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Watch Eli Roth’s Epic New TV Spot for Universal’s HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

It’s that time again, folks: Universal Studios is about to roll out a new cavalcade of wide-awake nightmares for this year’s HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS, plunging patrons into living, bleeding incarnations of their favorite horror flicks. But this year, the commercial hyping HHN’s 2017 edition features a veteran horror filmmaker behind the camera as well: the […]

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Watch the First Full Trailer for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT!

“What’s the thing that scares you the most?” After redefining the whole concept of “teasers” by mercilessly assaulting our eyes and ears with hallucinogenic, clown-filled clips, the creators of the tensely-awaited seventh season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY have finally unleashed the beast. The new official trailer, which now contains a wealth of footage from the […]

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Teaser Trailer For AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT – Season 7!

The gang behind the hit anthology horror series AMERICAN HORROR STORY have been pretty good at keeping the theme and titles of each season close to the vest. But it’s Comic Con weekend and everyone is rolling out the red carpet for the big reveals and we now know what the 7th season will focus […]

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The Shockingly Brutal Crimes of Axe-Murderer Clementine Barnabet

As the blow from an axe crushed another skull, South Louisiana’s unparalleled reign of terror continued… It was February 1911 in Crowley, Louisiana, a small town near the Texas border. The Byers family went to bed as usual. It was a typical night until an intruder broke in and brutally bludgeoned them all to death […]

The Unsettling Awesomeness of Katherine Dunn’s GEEK LOVE

Freak shows first began to come into the public eye as early as the 16th century, when people with unusual, deformed, or extreme body types would be displayed for royalty as objects of curiosity and medical intrigue. The tradition of the freak show continued to centuries, and they became a staple of traveling circuses, offering […]

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10 Shows You Have to Watch on TV in 2017

There are a few new horror titles tapped for a move to the small screen in 2017, and they’ve all got our curiosity working overtime. What happens when one of Dan Simmons finest novels haunts our homes? Can an enormously popular Stephen King story find a comfortable spot on television? What in the world are […]

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY Goes Political in Season 7: What Are the Possibilities?

If it’s one thing Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY has taught us it’s to always expect the unexpected… and nothing could have been more unexpected than Murphy’s recent announcement that the show’s seventh season would be covering a recent slice of terrifying history: the 2016 presidential election. Murphy later went on to […]

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY Shocker: Season 7 Theme Will Be the 2016 Election

Yes, you read that right… and come to think of it, I can’t imagine a more terrifying topic for the controversial TV series to tackle next. AHS Showrunner Ryan Murphy broke the startling news last night during his appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, revealing that the 2016 election cycle will indeed […]

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Talking AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE with Executive Producer Tim Minear

Tim Minear is a two time Emmy-nominated screenwriter/producer/director known for his amazing contributions to the Horror genre such as AMERICAN HORROR STORY and X-FILES, as well as other shows like FIREFLY, ANGEL and DRIVE. Minear has consistently re-defined horror content in regards to cable television programming. Blumhouse.com had the honor of catching up with him briefly to ask a bit […]

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VIDEO: The Real Stories that Inspired AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE

Did you know that Lady Gaga’s character is based on a supposedly real witch? Or that the killer nurses were inspired by real nurses that murdered their patients? The TV series AMERICAN HORROR STORY has always borrowed from actual history. The most recent season, ROANOKE, is no different, using historical events and actual mysteries to help shape […]

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The Pastel Nightmare of Melanie Martinez’s ‘CRY BABY’

Before she was old enough to vote, Martinez was a contestant on THE VOICE, and placed in the Top 6. Two of the studio versions of her songs cracked the Top 10 on iTunes, due in large part to her ability to modify popular songs into an ambient and somewhat uncomfortable sound. Martinez’s voice has […]

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Why ROANOKE is AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s Best Season Ever

The sixth season of Ryan Murphy’s & Brad Falchuk’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY is arguably their most ambitious installment yet. ROANOKE is a meta-multilayered approach to revisionist horror, with allusions to several cinematic properties that we’ve now become accustomed to over the years, including BLAIR WITCH, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, […]

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY, SUSPIRIA and HELLRAISER – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

We’re back! Did you miss us? The horror news isn’t going to rundown itself, you know, and after a week off (to get married, so I’m comfortable with my excuse) the horror stories have been propagating, giving birth to a heaving brood of exciting updates about popular television shows, classic films and upcoming franchise installments […]