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Scary Fun video games 

BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE: The Creepiest Newcomer to Horror Gaming

Have you played BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE yet? This first-person horror game plays on the weirdness of childhood (something it has in common with smash hit FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S). It’s set in an abandoned animation factory where wage-slave artists once created cartoons starring Bendy, a smiling but oddly malevolent creature. When you first […]

Films TV 

Five Classic Horror-Edged Episodes of the Anime Series CASE CLOSED

Playing out like some kind of odd fusion of Scooby-Doo, Agatha Christie, and Sherlock Holmes (with the occasional detour into slasher and giallo territory), the Japanese anime CASE CLOSED is an incredibly addictive show that more US-based horror fans should take the time to dig into. With 25 seasons under its belt, the continuing series […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

CREEPYPASTA: This Footage Allegedly Has the Power to Summon “ZALGO”

It’s hard to know where to begin when sorting out the twisted meme widely known among the creepypasta community as “Zalgo” — which seems to involve either an unseen supernatural force, a secret cabal, or perhaps even an evil demigod, the likes of which H.P. Lovecraft himself might have mused about. However, one thing Lovecraft […]

TV 

The Things I Do For Love!: A Look Back at COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG

A question I am often asked (especially by family) is “How did you get into horror?”. Looking back on my childhood, I was absolutely timid. Witchy Poo from H.R. PUFFENSTUFF gave me nightmares! But when I really look back on what gave me an interest in the horror genre, what I always end up drawing […]

Films TV 

The Grim Truth About THE ADDAMS FAMILY

After unleashing his ghoulish creation as a series of one panel gag cartoons in the pages of THE NEW YORKER magazine, artist Charles Addams paid a dear price for seeing his creations come to life on TV during the early 1960s. Born in 1912, young Addams had a peculiar proclivity for drawing and one of […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun TV 

This Boy’s Homemade “Spongebob Diary” Quickly Turns From Adorable to Horrifying

If there’s anything we’ve learned about children’s cartoons, it’s that they can be deeply disturbing if you think about them long enough. One such example is the beloved kids’ series SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, now in its fifteenth year on Nickelodeon. Just think about Spongebob’s world for a moment… he lives in a community called “Bikini Bottom,” which […]

Scary Fun TV 

Remembering the Many Strange Spin-Offs of TALES FROM THE CRYPT!

Let us all fondly remember the time when TALES FROM THE CRYPT dominated the horror landscape like a hedonistic pagan god. It sat on its mighty throne of pop culture skulls, feasting on mutton, providing for the gore-thirsty populace the most visible and accepted outlet for blood-soaked horror. For a few years in the early […]