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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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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 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 […]

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5 Super Scary Horror Shorts You Can Watch Online Right Now!

Need a quick burst of horror to feed your sinister need throughout the day? Check out these five awesome horror shorts, now available online! 2AM: THE SMILING MAN Brisk and simple in concept, this one starts out a bit strange but quickly escalates into a “scary as shit” category.     SLASH-IN-THE-BOX A disturbing new […]

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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 […]

Witches And Early Dark Art!

One of my regular stops in the Los Angeles area is always Hyaena Gallery located at 1928 W. Olive Ave. in Burbank. And on my last visit, I noticed a new series of “early dark art” and “witch” prints that are both beautifully illustrated and surprisingly shocking, especially considering that some of them date as far […]

We Escaped (Barely) From PanIQ Entertainment’s INSANE ASYLUM!

With Halloween season in full swing, there is an abundance of haunts to be discovered and a plethora of escape rooms to abscond from. We here at Blumhouse like to think that we have the acute expertise to perform feats of Houdini-style prowess when it comes to escaping horror-related situations, so it was only fitting that we […]

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, […]

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 […]

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EVIL DEAD II As Retold By Claymation Cats

EVIL DEAD II is my favorite movie of all time. So pretty much anything with the words “evil” and “dead” and “2” in it and I’m sold. So naturally my buddy Josh Obershaw forwarded over this video that’s been floating around the interwebs since the summer of 2012, but which I’m only now discovering. EVIL […]

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 […]

New York Comic-Con 2015: The Coolest Exclusive Horror Toys!

It seems like very few weekends go by where Wizard World isn’t hosting a Comic-Con somewhere in the country, but the two big ones are undoubtedly San Diego Comic-Con, in the summer, and New York Comic-Con, in the fall. This past weekend, thousands of fans packed into New York’s Javits Center to take in the […]