The 13th Floor

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 […]

TV 

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 […]

Films 

Rob Zombie Teases September 1 Preview Screening of “31”

In the run-up to his controversial, partially crowd-funded (and nearly NC17-rated) retro splatter epic 31, Rob Zombie has dropped a little tease via his official Instagram this morning: apparently, “super fans” will be treated to an advance theatrical screening of the film on September 1, far ahead of its official October premiere… Zombie has been […]

video games 

We Got an Inside Look at Gameplay for FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

If you’re into horror video games, classic slasher classics, or just things that rule, I’m sure you’ve already seen the just-released gameplay video from FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME. If not, check it out below: Cool, right? But there’s only so much you can tell from a short video, so I caught up with FRIDAY […]

Films 

Superhero Reboots and Sisyphus: Keep Pushing that Boulder!

A brief primer: Sisyphus was a figure in Greek mythology who was, for his craftiness, punished by the gods by being forced to push an enormous boulder up a hill. When it reached the top, it would roll to the bottom, and he’d have to start again. Sisyphus is a symbol for futile work. This […]