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HEREDITARY Viewers at SXSW Wake Up to Scary Dolls at Their Doors

Ever since it first terrified audiences at Sundance, Ari Aster’s feature debut HEREDITARY has been one of the year’s most talked-about horror titles — and many advance viewers claim the movie has haunted their dreams long after the credits rolled. But for a dozen or so people who attended a midnight showing at South by […]

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The 10 Most Frightening Living Dead Dolls

Since 1998 doll-makers Ed Long and Damien Glonek have been manufacturing some of the most frightening dolls in existence. Distributed by Mezco Toyz since 2001, their lineup of horror-inspired dolls have been terrifying as well as enhancing the décor of many macabre homes. Here are the 10 most terrifying dolls from the amazing Living Dead Dolls […]

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These Horrifying Dolls PROBABLY Won’t Kill You in Your Sleep This Christmas

In the interest of your mental health, if you suffer from pediophobia — the fear of dolls, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association — I’d strongly suggest you stop reading this article immediately. All others, brave onward… ‘cuz I’m about to give you a serious case of the creeps. The bizarre but extremely popular […]

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R.I.P. Make-Up FX Legend John Vulich

We’re terribly saddened to hear of the sudden passing of special effects make-up artist John Vulich. Multiple friends and colleagues have confirmed the news via social media earlier this afternoon. He was 55 years old. Vulich started out in the movie business over 30 years ago, and worked on everything from THE LOST BOYS to […]

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Who Needs Sleep? Let’s Look At Video Of Haunted Dolls Caught On Tape!

YouTube is a magical place where you can stumble upon the weirdest stuff. For me, I often go down the music rabbit hole, researching old bands I like, finding music videos and then countless numbers of live performances clips from their careers. I’m also a guy that regularly writes about horror, so naturally, I’m always […]

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Who (or WHAT) is Behind Four Gruesome Murders in THE DOLL CEMETERY?

This deeply disturbing creepypasta is credited to a user known only as CMT, who posted their account of these horrific events in late 2013. No updates have come from that user since then, but their story has developed a reputation as one of the all-time scariest doll-related mysteries, with direct parallels to the infamous “Island […]

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Why Are These Creepy Baby Heads Appearing All Over Denver?

We’ve got spooky babies all over the news lately… earlier today, we shared viral nanny-cam footage of an allegedly “possessed” toddler climbing out of his crib, and now it seems there are tiny baby-faces peeking out at passers-by all over the city of Denver. As reported by Denver Fox affiliate KDVR, the tiny pink, purple […]

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This Airline Treats “Possessed” Dolls Like Living Passengers

Recently, Bangkok-based Thai Smile Airways has initiated a new policy that many people would find unnerving: the owners of Luk Thep, or “god dolls” — lifelike human effigies believed to contain actual children’s souls — are now allowed to purchase separate tickets for them, so they can be given the same treatment as living human […]

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London Commuters Stalked by Nightmare Doll Twins

If you thought the Grady Twins from THE SHINING were terrifying, imagine how Londoners felt recently when their morning commute was accompanied by the arrival of two young girls wearing Victorian-era dresses and porcelain doll-like masks. According to Western Daily Press, the 10-year-old girls were spotted at various locations around London, including busy streets and […]

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Dogtown Common — Where Abanbdoned Plush Toys Hide a Deadly Curse

Dogtown Common is a ghost town on a hilltop near Gloucester, Massachusetts with a long, sordid history that begins in 1693. Despite not being suited towards agriculture, its inland location afforded protection from pirates, and many of the well-off families made the area, then known simply as The Commons, their home. By about 1750, pirates […]

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Scared of Dolls? Check out Mexico’s Creepy, Real Life Island of Dolls!

Located in the canals of Xochimilco in Mexico is a tiny island that has been named Isla de las Munecas – the Island of Dolls. Its sad history and disturbing inhabitants have made it an unwitting tourist attraction. According to legend, the island’s sole permanent inhabitant, a hermit named Don Julian Santana Barrera, found a […]