The 13th Floor

Films 

In Defense of Tobe Hooper’s THE MANGLER

Director Tobe Hooper comes from a generation of genre filmmakers commonly referred to as the Masters of Horror. His name is often listed alongside his peers Wes Craven, John Carpenter, George Romero, Joe Dante, and John Landis as one of the most significant of all horror directors. The horror community will forever be in his […]

Real Life Scares 

REAL Corpse Found in California Funhouse: The Bizarre Life & Death of Elmer McCurdy

From 1902 to 1979, “The Pike” in Long Beach, California was a premiere location for family fun and excitement. Packed with rides and amusements, it entertained generations of Californians and tourists. One of the rides, a funhouse, featured skeletons, monsters and a gallows with one extremely realistic victim hanging from it. In life that corpse […]