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A Brief History of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION. We’re down to the final hours before the long-awaited premiere of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION – the fifth and possibly final chapter in the cinematic saga, which began eight years ago with Oren Peli’s micro-budgeted independent […]

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Six of the Scariest Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web

Amateur paranormal videos and home movies have been around a long time — decades before the internet was a thing, shaky Super-8 or early camcorder footage of Sasquatch, UFOs or local lake monsters made its way onto countless TV shows and documentaries. Deep down, most of us knew many of them were deliberately staged or […]

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Larry Fessenden’s THE SHAPE OF THE WENDIGO

Fans of independent horror cinema not only know the name of Larry Fessenden, founder of celebrated production company Glass Eye Pix and writer-director-star of cult vampire classic HABIT, but they know his face as well: he’s appeared onscreen in dozens of horror projects — from Brad Anderson’s chilling SESSION 9 to the hit horror game […]

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The Six Creepiest Things Recently Spotted on Mars

We’ve been fascinated with the fourth planet ever since we first spotted it in the night sky thousands of years ago, and Earth’s reddish neighbor has always been a source of mystery, fascination… and a touch of horror. Over the past decade, robot rovers including Curiosity, Opportunity and Spirit have been delivering a wealth of amazing […]

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The “Bear Man” and Other Creepy Forest Tales

Gather ‘round, my sleepless ones, and settle in for a fresh nightmare from the weird, wild web: yes, it’s time for another creepypasta, a bone-chilling campfire tale for the modern age. (In case you missed last week’s edition, be sure to check out the chilling phenomenon of the Black Eyed Children.) This one comes from […]

EXCLUSIVE: Poster Artwork for Ken W. Hanley’s Book THE I IN EVIL!

Ken Hanley, Managing Editor of Fangoria.com, is about to release his monumental new book THE I IN EVIL: ACCEPTING AND EMBRACING THE MONSTER YOU ARE – a kind of self-help guide for the monsters we all know and love. Hanley graciously offered us a first peek at one of the book’s new promotional posters – […]

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Unlock a Bloody Hidden Clip From Eli Roth’s Interactive Slasher CHAINSAW!

Billed as an “interactive digital story,” CHAINSAW is coming soon to the recently-launched digital network CryptTV. Co-founders Eli Roth and Jack Davis, in a partnership with Blumhouse Productions and Culprit Creative, want to give you a terrifying preview… and invite you to take part in controlling the story’s outcome. The project involves an ominous, hulking maniac […]

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Man Watches INSIDIOUS in Virtual Reality… and Freaks the Hell Out

A man named Jason recently decided to watch a movie on a virtual-reality headset, which offers the user a completely immersive audio-visual experience that can be disorienting and sometimes intensely frightening. So naturally, he picked a film that is already frightening enough on its own. As shown in the following video, this gentleman was not […]

Meet The Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Editor Rob Galluzzo

It’s time for the next in a series of candid interviews with the staff of Blumhouse Productions, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for […]

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The Haunting Phenomenon of “The Black Eyed Children”

It’s time for a look at one of the earliest — and still spookiest — viral stories to make the rounds: the unsolved mystery of the Black Eyed Children, also known as BEK (Black Eyed Kids). There have been enough diverse tales woven around the BEK phenomenon to put them in a creepypasta subcategory of […]

LIVING DEAD CON Features FRIDAY THE 13TH & TWIN PEAKS Reunions and More!

The First Annual Living Dead Horror Convention is gearing up to launch next month in Portland, Oregon, and so far they’ve lined up some amazing guests, panels, contests, films, parties and much more. The Living Dead Horror Convention was developed in association with the horror lifestyle/culture publication Living Dead Magazine, conceived by its creator and […]

Classic Games Yahtzee & Monopoly – Now With 100% More Cthulhu!

If you’re old enough to remember when there were just one or two basic versions of the classic board game Monopoly, you’re probably exhausted with how many variations on the theme have been invented since – from versions featuring pictures of cute animals to all your favorite sports teams, science and history subjects, to comic books […]

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Seven Sea Creatures That Would Give H.P. Lovecraft Nightmares

Most of us have at least some knowledge of legendary dark-fantasy author Howard Phillips Lovecraft, who still seizes readers’ imaginations with a sense of absolute doom and dread in the face of vast, unknowable horrors… but unlike most horror authors who live well-adjusted lives, Lovecraft battled mental and physical illness throughout his short time on […]

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The Ten Creepiest Creepypastas (That Aren’t Slender Man)

What exactly is this thing called creepypasta? Is it that lasagna atrocity your vegan roommate tried to force on you last week? Nope… unless, perhaps, you found a human finger in it, and when you showed her the grisly evidence, she just stared at you, unblinking… and slowly began to smile. For the uninitiated, creepypasta […]

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Ten Bizarre Phobias You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

A phobia is defined by science as an irrational fear – in other words, fear directed toward something which does not typically pose a personal threat, but nevertheless triggers the instinctive “fight-or-flight” emotional response. Not in a fun way, like we get from horror movies, roller-coaster rides or haunted houses, but in ways that can […]