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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! We’re Playing Music Themes From Summer Horrors!

Are you ready for the summer? Your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo are! And for this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, the duo are playing their favorite music themes from “summer” themed horror movies. From the disco grooves of FRIDAY THE 13TH, to the sweet sounds of “Angela’s Theme” in Camp Arawak, to the […]

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He Is Legend: The Legacy of Genre Icon Richard Matheson

There are certain names within the world of classic horror that embody the genre and its essence: Stephen King, John Carpenter,Vincent Price… and of course, author and screenwriter Richard Matheson. Though he passed away in 2013, Matheson’s indelible influence on the genre continues to endure.   Stephen King, Anne Rice, Brian Lumley, Harlan Ellison, Neil […]

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Have You Ever Heard Dickie Goodman’s MR. JAWS?

It’s amazing to me how much Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece JAWS has remained an indelible part of pop culture, even some 40 plus years after its original release! A few weeks back, we posted a story about a “Bath Bomb” called JAWSOME, which when dropped into a hot bath will turn your water ocean blue before […]

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This JAWS “Bath Bomb” Will Turn Your Water Blue, Then Blood Red!

Here in Los Angeles, we’re fortunate enough to have a slew of horror-related shops all within the Valley. If you’re ever visiting town, be sure to walk up and down Magnolia Blvd in Burbank and you’ll stumble onto all sorts of spooky goodies. Case in point, I popped into Dark Delicacies last week, and wrote […]

Celebrate Independence Day With A New Mini-Episode Of SHOCK WAVES!

Surprise! Despite being on a brief hiatus from full length episodes of the Shock Waves podcast, myself (Rob Galluzzo), Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek managed to get together and record a special mini-episode of Shock Waves in honor of the July 4th holiday. We chat a bit about THE PURGE franchise, “slasher” gem SLAUGHTER HIGH, […]

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Watch the World’s Most Epic Dad Turn His Four-Year-Old Into an Action Movie Star

This has been a pretty rough week for all of us, so I thought maybe I could do my small part to help by ushering a little awesomeness into your weekend. As kids, we’ve always imagined ourselves as our favorite movie, TV and comic book heroes when we’re playing with our toys (and by “toys” […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Writer Joseph Maddrey

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

Five of the Most Valuable Horror Toys Ever Released

We talk a lot about horror toys here on Blumhouse, often shining the spotlight on the coolest releases from the past and the most exciting offerings headed our way in the near future. One thing we’ve come to realize is that what any given toy is worth really has nothing to do with how much […]

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Close the Beaches! JAWS-Sized Shark Sighted Near Australian Shores

“It’s a twenty-footer,” says awestruck oceanographer Matt Hooper, when the elusive Great White finally reveals itself in one of the most memorable moments from JAWS. “Twenty-five,” counters crusty shark hunter Quint. “Three tons of him.” Of course, it’s only a movie, and a shark with those monstrous measurements couldn’t possibly exist in nature… oh, wait. […]

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The REAL Story Behind JAWS: The Shark Attacks of 1916

In the summer of 1916, the United States was experiencing a severe heat wave. This, along with a growing polio epidemic, sent many Americans to seek refuge at seaside resorts. On July 1st, 1916, the Jersey Shore was experiencing a huge influx of tourists. However, there was another visitor just off their coastline that they […]