The 13th Floor

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A Scrambled Signal Turns Terrifying on “The Channel”

The following entry, as in the case of most creepypasta posts, could not be traced to a specific author, and this particular account was a bit erratic and disoriented in its original form, so I’ve edited it for clarity. The origin of this story dates back to the days before digital television signals, so there may […]

Films 

Exclusive News and Gruesome Photos: a CALL SHEET for Murder!

Michael Walker, writer/director of the psychological horror films CHASING SLEEP and THE MAID’S ROOM, ventures into more extreme horror territory with CALL SHEET. The movie recently wrapped principal photography, and we’ve got exclusive info and a couple of grisly pics from the movie. A co-production of Pango Films and Backseat Conceptions, CALL SHEET is Walker’s […]

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Rural Explorer Enters a Long-Abandoned Farmhouse… and Finds Something Horrifying Inside

Urban Exploration (a.k.a. UrbEx, UrbX, or just “Creeping” in some circles) is definitely a thing — especially among photographers, extreme tourists and scare-seekers who take their nightmares straight up (with a twist of potential paranormal shenanigans) by digging through the rubble of abandoned locations. Urbex’s country cousin, Rural Exploration, hasn’t made quite enough press until […]

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The Doomed Swinger’s Paradise of Pennsylvania’s Penn Hills Resort

Movies and TV have told me about cheesy honeymoon resorts — with heart-shaped beds, mirrored ceilings, and Jacuzzis in the middle of the room. Maybe it was just pornos that I saw these hotels in. But apparently, they were real… and one of the most famous was the Penn Hills Resort. Located in the Pocono […]

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A Visit to NECROMANCE — Hollywood’s Macabre One-Stop Goth Shop!

If you were an aspiring Goth in Los Angeles in the early 1990s — as so many of us were — then you likely knew all of the best joints to grab your garb. Goths required, and still require, a very specific uniform, and finding proper Goth clothes has always been a bit of a […]

Real Life Scares 

Legions of Horrific Alien Creatures Found Near Undersea Volcanoes

We’re always simultaneously horrified and delighted to learn about the discovery of new monstrous creatures on this planet we share — and more often than not, the scariest of them seem to come from Australia (for example, this giant spider named “Brian”) or from the blackest depths of the world’s oceans (like… whatever the hell […]

Films 

The True Story Behind the Legendary “Lost Ending” of THE SHINING

Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING has one hell of an ending: maniac Jack Torrance’s frozen grimace, followed by the slow push-in on the antique photograph on the Overlook Hotel wall, is one of the most memorable one-two gut-punches in film history. But Kubrick’s original version of the film included another scene inserted between these two iconic […]

Films 

Exclusive: Check Out These Chilling New Stills from THE DARKNESS!

THE DARKNESS is quickly closing in on us… the new horror film from WOLF CREEK director Greg McLean is coming this spring, and in the run-up to that premiere we’ll be unveiling some creepy exclusives and other sinister surprises. To get you started, we present these new stills from the production, featuring stars Kevin Bacon, […]