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Five Controversial Films Prosecuted for Extreme Violence… or MURDER

As horror fans, we are no strangers to acts of on-screen violence, cruelty, and murder. The rest of the world doesn’t wallow in the grime we wallow in, and because of that they are perhaps a little more shocked by this imagery, willing to believe that it is real. Frequently, these films are censored or […]

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The US Government Actually Made Bombs that Scream Like Humans!

Sound has long been known to have a deep, psychological effect. This is why every year, grade school science fairs are filled with projects about the effect music has on plants/hamsters/fish/little brothers. Loud music is frequently used to cause sleep deprivation in POWs, and the United States notoriously used round-the-clock recordings of Van Halen to […]

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9 Magnificently Monstrous Contemporary Frankenstein Art Pieces

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and FOX’s VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN. Frankenstein’s monster has been portrayed in countless different ways over the years. In honor of VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, we have decided to take a look at ten modern artworks that have their own take on Frankenstein and his creation. Donald […]

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Man Goes Berserk on Airliner, Bites Passenger… and Drops Dead

The zombie apocalypse has begun – on an Aer Lingus flight. Over the weekend, a 24-year-old man was on a flight from Lisbon to Dublin when he became agitated, bit another man, and eventually died. Reports from The Irish Mirror state that the young man “ran amok,” bit at least one other passenger, and then […]

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Are You Brave Enough to Spend a Night at Hotel Crypt?

Some people choose to vacation at the beach. Some like to go camping. Some find comfort and tranquility in darker places. Like crypts. If you are one of those people, check in to the Hotel Crypt. The Hotel Crypt is the only hotel in America in which you can stay in an actual crypt.  All […]

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Save my Ink: This Company Preserves Your Tattoo After You Die!

People spend thousands of dollars and hours on their tattoos, something that is finite. Once you die, that’s it: that art is burned or buried with your loved one. Tattoo artist Charles Hamm didn’t like that option, so he created a new option: “Save My Ink.” Photos courtesy of www.savemyink.tattoo/ Save My Ink is a service […]

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The Butchered Art of Cao Hui

Artist Cao Hui’s “Visual Temperature” art exhibit looks like something you would expect to find in Leatherface’s living room, not in a museum. His work aims to look beyond the surface, and in this case, beyond the surface of innocent items like jackets and sofas is guts, blood, and viscera. Using mixed materials including resin […]

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Dogtown Common — Where Abanbdoned Plush Toys Hide a Deadly Curse

Dogtown Common is a ghost town on a hilltop near Gloucester, Massachusetts with a long, sordid history that begins in 1693. Despite not being suited towards agriculture, its inland location afforded protection from pirates, and many of the well-off families made the area, then known simply as The Commons, their home. By about 1750, pirates […]

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The Sinister Story Behind the Los Feliz Murder House

Los Angeles is no stranger to horrific crimes: the Black Dahlia murder in 1947; the Manson Family murders on 1969; the Hillside Strangler murders of 1977; the Night Stalker murders of 1985. But the terror that those murders wrought generally subsided when the perpetrator was caught (or, in the case of the Black Dahlia, whose […]

THE SIMPSONS’ Ned Flanders Goes Metal!

Here’s something you probably never expected: a Ned Flanders-themed metal band. Called Okilly Dokilly (after Ned’s unique way of speaking), the band plays hardcore heavy metal while dressed as the popular, Bible-thumping SIMPSONS character. The homage is more than skin deep. The entire band has Ned names (Red Ned, Thread Ned, Head Ned, Stead Ned, […]

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How THE BERENSTAIN BEARS Broke the Entire Universe

There seems to be a debate raging on the internet right now, more important than presidential nominees or what to do about ISIS. I’m talking about the Berenstain Bears. This cuddly, anthropomorphic family of bears is a staple for most children, in a series of books and a cartoon. It certainly was part of my […]

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This “Frankenstein” Meat Twitches… Despite Being Very Dead

Meat that is still twitching, even after being butchered: really really fresh, or a science experiment gone horribly wrong? That is the question Cheng Tan had to ask herself. The Chinese woman came home with a fresh cut of meat. When she unwrapped it, it was twitching. Fearing there may be worms or parasites in […]

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Scared of Dolls? Check out Mexico’s Creepy, Real Life Island of Dolls!

Located in the canals of Xochimilco in Mexico is a tiny island that has been named Isla de las Munecas – the Island of Dolls. Its sad history and disturbing inhabitants have made it an unwitting tourist attraction. According to legend, the island’s sole permanent inhabitant, a hermit named Don Julian Santana Barrera, found a […]

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Is ‘Sad Satan’ the Scariest Video Game on the Internet?

The “game” isn’t much: walking around dark, unending hallways that are poorly rendered, the only sound your footsteps as you walk. Occasionally, you will find a blurry human figure standing ominously in a corner, or hear backward-masked audio or piercing screams. A still image will flash on the screen, everything from Satanic and Nazi imagery, […]

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This Vintage Chair May Carry a Deadly Curse

At the turn of the century, a forger named Daniel Awety bought a rural property in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. His son-in-law, Thomas Busby, joined him in his illicit business. Busby was allegedly a bully, and stumbled home from the pub to find Awety seated in his favorite chair. The two argued, and Awety threatened to […]