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Films 

Wilmywood: How FIRESTARTER Sparked DAWSON’S CREEK

As a proud North Carolinian, I can say that my home state has it all: Mountains, beaches, a perfectly-measured dosage of metropolitan culture, small-town bucolic charm, and a pretty impressive dossier of film locations. However, back in the early 1980s, all of these except the last one rang true — I can’t say absolutely nothing […]

Films 

The One Thing Missing From Every HALLOWEEN Movie Except The Original

Yet another Halloween season has come on gone, and like most of you out there probably did, it was the perfect time to revisit and celebrate John Carpenter’s 1978 masterpiece – a film that has been ubiquitously linked to October 31st, especially for all of us lifelong horror fans. The beauty of the original HALLOWEEN […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

CREEPYPASTA: Tricksters Get a Horrific Treat on “A Halloween to Remember”

Halloween is almost here, boys and girls, and we’re still finding plenty of Samhain stories in our virtual goodie bag… all the better to keep you stuffed with sweet, sweet nightmares. Our latest find comes from a man named David, writing under the handle Sloshedtrain. As a part-time board admin at the Creepypasta Wiki, David […]

Real Life Scares 

The True Story of “The Town That Banned Halloween”

If you’re familiar with the later sequels in the HALLOWEEN franchise, and I’m sure you are, you know there’s a point where Haddonfield completely bans the holiday. While Oil City, PA may not have experienced a rampant serial killer, they did endure something equally awful: On October 27th, 1992, 11-year-old Shauna Howe went missing two blocks […]

Scary Fun 

To Hell with Pre-Fab Halloween Costumes — Make Your Own, Dammit!

The venerable B.J. Colangelo, a regular contributor here at Blumhouse.com, recently authored a salient essay about the sorry state of Halloween costumes that are currently made available for women. In short, her argument was that men are allowed a great variety of Halloween costumes — from creepy to silly to strong to sexy — and […]

Films Scary Fun 

Special Report! We Went To Knott’s Scary Farm 2016 & Lived To Tell The Tale!

After getting a sneak peek mid-day last week at what Knott’s Scary Farm was planning for this Halloween season, I was anxious to walk through those doors on Thursday, September 22nd, opening night! As the sun went down and the fog rolled in, it was definitely time for some scares as myself and Blumhouse.com social […]

Scary Fun 

Sneak Peek Behind-The-Scenes At Knott’s Scary Farm!

There’s something surreal about seeing the ghosts, ghouls and gargoyles of Knott’s Scary Farm in the daytime. I shouldn’t be too surprised considering it’s not quite the Halloween season just yet. The big kick off will actually be this Thursday, September 22nd. But in anticipation of opening night, Knott’s own entertainment design specialist Jonathan Cooke […]

Films Music 

The 11 Best Fake Horror Movie Rock Bands

Horror has been intrinsically linked to rock ’n’ roll ever since rock ’n’ roll was a baby. It took a few decades for the two artistic expressions to find a harmony, often in powerful metal songs espousing the darkest corners of the human experience and inhuman imagination, but once it did the idea took hold. […]

Films Music Scary Fun 

5 Badass Heavy Metal Hair Band Horror Films

The 1970’s flamboyance of The New York Dolls and Alice Cooper along with the hammer guitar mastery of Eddie Van Halen paved the way for Aqua Net bands like Motley Crue and Hanoi Rocks (yes, I know the irony of putting those two bands in the same sentence). These ultra-coifed purveyors of metal dominated the […]

Films Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

We Hit Up Knott’s Scary Farm For Halloween Season 2015!

We’re already half way through the Halloween season and things are in full swing! For those of you in the Los Angeles area, you no doubt have a check list of all of the haunts and attractions this fair city has to offer! Undoubtedly, one of those mandatory stops will be Knott’s Scary Farm in […]