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HBO Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN Investigates the Web’s Scariest Legend

If you’ve been keeping up with our regular creepypasta coverage, you’re probably quite familiar with the most recognizable, most notorious creepypasta character of all time: that faceless figure from your nightmares commonly known as The Slender Man. We first mentioned Slender in an in-depth creepypasta feature on our site’s official launch last October, and while […]

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The Grisly Unsolved Case of the Camp Scott “Girl Scout Massacre”

June 13th, 1977 was the opening day of Camp Scott, a Girl Scout camp in Locust Grove, Oklahoma which was starting its 49th season. It would also be its last… as the next morning, a camp counselor found three young campers brutally murdered in their tent. Nearly 40 years later, one of the most heinous […]

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The Beast of Jersey: This Real-Life Monster is the Stuff of Nightmares

This is the mask of unbridled terror — the heinous masquerade of the depraved individual known as “The Beast of Jersey,” who perpetrated a decade-long reign of loathsome terror upon unsuspecting innocents. Clad in a woman’s black wig atop a chillingly disfigured rubber mask — an inhuman visage that would give even Leatherface nightmares — […]

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Shocking True Murders That Inspired Horror Movies!

Horror movies have created some of the most notorious (and beloved) boogeymen over the years, with each standing out to viewers for their unique M.O.’s and choice of weapons. While horror movie bad guys can be terrifying enough to haunt you in your dreams, it’s the real-life boogeymen who should be keeping you up at […]

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The Five Creepiest Real-Life Vampire Murderers of All Time

Crawling from the cobwebbed crypts of fiction, each and every one of these real-life killers claimed they were vampires. Were they legit bloodsuckers, or just plain bonkers? Decide for yourself when you meet the literally blood-thirstiest killers ever to bare their fangs! Peter Kurten, a.k.a. “The Vampire of Dusseldorf” Kurten’s reign of terror began in […]


5 Soul-Crushing Korean Films You Have To See!

Last week, we looked at 6 Korean film recommendations and it seems that all of you, our devoted readers really responded strongly to that piece. If you enjoyed any or all of our 6 previous recommendations, then I’d like to make 5 more suggestions. These will require a little bit of work to track down, either […]



Can you believe that there’s actually a sequel to John McNaughton’s cult masterpiece HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER? I mean, I vaguely remember it from the peak of the VHS boom when direct-to-video sequels to horror hits were a very common and lucrative thing. But up until this last week, I completely forgot about […]

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Deadlier Than the Male: The Five Most Notorious Female Serial Killers

While Jack the Ripper, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and Ed Gein are best known for their murderous proclivities, this quintet of deadly female serial killers also made their mark in the annals of homicidal lore. Elizabeth Bathory, aka “The Countess of Blood” Bathory tops our list of nasty nobles as one of the deadliest slay queens […]

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The Shocking True Crime Case That Derailed FRIGHT NIGHT 3!

Tom Holland’s 1985 vampire flick FRIGHT NIGHT is a bonafide horror classic. Almost every genre fan remembers that poster or VHS box art from childhood. They’ve most certainly quoted the film’s many memorable catch phrases or worn a T-shirt that read “You’re so cool, Brewster!” Or “Welcome to FRIGHT NIGHT… for real.” And while it […]


We Talk LAST SHIFT With Director Anthony DiBlasi!

One of the strongest and most interesting voices making horror films these days has to be filmmaker Anthony DiBlasi. After helping to produce Clive Barker’s MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN, and then writing and directing the next Barker adaptation of DREAD, he’s consistently continued putting out solid genre fare like CASSADAGA and MISSIONARY. His latest, LAST SHIFT […]

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The Strange History Of This John Wayne Gacy Painting

The Hyaena Gallery has been stationed right on Olive Avenue in Burbank for the last 9 years, providing the otherwise sunny side of town with “dark art.” While the gallery rotates their inventory and displays from a roster of amazingly talented artists on a regular basis, one of the first things I noticed when I […]



Everyone knows some one that’s completely fascinated by “true crime” cases, if its not you yourself that’s guilty of this! Me? I only have a passing interest in real life cases stemming from my own morbid curiosity, but I do have friends that still obsess over the Charles Manson story. So when I watched this […]