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Friday the 13th

Actor Travis Van Winkle Is Slow and Smooth

Tamar Abrams | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Travis Van Winkle's twin passions of acting and service make for a very contented man. But this man who is willing to sleep in jungles while pouring concrete and who took knife and stick training to portray a Navy SEAL has a surprising ambition.

The Many Brilliant Faces Of Hawaii's Full Moon

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green

Many generations ago, the people of Hawaii survived on the islands by listening to the patterns of the Earth and observing the many phases of the moon...

Not Everyone Views Friday the 13th As Unlucky

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion

Friday the 13th may be one of the most firmly rooted American superstitions -- along with black cats and walking under ladders. But where did the supe...

Friday The 13th Is One Of The Cheapest Days To Fly

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel

We like to think we aren't superstitious -- but how could you not be wary aboard flight number 666 to HEL? Turns out the sentiment affects prices, ...

Freaky Friday: 13 Wacky Superstitions From Around The World

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.13.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

I can't say for sure why I've never been a 13th-o-phobe. Maybe it's because I grew up Catholic and celebrated "Good" Fridays every year -- even when they fell on the 13th. Or maybe it's because I now live in New York City, where the only bad luck you'll typically encounter -- like a Con Ed blackout or a cabbies' strike -- happen whenever they damn well please.

20 Full Moon Artworks To Welcome Tonight's Spooky Honey Moon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts

Today, dear readers, is Friday the 13th, an unlucky day for superstitious folks of Western tradition. Those who suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia, a...

13 Overlooked Horror Movies On Netflix For Friday The 13th

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

All of these are available to stream now. "Scream 2" The camp gets campier in "Scream 2," Wes Craven's sequel to the horror movie that made ...

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Full Moon To Fall On Friday The 13th

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.13.2014 | Science

For the superstitious, June 13 this year will be extra-spooky. That's because the full moon is set to fall on Friday the 13th, a rare occurrence th...

9 Film Franchises That Made It To 9 Installments

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Many film franchises carry on and on and on, well past presumed sell-by dates. These franchises rake in millions and sometimes billions of dollars, mo...

Jason Is Slashing His Way Into Primetime

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.25.2014 | TV

This is the biggest thing to happen to Friday since Rebecca Black sang about her cereal. Deadline reports that "Friday the 13th" will be adapted in...

Bryan Fuller Talks Horror and Hannibal

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in TV history, horror on the small screen rivals (and often surpasses) big screen horror in terms of acting, story, cinematography -- and viewers. 2014 finds American television in a coming of age for horror series.

LOOK: Remembering The Chicago Anti-Superstition Society

Posted 12.13.2013 | Chicago

This Friday the 13th marks the last time we'll see 13/13 on the calendar for a good, long time. Those who fear the date are considered "Paraskevid...

How I'm Getting Acclimated To My Empty Nest

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 12.28.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

Last month, a friend of mine, a widower who lives alone, woke at 5 a.m. with a crushing pain in the middle of his chest. He told me later that three thoughts came to mind.

What If Horror Movie Crime Scenes Were Real? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

Horror movies often use blood, gore and violence to shock and scare filmgoers. However, filmmakers tend to ignore the most frightening element: Cle...

21 Weird Food Superstitions

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

You should probably consider these 21 superstitions so you don't end up unmarried, childless, friendless, or worse.

13 Events That May Lead To Paraskavedekatriaphobia

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2013 | Weird News

Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th, apparently. Here are 13 things that might make you rue the day. 1. Ben Franklin Writes Not...

10 Ideas For A Hauntingly Chic Friday The 13th Wedding

Posted 09.13.2013 | Weddings

By Rachel Wilkerson for Lover.ly It's Friday the 13th, and normally we wouldn't be taking any chances with superstition: don't stand under a ladde...

Friday The 13th FAILS

Posted 09.13.2013 | Comedy

This Friday the 13th, you'd better avoid all ladders, mirrors and black cats. Not because they're unlucky, but because as this video demonstrates, all...

The Unluckiest Day In Hollywood

Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

Beware: Today, Sept. 13, is Friday the 13th. Hollywood has long been fascinated with the famously unlucky day, dedicating various films and televis...

Would You Fly Flight 666 To Hel On Friday The 13th?

AP | DAVID MAC DOUGALL | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel

HELSINKI -- Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th? For superstitious travelers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on...

Friday the 13th -- Good Luck!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

It is simply too dangerous to leave life to chance. To do so would be to invite disaster. Luck must never be taken for granted. One can never assume. It requires constant courtship, demands undivided devotion.

What My Superstitious Wife Demanded Before Our Wedding Day

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.10.2013 | Weddings

The number 13 is often considered unlucky -- some buildings skip the 13th floor, and many people fear Friday the 13th. Some brides and grooms are even...

Terrible Movies With Huge Cult Followings

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

This week marks the 15th anniversary of "Armageddon," a movie so reviled it's only natural that its horde of cult followers stand by its every corny m...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Friday the 13th Back to Paramount

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Warners loses a Jason and gains a Chris (Nolan)... Owen Wilson's a turkey; Woody Harrelson's a hawk... Essential Archer item becomes real... Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Online studios, I bring you up to date on what's happening in genre film.