The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

The Unsolved Disappearances of Vermont’s Own “Bermuda Triangle”

The Bermuda Triangle, on the western edge of the Atlantic Ocean, has for centuries had a dubious reputation. Mariners have long reported strange occurrences including malfunctioning compasses, strange lights, weird creatures, and the occasional ghost ships. Since the early days of exploration many ships and even planes have gone missing within the confines of the Triangle. […]

Films 

Reebok Unveils ALIEN “Stomper” Sneakers For ALIEN Day!

April 26th is now officially known as “ALIEN Day,” and so lots of retailers are taking advantage of our love of all things xenomorph! For example, Mondo has a brand new 4 LP release of Jerry Goldsmith’s original ALIEN score (with restored alternate cues) available for pre-order now! Be warned, this sucker is $75 bucks. […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Alien Comics To Read While Waiting For ALIEN: COVENANT

Without a doubt, ALIEN: COVENANT is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. It’s got fans of the franchise wondering how it will turn out, especially after Prometheus, but many fans hope that Ridley Scott returns triumphantly to the sci-fi franchise he launched in 1979. Dark Horse has been publishing Aliens comics since […]

TV 

THE X-FILES Will Return For 10 More Episodes!

At the beginning of 2016, we were treated to the long awaited new season of THE X-FILES. Granted it was only 6 episodes, and among those 6, 2 were pretty darned great. The rest…. well, we assumed there were going to be more, right? They couldn’t just end it they way they did on that […]

Image Credit: iStock/Lipowski

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

The Horrifying, Unexplained Events Behind the “Death” of Gibbon, KY

The date was May 7, 1926. The location was the small community of Gibbon, a rural Kentucky township whose entire human population eventually died under mysterious circumstances following a bizarre phenomenon… an event which began on that horrible, fateful night and remains unexplained nearly a century later. A record of these bizarre events is reportedly […]

Films 

The PURE CINEMA Podcast Focuses On The Most Insane, Bat-Sh*t Movies You Need To See!

Have you been listening to the Pure Cinema Podcast yet? It’s co-hosted by Shock Waves‘ own Elric Kane, along with Brian Saur, creator and curator of the great movie-centric blog, Rupert Pupkin Speaks. And their deep movie knowledge and discussions stretch way beyond the horror genre and into all facets of film. This week’s 8th episode, […]

Films 

Aliens Are Coming In This Trailer For PHOENIX FORGOTTEN!

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty darned tired of the “found footage” sub-genre. Once in a blue moon, someone will come up with a clever way of re-utilizing it as a storytelling tool, but those examples are few and far between. Might this one be an example of a good, scary found […]

Real Life Scares TV 

The Spooky UFO Cases of UNSOLVED MYSTERIES!

If anyone could make you a believer of UFOs and aliens, it’s Robert Stack and his ominous voiceover. UNSOLVED MYSTERIES depicted many cases of murder and missing people, and it also featured stories about mysterious events, strange phenomena, and unexplainable sightings. Many of those unexplainable sightings were of UFOs accompanied by bright lights flying in […]

Real Life Scares 

The Secret Nazi UFO Base Beneath Antarctica

A few months ago, the internet got itself all worked up over a rumored discovery buried deep within the ice of Antarctica. Conspiracy theories and rumors flew like mad paranoid spitballs all over the inter-webs as people went to town over this peculiar discovery. Today, we revisit this strange tale of the Nazi UFO base under the […]

Films 

Why Are Guns So Seldom Used in Horror Movies?

Have you ever noticed that killers in horror movies almost never use guns? They wield knives, machetes, axes, spears, harpoons, pitchforks, chainsaws, meathooks, finger-blades, chains, ropes, tree branches, human bones, sledgehammers, scythes, drills, scissors, cleavers, forks, corkscrews, nails, glass shards, skewers, razor wire, wood chippers, claws, teeth, talons, beaks, proboscises, acid, electrical wires, workout equipment, […]

Films 

Ranking the ALIEN Franchise: Worst to First

Ranking the ALIEN franchise is tough, and it isn’t tough due to mediocrity or an uneven nature to the franchise, it’s tough because every single film in the series has – at the very least – been good. That’s a rarity in this genre. But ALIEN has managed to make it happen, and that makes […]

Films 

Surprise! New ALIEN: COVENANT Trailer Has Arrived!

Wow! Ready for your second full look at Ridley Scott’s upcoming PROMETHEUS sequel aka ALIEN prequel? Hot on the heels of the first teaser, plus the fun “meet the crew” video from last week, we’ve now got the 2nd full length trailer, along with a new theatrical one-sheet poster. Have a look below! Ridley Scott […]

Films 

Mondo Unleashes ALIENS Ceramic Tiki Mugs!

The fine fiends at Mondo sure do know how to appeal to the horror/sci-fi fan in all of us! Now up for pre-orders are tiki mugs inspired by James Cameron’s classic sequel ALIENS! As the product descriptions states: Ceramic mugs inspired by both Tiki culture and the James Cameron classic, the ALIENS tiki mug is hand-glazed, holds 16 fluid ounces, […]