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Unfriended: The First 'Found Facebook' Horror Film

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment
Joel Schwartzberg

Instead of being just a flat rip-off of current trends, this first film from writer/producer Nelson Greaves is surprisingly inventive, eerie, and fresh -- even throwing in some Final Destination-style gore for folks who need that kind of roughage in their horror diets.

Book Review: Pulp Macabre: The Art of Lee Brown Coye's Final and Darkest Era

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Coye was a key figure in the "weird fiction" genre. This was a generation of writers and illustrators working in the specific world of horror, sci-fi and bizarre pulp books and magazines. We look at them now as masters of a disappearing craft.

The Most Disturbing Dolls In Literature

Ellen Datlow | Posted 03.12.2015 | Books
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Ellen Datlow

I am a collector of dolls and doll parts. I'm rarely creeped out by most dolls, either in real life or in literature, but I know many people who are....

WATCH: An Ancestry of Fear -- The Phantasmagoria

Ronni Thomas | Posted 03.03.2015 | Weird News
Ronni Thomas

Preceding cinema by almost 100 years and serving as some of the earliest form of stage magic, the phantasmagoria shows set out to not only bewilder audiences, but to terrify them -- and in big style.

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Spike Lee, the old guard of black indie filmmaking, gets his mojo back with this classy, urbane, bloodsucking art film that is a beauty to behold. Sophisticated, demented, eerie, erotic -- prepare to be shocked and flabbergasted.

Westward Expansion? 'Dead West', Omnibus One

Brandy L. Schillace | Posted 02.27.2015 | Books
Brandy L. Schillace

The frontier has always been a place of magical realism -- even at it's most gritty. This isn't your typical zombie drama. Zombies may not exactly be passe', but we have witnessed a lot of their creeping, crawling trauma over the past few years.

The Megalomaniac Next Door: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of LFO

Dan Persons | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Not all megalomaniacs are preening, medal-bedecked-uniform-wearing, sociopathic assholes. Sometimes they're mousy, tatty, middle-class husbands with a basement full of electronic equipment and a murderous secret to hide.

Dracula Untold - An Intense Love Story and Back Story of the Infamous Count Dracula

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.31.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Dracula Untold is an intense love story that changes everything we know about the world's most famous vampire.

A Haunting? A Specter? An Alien Abduction? Whatever It Was, This Was the Scariest Moment of His Life

Quora | Posted 12.30.2014 | Weird News
Quora

This is a true story... I've told this to a select few. I was a freshmen in high school in my home town of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

5 Film Hotels of Halloween Horror

Trivago.ca | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel
Trivago.ca

Hotels inspire the horrific and macabre, and with Halloween almost upon us it's time to celebrate haunted rooms, menacing presences, poltergeists, and even the occasional Log Lady lurking in the lobby.

Watch 52 Movies Literally Star In This Horror Movie Crossover

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

We've seen our fair share of crossover productions in cinema before, from the "Alien vs. Predator" franchise to "Marvel's The Avengers" to just about ...

Film Doubleheaders for Halloween: Plants and Pods, Gore and Guffaws

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

As an alternative to the standard fare of Psycho, The Exorcist and the Halloween and Friday the 13th franchises, here is my list of suggested titles which can be watched back to back, esoteric selections, if you will.

'Insidious Chapter 3' Teaser Returns To The Further

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

The first teaser trailer for the third installment of the "Insidious" series has arrived, and the newest journey into the Further looks even more terr...

The 11 Scariest Women Writers

Siobhan Adcock | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Siobhan Adcock

True "scream queens" aren't cowering in closets and stumbling in the dark -- they're the powerful authors of these spooky, excellent, female-forward reads, perfect for curling up with on a rainy October night. Read 'em and creep.

Chasing Shadows: Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is Updated for 2014

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology
Ilana Teitelbaum

To be a Gabriel Knight fan, growing up, felt like being in possession of a secret language. People might sometimes share the same favorite books, but games?

Tilt Shift Terror With Photographer Rob Reeves

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Images Copyright Rob Reeves As Halloween draws closer and closer, I decided I'd need to find some spooky photos to feature here on the blog. ...

Maureen Ryan

Why Horror Matters, And What's Next For 'Penny Dreadful'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

In a year full of wonderful new shows, "Penny Dreadful" was one of the most pleasant surprises. Perhaps "pleasant" isn't the right word: "Arrestin...

This 1-Minute Film Will Chill You To The Bone With Terror

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy

Halloween is nigh, and once more scary stories are seeping through the dark crevices of the Internet. One of latest is a short film that originate...

The 10 Most Romantic 'Monster' Movies

Em & Lo | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

We're not ones for blood and gore, but give us a good love story, and we'll happily take a fright or two. No, these 10 films probably won't turn your blood cold; instead, they'll warm your heart.

The 21 Spookiest Rock Songs for the Halloween Season

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As October's days grow shorter and the air chillier, the anticipation of Halloween builds -- and for a proper celebration, there needs to be a soundtrack.

10 Twilight Zone Episodes That Will Give You Chills

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Alexandra Rosas

This week marks the 55th anniversary of The Twilight Zone series. It's not easy to pick from my favorite TZ episodes, but if carnivorous Martians landed on earth and forced me to choose under threat of human extinction, I'd have to name these.

Toygodd Attends Monsterpalooza 2014

Eric Frank | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Eric Frank

One of the most beloved art/horror fests on the West Coast is Monsterpalooza, which celebrates the "Art of Monsters." The fest will hit Burbank once a...

Vampira: Tracing the Life of a Forgotten Legend

W. Scott Poole | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
W. Scott Poole

She made a monster, a sexy, daring, subversive monster called Vampira that, beginning with a short-lived local TV show in 1954, transformed American culture.

Visit the Dark Side With This Map of America's Most Infamous Villain Lairs

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Leave your honor and duty at the door, good guys, because we're hitting the road to visit the most villainous hideouts in fictional history. Mwahaha!

10 Things You Might Not Know About Cindy Sherman: Looking at One Untitled Film Still

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

I was wondering recently what might be gleaned from them if they were considered individually. This is the reality of how they're most often exhibited and reproduced now anyways.