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Real Life Scares 

When Pennywise Was Real: The Phantom Clown Scare of 1981

When we look back, 1981 was certainly a banner year for horror. Aside from some of the best horror movies of all time coming out, including AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and EVIL DEAD, we had the nightmare inducing melting heads in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and the true arrival of Jason Voorhees in FRIDAY THE […]

Films 

#RESPECT – Why Uncle Red From SILVER BULLET Is A National Treasure

This past weekend, Los Angeles residents were treated to an all day horror movie marathon over at Creature Features in Burbank courtesy of filmmaker Mike Williamson and his monthly event Secret Sixteen. The third feature in the queue was one of my personal favorites SILVER BULLET, the 1985 werewolf cult classic based on the Stephen […]

Scary Fun 

THE SHINING Hotel May Soon Become the World’s Largest Horror Museum

The historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, beloved by horror fans as the inspiration for Stephen King’s landmark novel THE SHINING (and recently featured in our list of The World’s Most Haunted Hotels), already attracts legions of King readers and ghost-seeking tourists every year… but if things come together as planned, the century-old landmark […]

Films 

CHRISTINE Pulled Up Into Burbank This Past Weekend

This past weekend in Burbank, CA, good ol’ CHRISTINE pulled straight out of the Stephen King novel / John Carpenter movie and parked herself right in front of Dark Delicacies! The occasion? Why a celebration for the newly release CHRISTINE Blu-Ray. Up until this month, the only way to obtain a copy of the flick […]

Films 

Killer POV Pick Of The Week – PET SEMATARY

It’d been a really long time since I’d revisited Mary Lambert’s 1989 adaptation of the Stephen King novel PET SEMATARY, which King himself adapted! But this week, I upgraded to the Blu-Ray edition and popped that sucker on a night before we recorded this week’s episode of Killer POV. And while I’m not as terrified […]

Films 

18 WHEELS OF HORROR Is Ready To Run You Over!

Show of hands, who else loves MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE… Really? OK, how ’bout CHRISTINE? That’s more like it! Well, for those of you that are on the hunt for a little automotive antagonism, the new anthology book 18 WHEELS OF HORROR is for you! As described in the official press release, 18 WHEELS OF HORROR “contains […]

Scary Fun 

Face Your Fears With This Scary Clown Art!

Back in August of 2015, the Hyaena Gallery in Burbank hosted a tribute art exhibit to a topic they’d never tackled just yet. Clowns! While a large portion of the population suffers from a fear of clowns, or Coulrophobia, the gallery’s regular group of contributing artists not only encouraged this specific show, but relished in […]

Films 

Check Out This Bizarre, Yet Perfect RADIOHEAD / THE SHINING Mashup!

Here’s one of the many reasons I love the Internet. You can randomly stumble upon the unimaginable. Case in point, this video below. For no rhyme or reason, this You Tube user took the RADIOHEAD track “Myxomatosis” from their 2003 album “Hail To The Thief” and perfectly edited it to clips from Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING. […]

Films TV 

Writing Tips From Stephen King (Colbert Edition)

Stephen King made an appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last week, where he showed off his National Medal of Arts from President Obama, referenced how it made him look like Flavor Flav and pointed out that all the critics who were hard on him at the beginning of his career are all dead […]

TV 

Stephen King’s THE MIST Drifting Over To TV

“There’s something in the mist!” It seems yet another one of Stephen King’s properties is making its way to TV. Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company’s Dimension Television is currently developing THE MIST into a TV series. Christian Torpe, the creator of the Danish series RITA is on board to script and the series has […]