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A Salute to Paris: Night Trains and Courage

Paola K Amaras | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

I weep for Paris' lost youth, freedom, and kindness in the world. When I think about what happened in Paris (and Beirut just days before), I try to r...

8 Ways Horror Movies Scare the S*** Out of Audiences

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ...

How To Protect The Little Ones From Halloween

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.23.2015 | Parents
Tom Alderman

October means pumpkin orange can be seen bursting out in Fall glory and the ca-chink of cash registers can be heard as we prepare for one our oddest of holidays, Halloween. As we get older, isn't Halloween more industrial than celebratory? It's a concept strictly for wee-ones, on-the-make adults and the Halloween industry.

Here's What That One Horrifying 'AHS' Scene Was All About

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

WARNING: Spoilers ahead for the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel." Now that "AHS" creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have prope...

Godzilla and Grandma: Where the Night Winds Take You

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

Taking a walk late at night has a wonderful effect on me -- on my sleep, my dreams, and my creativity. A couple of weeks ago, I walked home from our l...

Book Review- Neighbors From Hell : An American Bedtime Story

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 06.21.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Neighbors From Hell delivers on its' blunt title. Neighbors is a satirical volume in the style of a children's bedtime story. It's about the real monsters lurking in your neighborhood.

Do Monsters Exist?

Dave Gill | Posted 03.30.2015 | Good News
Dave Gill

Rarely do we hear about the good stuff in the world. Yet most of us see it happen time and time again with our own eyes.

A Lesson in Vanishing Monsters

Yaniv Aviran | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Yaniv Aviran

We all, naturally and overwhelmingly, develop prejudice, fears and reluctances of the unknown. And so, this same reluctance might make it so we miss people along the way. People who could have integrated into our lives in a very meaningful way.

The Real Monsters

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Ending child poverty in the world's largest economy should be a no-brainer. Children cannot afford the burden of poverty. And our nation cannot afford the costly economic and moral burden of child poverty.

5 Illinois Monster Stories That Will Make You Want to Check Under the Bed

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.30.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Believe it or not, Illinois is rife with reported sightings of monsters ranging from ferocious creatures hiding beneath murky waters to towering humanoid-like beasts seen wandering the woods and river valleys in remote and rural parts of the state.

7 Truly Terrifying American Monsters (NEW BOOK)

Linda S. Godfrey | Posted 10.28.2014 | Books
Linda S. Godfrey


5 Scary Monster Myths From Around The World

The Active Times | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

You don't even have to look too far. The United States has several versions of Sasquatch, including the Ohio Grassman and the Florida Skunk Ape, not to mention its fair share of lake monsters in the mold of Nessie.

Edge of Tomorrow

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Day after day. Over and over again. He can see his demise. But no on else can see theirs. Until....

From Small Monsters Bigger Ones Grow: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Godzilla

Dan Persons | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Happily, I was well pleased with Godzilla. Not staggered, no, but grateful that director Gareth Edwards managed to pay homage to the history of the franchise while adding some crucial elements to the exercise.

Godzilla vs. Godot

Peter W. Wood | Posted 06.25.2014 | Education
Peter W. Wood

Godot, of course, was no monster, but Godzilla and Godot have more in common than a first syllable. They are the two opposing faces of despair: a god that is pure wrath and a god that never shows up. Both emanate from the devastation of World War II.

The Snallygaster, The Kraken and 6 Other Creatures We Wish We Didn't Know About

Posted 03.28.2014 | Weird News

When you were a kid, you thought that monsters only lived under your bed. But as we've recently reported here on The Huffington Post, people have been...

It's Alive! The Seven Alco-Monsters Lurking Inside You

Dan Miles | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Alcohol does funny things to us. This is essentially why we drink it. Many of these effects are positive; that said it is also unfortunately responsible for some near biblical lapses of judgment. This is because deep down inside all of us, in a place we don't like to talk about... there be monsters!

WATCH: Mysterious Mountain Creature Spotted | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Some call it devil dog..some call it the goat sucker..and some believe it's an alien. ...

Why Do Gay Men Love Monsters?

Mark S. King | Posted 12.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Here I was, in the midst of full pubescent hormonal freak out, with a body revolting against me and villainous carnal desires. I didn't just sympathize with the Alien and Pinhead and Freddy: I wanted to take them to lunch and find out how they managed to make it through the day.

America's Most Terrifying Monsters by State (Infographic)

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News

This United States of Monsters infographic notes the monster that wreaks the most havoc in every state, and it could save your life. From the Jersey Devil to Bigfoot, America's crawling with cryptozoological beasts. Some are harmless, while others seek to maim, dismember and destroy.

This Is For Monsters, Not You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

Hey guys, You might remember Glove and Boots' Johnny T's NYC tourists tips. Well, now the puppets are back to: A. Remind you that grammar is i...

Monsters and Aliens: Arizona's Alternative Culture

La Carmina | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Did you expect Arizona to have such spooky culture?

WATCH: Lake 'Monster' Filmed In Ireland

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Weird News

Does Ireland have its own Loch Ness monster? A film crew shooting a short movie on Ireland's Lough Foyle, near County Donegal, took this video of w...

How to Survive a Plague: Insect Edition!

Tom Judson | Posted 06.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tom Judson

Maybe those demonic brooders aren't even now lurking just below the surface of the Earth, stretching their hexad limbs and blinking awake their millions of smoldering atomic eyes after their 17-year nap.

WATCH: 'Monsters Inc.' Prequel Gets New Look

Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

Mike and Sulley are headed to college in the new "Monsters University" trailer. Released Monday, the trailer shows Mike arriving at Monsters U and ...