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Horror Wins Big! The Ten Scariest Video Games of E3 2016

2016’s Electronic Entertainment Expo ended last week, and while every possible kind of video game was represented, horror was the big winner. Below is a list of ten horror games that really impressed us.  OUTLAST 2 Horror fans that played Red Barrels’ surprise hit OUTLAST were nearly universal in their praise for the claustrophobic, stripped […]

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Five Things to Note About THE WALKING DEAD, Episode 611: “Knots Untie”

In last night’s episode, Jesus convinces Rick and his crew to come visit his community, the Hilltop. The Hilltop’s smarmy leader, Gregory, meets with Maggie but they can’t come to terms on a trade deal. Several Hilltoppers come back from a failed meeting with the Saviors group, with a violent message from the Savior’s leader, […]

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SPAWN, PREDATOR and HELLRAISER Return! This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Horror fans have more experience than most with the concept of resurrection. It seems to happen all of the danged time in our stories so most of us have been mentally preparing our whole lives to fend off those undead bastards when they get here. But sometimes we actually want the dead to come back, don’t […]

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Five Curious Things About X-FILES: Episode 3 — “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”

For those who have been a little “meh” about THE X-FILES’ return, this episode should restore your faith. It is loaded with humor, weirdness, and geeky guest stars (Rhys Darby). Plus there are a lot of in-jokes for long time X-philes. Mulder is starting to lose his belief in monsters, but luckily a new case […]

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5 Important Things About the New X-FILES: Episode 2 — “Founders Mutation”

I was once an obsessive X-FILES fan. The mythology got a little too dense for my teenage brain and I lost interest altogether when David Duchovny left the show. This new miniseries/Season 10 has sparked that obsessive bit in my brain. With that, let’s dissect a few key points about the second episode… [Attention: Spoilers aplenty] […]

Looking Back at Horror Fiction in 2015: A Year of Highs and Lows

In the world of publishing and horror, 2015 was a year of as many highs as lows. This column is not a long one, so I’ll hit the highlights (and lowlights), then count on you to do further research on anything that may intrigue you. In a ray of light around the world, sales of print books […]

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Five Curious Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 511 — “Battle Royale”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! Iris and Donovan No one wants to see Matt Bomer die, but die he did. Things got weird, though, when Liz delivers […]

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Netflix Shows, Rob Zombie’s Woes and… a Glowing Ninja Shark? This Week’s Horror News Rundown

It may be hard to believe, what with all the killer Santas running around Blumhouse.com lately, but even horror lovers sometimes take Christmas off. And so do their publicists, apparently, because the week preceding December 25, 2015 has been a barren wasteland, devoid of major horror news. But don’t worry, we scoured the internet like […]

I Survived a TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE Season 3 Marathon!

By now, you’ve been aware of the excitement — and that nagging sense of impending doom — surrounding the terrifying return of TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, the old-time horror/suspense radio show created by genre heroes Larry Fessenden (HABIT) & Glenn McQuaid (I SELL THE DEAD). But that’s nothing compared to the thrill I received […]

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5 Things about AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 505 — “Room Service”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Those Damned Hipsters I both loved and hated these dreadful drains on society. I loved them because they are just so […]

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A Brief History of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION. We’re down to the final hours before the long-awaited premiere of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION – the fifth and possibly final chapter in the cinematic saga, which began eight years ago with Oren Peli’s micro-budgeted independent […]