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AMERICAN HORROR STORY Goes Political in Season 7: What Are the Possibilities?

If it’s one thing Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY has taught us it’s to always expect the unexpected… and nothing could have been more unexpected than Murphy’s recent announcement that the show’s seventh season would be covering a recent slice of terrifying history: the 2016 presidential election. Murphy later went on to […]

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Three People Appear in This Photo… But Is One of Them a Ghost?

While on a fishing trip in Tifton, Georgia with her grandparents a few weeks ago, 13-year-old Haley Ogletree decided to snap a quick selfie while she was chilling in her grandfather’s truck. Her brother Kolton, who was celebrating his 12th birthday, had just caught his biggest fish of the day. When they returned home that […]

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Bizarre Footage of a “Possessed” Gunshot Victim is Giving the Whole World Nightmares

To borrow a phrase, I’ve been from one end of this internet to the other, and I’ve seen a lot of strange stuff… but I really, honestly have no idea what the holy ding-dong hell biscuits is actually going on in the clip below. It’s not even certain where this footage originated… it appears to […]

Films Music Real Life Scares 

Blumhouse.com and SHOCK WAVES Nominated for 2016 Rondo Awards!

The nominations are in for this year’s Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards — among the horror genre’s most esteemed honors — and we’re proud to announce that both Blumhouse.com and our flagship SHOCK WAVES podcast made the list for 2016! Blumhouse.com, which celebrated its first year online last October, now has its first Rondo nomination, […]

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Locals Horrified When Unidentified “Globster” Washes Ashore in the Philippines

Residents of the Dinagat Islands in the Philippines are freaking out over the recent arrival of a gigantic, white, hairy-looking mass, which is alleged to be the corpse of an as-yet-unidentified creature. The grotesque carcass — which reportedly measures roughly 15 feet in length and appears to be streaked with blood — washed up on […]

TV 

AMERICAN HORROR STORY Shocker: Season 7 Theme Will Be the 2016 Election

Yes, you read that right… and come to think of it, I can’t imagine a more terrifying topic for the controversial TV series to tackle next. AHS Showrunner Ryan Murphy broke the startling news last night during his appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, revealing that the 2016 election cycle will indeed […]

Films video games 

The Horror! Francis Coppola is Developing the APOCALYPSE NOW Video Game

Get ready for some some crazy news: There’s a new survival horror-style video game in development based on Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam epic APOCALYPSE NOW. Before you mentally throw it into the dungheap of shovelware games that crap on classic movies, consider this: Coppola himself is behind the project, and has compiled a development team […]

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Human-Sized “Pot Monster” Sighted During Live News Broadcast

If you’re one of the millions forced to hunker down indoors during the massive blizzards that blasted much of the Northeastern US, you’ve probably been looking for some kind of relief… and while this story might not be exactly the help you expected, hopefully it elicits enough giggles to make it worth retweeting to your […]

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Doctors in India Remove a LIVE Cockroach From a Woman’s Skull

If you’re not already squirming from that headline, you’re obviously made of stronger stuff… but I haven’t even laid out the grisly details yet. So you might want to put down your lunch, or make sure you don’t feel tiny little insectoid feet brushing against the back of your neck… New Indian Express reported that […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Video Editorial: Why MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE is a Perfect Metaphor for Today’s Political Apocalypse

Okay, here goes… over the past year or so as head writer for this site, I’ve managed to steer clear from explosive socio-political topics in my work. But events of the past few months have forced my hand, and also serve to remind me how my duty as a writer, artist and journalist includes using […]

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Scientists Have Grown a Human-Animal Hybrid… and It’s ALIVE

For years, there’s been speculation that scientists will one day utilize advances in genetics, stem-cell development and other technological breakthroughs to create “Chimeras” — genetic combinations of humans and other animals. According to a report from the BBC, we now have conclusive proof that scientists have already achieved this goal by injecting human stem cells […]

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This Zoo Wants YOU to Collect Venom From One of the World’s Deadliest Spiders

Did you read our story yesterday about the massive spider plague that’s about to overrun Australia? (I know what you’re thinking… in Australia, “spider plague” is probably just another term for “Tuesday”). Well, it seems a few fearless and/or possibly insane spider-wranglers might benefit from this doomsday scenario — because a zoo in New South […]

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Spiders, Sharks, Scorpions and More Horrors from the Headlines

Face it, folks: the world we live in is getting weirder by the minute. Seriously, at this point, the urge to retreat into a world of fictional monsters is nearly impossible to resist. But journalists still have a job to do (even if we’re just writing about demon sightings, botched exorcisms and… uh, Florida?). Honest, well-researched […]