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Happy 10th Anniversary To The Sleazy, Mean-Spirited “Slasher” Cult Classic BLACK XMAS!

Ah yes, my fine fiends. It’s that time of year again. It’s Christmas season, which means we all have to break out as many holiday themed horror movies as possible and watch them until the bitter end of this blasted year! Inevitably, there comes the point in the month where you have to revisit Bob […]

Real Life Scares 

5 Brutal And Shocking Christmas Murders

While shoppers scurry around for last minute gifts, families prepare for stressful travels, and Santa double checks the naughty list, someone will probably be planning a murder. Murders happen every day, but when they happen on Christmas it seems so much worse. Christmas represents family, celebration and life. But, sometimes those things don’t matter to […]

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SHOCK WAVES Episode 32: A SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT Family Reunion Christmas Special!

Horror fans, it’s a Christmas miracle! This time of year, we tend to pull out holiday specific horror films to marathon and get us in the mood for Christmas. On the top of most of our queues would be SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT, Parts 1 and 2! For this special holiday episode of Shock Waves, […]

Real Life Scares 

3 Horrible Holiday Monsters From Around The World

It’s that time of year again when listening to the radio becomes impossible and making cookies becomes a competition among the closest family members. So instead of thinking about gifts and how to avoid your awkward cousins, let’s look at some more holiday ghouls that aren’t Krampus. Mari Lwyd What says Christmas like a zombie […]

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8 Terrifying, True Christmas Murders

The yuletide season is supposed to be one filled with peace on earth, good will towards men, and a celebration of joy. With empty pockets trying to pay for expected commercialized happiness, exhaustion from the rest of the year weighing heavy, and depressing weather surrounding the season; for many people, Christmas is the worst time […]

Films 

8 Unlikely Christmas Movies To Watch!

Well, it’s that time of year again. And I don’t know what it is, but as horror fans, it seems to be in our DNA that when any given holiday arrives, we must consume and only watch horror that takes place on said holiday! So, it’s time to break out the Christmas themed horrors yet […]

Films 

Not So Silent Night: Five Horror Movies for Christmas

Halloween has come and gone, and we Americans have eaten our Thanksgiving turkeys as the fall leaves turn into winter snow. As the days get shorter and the nights longer, as we perspire near the fire and drink hot cocoa, as we build snowmen and decorate trees, we, all of us, think the same thought… […]

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Gift Guide: COFFEE CUP MASSACRE Mugs Are Here To Wow and Offend!

If there’s 2 things I love on this God forsaken mud-ball called Earth, it’s horror movies and coffee! So, the prospect of combining both, and just in time for the holiday season, seems like a match made in err… hell? That’s exactly what artist Kevin Klemm did when he launched his new line of collectible […]

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Real Life Scares 

The Horrific Crimes of Bruce Pardo, “The Santa Claus Killer”

It’s like something straight out of the SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT franchise… only it’s real. In Covina, CA, in 2008, at 11:30 pm on Christmas Eve, a man named Bruce Pardo arrived at the home of his ex-in-laws dressed as Santa Claus. Under one arm, he held a large, giftwrapped package; in the other hand, […]

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MR. ELF: A Creepypasta Christmas Story

This horrifying holiday tale was first posted to the infamous Reddit community NoSleep — home of the world’s most chilling creepypastas — by user manen_lyset, who recounted the arrival of an unexpected nocturnal Christmas visitor. The previous year, at a post-Christmas clearance sale, the author found an interesting gadget: a tree ornament containing a miniature […]

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Remember When The CRYPTKEEPER Made A Christmas Album?

“Deck The Hall With Parts Of Charlie, fa la la la la, la la la la….” Oh sorry. Just getting in the holiday spirit the way I do every year. By listening to “Have Yourself A Scary Little Christmas,” the perfectly punned holiday tribute album from TALES FROM THE CRYPT‘s the Cryptkeeper! Back in 1994, […]

Films 

One’s A Classic, One’s Sleazy Fun! This Week’s Double Take Is BLACK CHRISTMAS!

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double bill, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]

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HO-HO-HORROR: The 11 Essential Christmas Horror Movies

Christmas is a time for giving, for good cheer, and for bonding with your family. It is also a time for murder, if the horror community has anything to say about it. Yes, nestled within the canon of Christmas movie classics like IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is a whole subgenre […]