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Real Life Scares 

The REAL LIFE Story of Four Portland Students Locked in a Haunted House

[Note: Some of this story comes from urban legend passed on over the years, but the bulk of it can be confirmed by historical record. The names of the four college students have been changed to respect their privacy.] Ghosts haunt history. That’s just how it works. You never hear stories of specters and ghouls […]

video games 

A Brief History of Groundbreaking Horror Video Games

Horror is a medium that permeates all forms of popular media. Luckily for us fans, that means we have a neverending supply of scares at the tips of our fingers — including novels, television shows, movies, comic books, haunted houses… and, of course, video games. With the recent release (and return to form) of RESIDENT […]

Scary Fun video games 

NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING — Download Horror’s Answer to POKEMON GO Now!

You should download NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING… if you have the stones for it. This playable teaser of developer Novum Analytics’ augmented reality game is available now for your mobile device, and I personally guarantee it will creep you the hell out. It works like this: You wait until dark, turn off all the lights, […]

Real Life Scares 

The Tension Experience: A Terrifying Account of the Psychological Horror Experience

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to have first hand testimony of the wild and creepy events that The Tension Experience is inflicting on the select participants. Industry editor, director, and horror buff Andrew Kasch tells us in his own words just how f’ed up and weird The Tension Experience has become for those involved! Andrew Kasch: When Blumhouse […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

5 Real Cases of Poltergeists in the USA

A poltergeist is a supernatural entity which causes physical disturbances. These can manifest as noises, temperature changes, or even the actual movement of objects. This is what distinguishes poltergeists from your standard haunting. The name itself comes from the German word “poltern”, which means to make a “sound” and the word “geist” which means “ghost”. […]

Scary Fun TV 

Remembering the Many Strange Spin-Offs of TALES FROM THE CRYPT!

Let us all fondly remember the time when TALES FROM THE CRYPT dominated the horror landscape like a hedonistic pagan god. It sat on its mighty throne of pop culture skulls, feasting on mutton, providing for the gore-thirsty populace the most visible and accepted outlet for blood-soaked horror. For a few years in the early […]

video games 

13 of the Greatest Horror Video Game Covers Ever

Horror video games, when made well, are some of the most immersive storytelling experiences you are ever likely to have. Which is why it’s sometimes frustrating that their covers are often tacky jumbles of nonsense, or blasé pictures of their protagonists doing absolutely nothing of interest. The fact is, a great horror video game cover […]

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The Wild, Frightening Events Behind The Tension Experience!

A few months back a cryptic press release was sent to many horror outlets announcing the upcoming “Tension Experience”. The release indicated that this was a kind of “haunted experience” which have grown wildly popular in big cities over the past several years, but it said very little else and gave no details of what the […]

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Checking out CreepLA, a New Disturbing Haunted Experience!

There’s a new-kid-on-the-block in the ever-expanding world of haunts. CreepLA has opened its doors to reveal their take on the dark abyss of this creepy sub-culture. Creep LA is not your ‘run of the mill’ haunt. There are no zombies with chainsaws, ghouls or demons to be seen at this event. The fear that the […]

Films Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Our TOP 5 WTF Moments from the Upcoming HAUNTERS Movie

Recently Blumhouse.com was lucky enough to get an advanced sneak peek at the highly anticipated HAUNTERS – The Movie. This foray into the ever-expanding haunted house subculture is the first documentary about the current phenomenon of how traditional haunted houses created for Halloween have escalated into ‘full-contact’ extreme horror attractions that blur the lines between […]

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Interview…Kind of: My Strange Exploration of ALONE, An Existential Immersive Horror Experience

Last year, I was lucky enough to participate in the ALONE experience. For those that don’t know about this unorthodox event, ALONE is more of an ‘existential’ horror happening, choosing to take guests on a journey where they face their fears and lose themselves in the process. Last year’s trip to ALONE saw me doing […]