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POV HORROR is the First Movie Channel Dedicated to Found Footage Films

If you enjoyed our series of list articles showcasing lesser-known but genuinely creepy found footage horror movies — or you’re just a dedicated fan of the subgenre itself — this is definitely something you’ll want to check out pronto. A joint venture between the creators of Found Footage Critic and Wicked Horror, the new on-demand […]

Scary Fun TV 

This Clip Replaces WONDER YEARS Narration with Horror Music… and It’s Hilariously Creepy

This awesome little experiment was first mixed by comedian Jon Friedman nearly a decade ago… and its source material, of course, is way older still. But for reasons no one can explain, it’s suddenly experienced a viral resurgence. I’m going to assume you have at least a passing familiarity with THE WONDER YEARS, an incredibly […]

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Watch the First Full Trailer for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT!

“What’s the thing that scares you the most?” After redefining the whole concept of “teasers” by mercilessly assaulting our eyes and ears with hallucinogenic, clown-filled clips, the creators of the tensely-awaited seventh season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY have finally unleashed the beast. The new official trailer, which now contains a wealth of footage from the […]

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Behold the Creepy Full Trailer & Poster Art for CHANNEL ZERO: NO-END HOUSE!

“This is not how reality works!” We’ve been teasing the second season of the creepypasta-themed SyFy series CHANNEL ZERO ever since we learned they would be tackling another terrifying viral legend – the tale of “No-End House” [check out our in-depth feature on the original creepypasta here]. While CHANNEL ZERO’s acclaimed debut season focused on […]

Scary Fun 

Read the Book! Remembering Time-Life’s MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN

“I never thought I would believe in it… until it happened to me.” If those words just triggered a slight chill in your bones — or perhaps just a brief flash of goofy nostalgia — you’re definitely not alone. The above quote was first directed to an unflinching camera in 1989 by Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore, […]

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The Five Most Brilliant Episodes From Season 3 of THE TWILIGHT ZONE

While the third season of Rod Serling’s magnum opus THE TWILIGHT ZONE feels just a tad uneven, the brightest moments shine so brightly they just about leave us forgetting about the amazing episodes from the other four seasons of this classic series. So prepare yourself to see some of the most recognizable episodes of the […]

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John Carpenter Signs on to Co-Produce TWO New Horror TV Series!

The Blumhouse team is already beyond thrilled to be involved in the return of genre legend John Carpenter to the HALLOWEEN film franchise, but today fans of the beloved filmmaker, author and musician have even more cause for celebration. It’s just been announced that Carpenter will also be returning to horror-themed television — for the first […]

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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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Rediscovering SOMETHING EVIL — Steven Spielberg’s “Lost” Film!

Long before Steven Spielberg found his groove directing award-winning biopics and big-budget family films, it seemed like — if only for a moment — the young auteur might settle comfortably into a life of delivering audiences straight up genre pictures. It may be hard to believe now, young readers, but the sprawling blockbusters we associate […]

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The Five Most Brilliant Episodes From Season 2 of THE TWILIGHT ZONE

Continuing on in our coverage of Rod Serling’s groundbreaking series THE TWILIGHT ZONE [be sure to check out our previous entry here], we arrive at Season Two with plenty of top notch footage to sort through. This is a season loaded with iconic episodes and imagery, stunning twists and gorgeous production… but what episodes remain high […]

Real Life Scares 

The Mysterious TV Transmission Known as “The Wyoming Incident”

Many urban legends have surrounded pirated television broadcasts or rogue transmissions of unknown origin, and many infamous examples of these incidents remain unexplained… sometimes decades later. Arguably one of the most-discussed examples is the so-called “Max Headroom Broadcast” of November 1987, wherein an unknown prankster (whose identity remains a mystery three decades later), disguised as […]

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Did This Religious TV Program Contain a Deadly Hidden Message?

Today’s story originated with a user identifying himself as RoboKy, who claims to know bizarre and previously unpublished information about a locally-produced television program known as Words of Light With the Reverend Marly Sachs. The show aired every Sunday from 6-7 am on WSB-TV Channel 2 in Atlanta, Georgia, from October 18, 1987 to Sunday, February […]

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The Mysteries of TWIN PEAKS: Part One

In his new book The Secret History of Twin Peaks, Mark Frost sets up the return of his groundbreaking series with David Lynch by making a distinction between “secrets” and “mysteries.”  According to Frost, secrets are “the work of human kind, a covert and often insidious way to gather, withhold or impose power.”  Mysteries, on […]