The 13th Floor

News 

How Dante’s INFERNO Shaped the Modern Image of Hell

A recent article encountered in the Washington Post, studying adult reading habits from 1982 to 2015, found that there has been a steady decline of literative reading in the United States. That’s not to say that people aren’t reading, but it does say that American adults, when looking for a book to read, are less […]

Films 

The Devil’s Member: The Naughty Novelization of WARLOCK

It’s no longer cutting edge to remind you, dear readers, that Steve Miner’s 1989 horror film WARLOCK is an underrated classic. WARLOCK is mentioned so often by horror fans that it should just be considered a well-known horror tentpole by now; just like THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM, or the notion of “DIE HARD-as-a-Christmas-movie,” […]

News 

Discover Why Terrified Locals Call This “The Devil’s Tree”

This massive and stately oak tree, towering in isolation over a field in Somerset County, New Jersey, is spooky enough just to look at in the fading light… but if you know its bloody history, as well as the legends which have surrounded it, the twisting, skeletal limbs of “The Devil’s Tree” take on a […]

News 

Hail Satan! Celebrities Who Joined the Church of Satan

When Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey published THE SATANIC BIBLE in 1969, he not only caused an uproar in the Christian community, he attracted the attention of individuals looking for a new direction that veered away from the stodginess and strict dogma of Christianity. Although the church’s beliefs are vast and broad, its core […]

News 

Five People Who Sold Their Souls To The Devil (Allegedly)

Maybe it’s a leftover of my Catholic childhood, but there’s little I find scarier than the idea of a pact with the devil. Logically, I don’t know why the Source of All Evil would respect a contractual obligation in the first place, but I still don’t even joke about selling my soul to the devil… […]

News 

The “Ghost Possession” Crisis Continues to Sweep Malaysia!

In the Southern Asian region of Malaysia, several schools were reportedly afflicted by what officials call an outbreak of “mass hysteria,” as students claim to have been possessed by vampiric ghosts. Not only have the Malaysian students seen the evil spirits, but have been physically assaulted… and in a desperate attempt to cleanse the schools […]

Films 

Check Out These Awesome Mail Order Monster Masks Of Yesteryear!

I don’t know about you fiends out there, but every once in a while, I like to break out the old magazine boxes that house my old FANGORIA, Starlog, Comic Scene magazines and stroll down memory lane. Nowadays, you can pretty much find anything you need on the Internet, whether it be news, articles covering […]

News 

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 […]