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Music 

R.I.P. Motörhead Frontman Lemmy Kilmister, 1945-2015

We’re deeply saddened to report that Ian Fraser Kilmister — better known to generations of music fans as Lemmy, celebrated founder and frontman of legendary UK metal band Motörhead, has passed away at the age of 70. The news was first confirmed by music historian and talk-show host Eddie Trunk — a long-time friend of the artist […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Shocking History of the POLTERGEIST Curse

The POLTERGEIST curse began with skeletons. Lots of them. The Spielberg-produced horror flick spawned two sequels, a reboot, and countless bad dreams, but according to some, the use of dozens of real human skeletons as props in the movie bred a deadly curse that continues to this day. Lots of movies, particularly horror flicks, are said […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

The Jinx of THE OMEN: Did Satan Curse This Horror Classic?

When there’s money to be made, no one in Hollywood can take a hint, even a Satanic one. According to many in Hollywood, The Dark Lord hurled countless plagues and curses at horror filmmakers back in the ’60s and ’70s, but he seems to have saved his best work for 1976’s THE OMEN. His Dark […]

ATUK: The “Cursed” Screenplay That Killed John Belushi, Chris Farley, and More

The most haunted movie in history isn’t a horror flick. It’s not THE OMEN, THE MUMMY, or MAID IN MANHATTAN. The most haunted movie in film history is ATUK, an unproduced middlebrow comedy that has been kicking around Hollywood development hell since 1971. Based on the novel The Incomparable Atuk, Tod Carroll’s screenplay tells the […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Save my Ink: This Company Preserves Your Tattoo After You Die!

People spend thousands of dollars and hours on their tattoos, something that is finite. Once you die, that’s it: that art is burned or buried with your loved one. Tattoo artist Charles Hamm didn’t like that option, so he created a new option: “Save My Ink.” Photos courtesy of www.savemyink.tattoo/ Save My Ink is a service […]

Music Scary Fun 

The 13 Scariest Heavy Metal Album Covers [NSFW]

Since the dawn of rock and roll, there have been detractors who heard the devil in the music. Years later the offshoot “heavy metal” began to take shape and officially embraced the idea of horror in popular music, featuring disturbing lyrics, confrontational themes and Grand Guignol album covers that many well-intentioned parents wouldn’t even allow […]