The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Watch a Man Tease This Horrifying Giant Spider… Until it Attacks Him

There’s a fine line between fearlessness and just plain insanity, and I’m pretty sure the guy in this video just crossed it. His name is Adrian Kozakiewicz; he hails from Germany, and breeds a wide variety of exotic insects and arachnids… including this enormous monstrosity called Euphrynichus amanica, also known as the “whip spider” after […]

Real Life Scares 

Monster Arachnid Species “BEHEMOTH” Discovered in Oregon

The scientific name for this new-found arachnid would be perfect for either an extreme metal band or a demonic super-villain: Cryptomaster behemoth. Yeah, that information alone should be enough to send arachnophobes running for the nearest hermetically-sealed, sterile environment. Everyone else stick around, ‘cuz I’m just getting started here. According to CNN, the behemoth is […]

Toys 

Remembering The Electronic CLOVERFIELD Toy That Roared To Life In 2008

Heading into 2016, I think it’s safe to say that nobody expected they’d soon be buying a ticket for a movie with the word CLOVERFIELD in the title. Completely out of nowhere, J.J. Abrams and his company Bad Robot unleashed the trailer for 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE upon the world earlier this month and Abrams describes […]

Real Life Scares 

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. […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Remember When a 50-Foot Spider Invaded Liverpool?

On September 3, 2008, the largest spider ever seen by human eyes was first spotted by astounded onlookers on the side of Concourse House, an abandoned high-rise apartment tower in Liverpool, England. The public was informed that the creature was female, and looking for a place to lay her eggs — so a group of scientists […]

Films 

Amazon Primal: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON vs. ANACONDA

During the 1930s and ’40s, most of the more familiar movie monsters hailed from musty old Carpathian castles and fog-­shrouded European forests. So when Universal Studios ushered in the science fiction boom in the 1950s, the gothic soundstage sets were discarded for more exotic locales, such as steaming jungles, ominous deserts and subterranean temples. The name of […]

Films 

Reptile Dysfunction: Remembering THE ALLIGATOR PEOPLE and ALLIGATOR

In the 1960s, the American alligator was declared an endangered species because of the rampant poaching for their hides. Thanks to a governmental protection order, the alligator population made an astounding comeback, to the point that legal gator hunting was reinstated to keep the snappy critters from invading residential areas. A similar scenario played out in the […]

Scary Fun Toys 

Horror Movie Toy Cars Make For Unique Collectibles

Being a fan and a collector often go hand in hand, and us horror fans are completely spoiled when it comes to toys, action figures, and various other goodies depicting our favorite heroes and villains. Icons like Freddy, Jason, Michael Myers, Leatherface, and Ash have been immortalized in rubber and plastic countless times by various […]

Films 

The Beaches Are Closed! Remembering THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD

The movie opens with an attack on the sea, from a ferocious, unseen predator. The beaches are closed, much to the dismay of the local townsfolk. A parent is devastated to learn that their child is a victim of the creature. The body count rises as the intrepid heroes race to destroy the menace that […]

Films Scary Fun 

13 Terrifying Things That Could Be Behind You Right Now…

It is, quite possibly, the oldest scare in the book. You look over somebody’s shoulder and yell “LOOK BEHIND YOU!” like you’ve just seen the scariest thing you’ve ever seen in your life, and then they turn around and see there’s nothing there. And then you laugh and laugh and probably get punched. Horror movies, […]