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Films 

Slashback! Remembering Bill Paxton’s Short But Sweet ‘80s Slasher Career

We’re all still reeling over the untimely death of beloved actor-director and all-around cool guy Bill Paxton, whose impact on genre cinema will never be forgotten. His decades-spanning career began with early behind-the-scenes work on Roger Corman films like GALAXY OF TERROR and BIG BAD MAMA, and his first notable project as director was the […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Notorious “Unwanted Houseguest” Stars in Music Video “Ghost Me!”

Among the lore of scary memes, one of the all-time creepiest is a hand-drawn “self-portrait” of a sinister, smiling boogeyman whose face has been accompanied by hundreds of ominous captions — nearly all of which involve this mystery monster lurking somewhere in the reader’s home. This nightmarish reputation has earned the character the popular nickname […]

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Where Have All the Monsters Gone? An Appreciation of SEE NO EVIL’s Jacob Goodnight

Glenn Jacobs was made to play monsters. Standing seven feet tall and weighing well over 300 pounds, the professional wrestler has arms like tree trunks and a gnarled mug that relaxes into a pained grimace. Even before he debuted as the burn-scarred demon Kane — a character he’s now played in the WWE for nearly […]