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Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

CREEPYPASTA: The VHS Tape Bore His Name… and Its Grisly Contents Sealed His Doom

The origins of today’s gruesome viral tale are still something of a mystery, but the details appear to have be excerpts from the personal journal of a teenager in Belleville, Illinois, who identifies himself only as “John.” The first known entries begin shortly after his family relocated to the new city from Florida, where John […]

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Scary Fun 

10 Graphic Horror Novels So Disgusting You May Never Eat Again

Dedicated to fans of the hardest of hardcore fiction, this list should be considered with respect to all dietary plans in the New Year… or any other year, for that matter. For example, if you’re planning to keep your holiday chow session on a continued loop this year, you should not read any of these […]

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Films 

EYES WITHOUT A FACE: The Thin Veil of Illusion

EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1960) is a film not only about a deranged doctor kidnapping and disfiguring women, it’s also about a father’s love for his daughter and a quest for repentance. There is a duality to the film — a horrific fable that floats between fantasy and reality. Aesthetically, director Georges Franju combines two […]

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This Museum’s Gruesome “House of Wax” Exhibit Will Melt Your Mind!

You may have seen spooky wax museums and exhibits of freakish oddities before — but it’s not every day those two concepts collide to create a grotesque gallery of wide-awake nightmares. But that’s exactly what’s happening at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, NY, where an exhibit titled “House of Wax” is currently on display. […]

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Is COWS the Most Disgusting Horror Novel Ever Written?

In the Summer of 1998, when I was living merrily through my largely-broke college milieu, I returned to my high school job as box office wonk at Mann’s Criterion, a now-defunct six-screen movie theater in Santa Monica, CA. This was a job that not only afforded me unlimited free movies (and, yes, that privilege led […]

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Real Life Scares 

This Gruesome Halloween Display Horrified an Entire Neighborhood

It’s that time of year again – that one magical month when the rest of the country finally catches up to spooky kids like us. Families and their neighbors are getting in on the fun, diving into the Halloween spirit and transforming their houses and lawns into festive and often frightening displays to spook and delight […]