes a competition among the closest family members. So instead of thinking about gifts and how to avoid your awkward cousins, let’s look at some more holiday ghouls that aren’t Krampus. Mari Lwyd What says Christmas like a zombie […]

TV 

Why CHANNEL ZERO: CANDLE COVE Is The Best TV Show of 2016

As a science-fiction fan, I spent hours as a kid sitting through countless TWILIGHT ZONE marathons and creature feature flicks that ran endlessly on the Sci-Fi channel. And then at some point in my teens, the network got a makeover, changed it’s name to “Syfy”, and began primarily airing reality shows and D-grade (if I’m […]

Films 

3 Reasons Why the TRILOGY OF TERROR Series Deserves a Blu-Ray Release

TV movies are rarely remembered unless they garner cult fame. In 1975, TRILOGY OF TERROR directed by Dan Curtis aired as ABC Movie of the Week. Each story was written by Richard Matheson and starred Karen Black as the female lead in every segment. Each story offered a creepy tale but it is the final story […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Most Dangerously Incompetent Police in Horror Movies

Sometimes, law enforcement in the world of horror cinema is notoriously absent, incompetent, or a special blend of both. I decided to take a look at a variety of flicks featuring some of the worst police work ever depicted in horror movies… and this is what I’ve come up with: Lt. Ken Fuller and Team […]

Films 

5 Must-Own Arrow Blu-Rays To Add To Your Wish-List!

Ever since Arrow went live in the US, my shelves have been rapidly expanding. It seems like every day we get new releases and announcements. Just this month they announced a new HELLRAISER box set heading our way. It’s hard to catch up and then you have to actually decide on what to buy with […]

Real Life Scares 

The True Story of “The Town That Banned Halloween”

If you’re familiar with the later sequels in the HALLOWEEN franchise, and I’m sure you are, you know there’s a point where Haddonfield completely bans the holiday. While Oil City, PA may not have experienced a rampant serial killer, they did endure something equally awful: On October 27th, 1992, 11-year-old Shauna Howe went missing two blocks […]

TV 

Revisiting FREDDY’S NIGHTMARES: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET THE SERIES!

If you ask me who my favorite horror villain is, my answer will always be Freddy Krueger. Freddy was the first to scare the shit out of me as a kid and I’ve gone back to him time and time again. I’ve watched every sequel at least 5 times, own both the book and the […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

A Stranger in My Wall: Terrifying True Tales of Unseen “House Guests”

You guys, I have a fork problem. For some reason, my forks were all going missing, and eventually I had only one left. So we got new forks, and so far they seem to be sticking around. But I just can’t get over an entire set of forks (save one) disappearing out of my apartment […]