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The Chainsaw was Invented to Help in Childbirth. Seriously.

In my role here at Blumhouse.com, I do an insane amount of research, often spending multiple hours each day studying horror films, weird history, and morbid curiosities.  A few weeks back, I was researching the origins of the chainsaw while working on a piece about early slasher films. I became curious as to when the […]

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VIDEO: The Twisted Tale of American Cannibal Alfred Packer

Join us below to hear the true tale of Alfred Packer, American cannibal and the inspiration for many future horror films including RAVENOUS and CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL.

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE- The Real Story Behind the Blood Moon

This season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY has put a lot of focus on a real event known as the Blood Moon, when, according to the show, ghosts are able to walk the earth and take on human form again. So what is the Blood Moon and what kind of crazy shit goes down during an […]

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These Mysterious Unsolved Clues Lead to Virginia’s Lost Treasure of $63 Million

Got some vacation time coming up? Good at solving mysteries? Looking to quit your day job and take up treasure hunting? Then you need to sit down and spend a little quality time with the Beale Ciphers, three cyphertexts over a century old that are said to lead to $63 million in treasure. Let’s start […]