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Films Music 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! We’re Playing Music Themes From Summer Horrors!

Are you ready for the summer? Your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo are! And for this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, the duo are playing their favorite music themes from “summer” themed horror movies. From the disco grooves of FRIDAY THE 13TH, to the sweet sounds of “Angela’s Theme” in Camp Arawak, to the […]

Films 

Stay Cool By Watching These Summer “Slashers!”

Are you ready for the summer? Sorry, couldn’t help myself. And having recently revisited MEATBALLS, I was reminded of what a classic piece of comedic cinema it is. But alas, you’re on a horror site! You want to get into the season by watching the gory stuff, no? Well, luckily, there are plenty of ’80s […]

Films 

Campfire Tales: Five Summer Camps You Shouldn’t Send Your Kids To

Hey parents, are you ready for summer? Your kids will soon be out of school and the last thing you want is for them to veg out in front of the TV watching YouTube videos through the Xbox One all day every day for weeks on end. You need to work and you know that […]

Films 

Five Unlikely Couples Found In These Unbelievable Horror Fan Fiction Recommendations!

Horror is a genre that allows filmmakers’ imaginations to run wild, concocting bombastic grotesqueries that viewers could never even dream of. But there’s one place where the audience can turn the tables and invent stories so wickedly gruesome that even horror directors have to bow down to their terrifying skill: romantic horror fan fiction. If […]

Films 

Art Is Subjective, So STOP Nitpicking Cover Art

Look, art is subjective. Any art, whether it be movies or music or an actual drawing or painting, is subjective. Clive Bell, who coined this phrase, once said, “We have no other means of recognizing art than our feeling for it.” If you’re on this website, then you no doubt, like me, are a huge […]

Films 

TRANSGENRE: Transgender Identity and Gender Fluidity in the Horror Genre

A few years ago, Britain’s Pulp Press commissioned me to write a short book for their imprint after I’d sent them a sample of writing. The nasty concoction I delivered three months later was a Russ Meyer-esque exploitation novella (or rather, transploitation), with more than a few shades of Doris Wishman’s pulpy and derivative LET […]

Films 

We Scream For “Scream Queens” On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

This week on Shock Waves, join hosts Rob Galluzzo and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First, they discuss FX legend Steve Johnson’s new Kickstarter campaign for his epic bio book RUBBERHEAD: SEX, DRUGS & SPECIAL FX. We also chat about custom-made horror board games and the new ZOMBI comic […]

Films 

School’s Out! Five Fantastic Summer Horror Movies!

You did it! You made it through another year of grade school or high school or college! Now you get to snag sweet gig working for minimum wage at a Target or McDonalds for the summer while you wait for school to start up again next Fall. Well, not you grade school kids – you […]

Toys 

5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

Films 

SLEEPAWAY CAMP II From The Perspective Of The Counselors

When I was a budding young horror fan, SLEEPAWAY CAMP was one of my absolute favorite “slasher” films. It featured vile, profane kids – all played by actual kids! Bullying. Good, creative kills. Humor. And an unforgettable ending that left a generation of horror fans sexually confused! So I was equally excited when both SLEEPAWAY […]

Films Scary Fun 

Oof! 5 Horrifying Movie Deaths While On The Toilet

Well… They say, when ya gotta go, you’ve got to go. But if you have to go, does it have to be while on the toilet?! Sadly for some movie victims, they don’t have a choice. I can think of no worse fate than having to expire while in the middle of peeing or pooping. […]

Films Music 

From Screamqueen To Video Producer: Catching Up With Felissa Rose

As fans of the horror genre, undoubtedly there will come that time when you finally see SLEEPAWAY CAMP. You may have already experienced it back on it’s initial release in 1983, or more than likely discovered it at the video store in the heyday of home video releases, But either way, once you’ve seen it, […]

Films 

Gift Your Friends With The Amazing Art Of IBTrav aka TRAVIS FALLIGANT!

If you’re a horror fan, or just a fan of darned good art, then you should all be familiar with Travis Falligant and his IBTrav Illustrations. We first got word of him about a year ago when his series of SCOOBY DOO LOST MYSTERIES pieces went viral on the web! Scooby and his gang going […]