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Will Smith Has a Date with Sophia the Robot… and it Doesn’t Go Well [VIDEO]

Will Smith has shared the screen with all manner of robots, aliens, zombies and other beings… and his characters tend to deal with them by shooting them, punching them or blowing them up (usually followed by a clever catchphrase). But Will Smith the actor has never really tried an alternate strategy — like, for example, […]

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Die Laughing: The Nightmarish Humor of ADULT SWIM’s “Informercials”

The comedy and horror genres often cross over, though in theory they target completely different demographics… so why is this so commonplace? Maybe it’s the way they both explore the extreme and absurd, even if their approaches vary; that’s why works that can successfully embody both categories are so impactful — laughing and screaming come […]

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Celebrating the Hilarious Horrors of MONTY PYTHON!

Genre cross-pollination has always been a concept that — unintentionally or not — can push audiences into directions they might not otherwise go. For horror fans, Monty Python was always a source of humor that traversed the boundaries of acceptability on both TV and at the movies… and consequently, the British troupe’s output helped its […]

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After School Satan: The Devil Is (Not Really) Coming for Your Children!

The only after school program I had as a kid was breaking bottles down by the crick… but 2017’s kids have a range of edifying après-elementary school choices, from Drama Club to Mathletes to Bible societies. Now, thanks to The Satanic Temple, school kids can attend After School Satan club too. METAL! Since they launched […]

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You’d Better Watch Out, or Santa and Krampus Will Make You Their CHRISTMAS B***H!

At this point, not only have horror fans totally embraced the infamous Germanic holiday demon known as Krampus [thanks in part to eye-opening articles like these, thank you very much], but popular culture has also managed to catch up with the Krampus Kraze… but in the process, the monstrous hell-spawned punisher of naughty children might […]

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The Strange Ongoing Saga of “Bat Boy” and the WEEKLY WORLD NEWS

For the lovers of the bizarre and the kooky, one couldn’t do much better than The Weekly World News. For those unfortunate enough not to have heard of it, The Weekly World News was the venerable print institution that reliably graced supermarket tabloid shelves starting in 1979, and which remained in print until 2007. It […]

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‘80s Synth Artists Battle a Comet in ADULT SWIM’s Totally Deranged LIVE AT THE NECROPOLIS

There’s probably nothing I can say to make sense of the following clip, other than it’s the latest masterpiece of WTF from the twisted minds behind Adult Swim’s nightmare-inducing “infomercial” content — which has previously included the viral explosions TOO MANY COOKS, UNEDITED FOOTAGE OF A BEAR, and THIS HOUSE HAS PEOPLE IN IT. If […]

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Red Hot Horror: Even MORE Freaky Horror-Porn Crossovers!

The history of horror is full of sex, and the history of sex is full of horror. And while that second part is usually a tragedy, sometimes it’s a lot of fun, especially where porn parodies are involved. Today, Blumhouse presents its third installment of our favorite horror porn crossovers (you can check out the […]

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THE CHICKENING: This Psychotic Poultry-Themed SHINING Remix Will Break Your Brain Forever

The clip you’re about to witness is without a doubt the most bug-shit insane five minutes of video you’ll see all week… no, scratch that. All year. ALL YEAR. THE CHICKENING, a short film by Canadian directing team “Smearballs” — a.k.a. Nick DenBoer and Davy Force — recently annihilated audiences at both TIFF and the […]

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THE SIMPSONS Meets YOU’RE NEXT in the Bloodiest Claymation Short Ever!

The classic “couch intro” from THE SIMPSONS has been tackled by many guest directors over the years, and different takes on the familiar material have included some controversial entries… but none of them comes even remotely close to the blood-spraying, limb-tearing, skull-shattering shocks created by stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle for his… uh, unique contribution to […]

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Macaulay Culkin Hasn’t Forgotten HOME ALONE… and Someone’s Gonna Pay in Blood

If you consider HOME ALONE a yuletide viewing tradition at your house, then this 5-minute “sequel” will definitely create some new holiday memories for you… because you’ll never forget what you’re about to see. Macaulay Culkin himself plays the adult version of little Kevin McCallister in the premiere episode of :DRYVRS, a new web series […]

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This Couple Made the Scariest Baby Announcement EVER

Most parents are a little scared when they have a baby… the Holts are terrified. Okay, so I totally stole that line from the spooky teaser for the 1974 movie IT’S ALIVE. But that might very well have been the inspiration for this brilliant mock trailer created by self-professed “horror movie nuts” Judy & Gavin […]