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Real Life Scares 

Something Abducted Frederick Valentich… And “It Isn’t An Aircraft”

Since science fiction rose in popularity in the 1950s, there have been an infinite number of reports from people around the world claiming to have seen aliens and UFOs. Some have even gone so far as to allege that they had been abducted by these extra terrestrial beings. With questionable evidence such as crop circles and […]

The Unsettling Awesomeness of Katherine Dunn’s GEEK LOVE

Freak shows first began to come into the public eye as early as the 16th century, when people with unusual, deformed, or extreme body types would be displayed for royalty as objects of curiosity and medical intrigue. The tradition of the freak show continued to centuries, and they became a staple of traveling circuses, offering […]

Scary Fun TV 

Saluting the All-Time Creepiest “Monsters of the Week” From THE X-FILES

It’s winter… and if you’re like me and you live in the Midwestern US, chances are things have been pretty gray. See, starting in November, Ohioans retreat to our homes, where we grow very pale and irritable. We long to go outside, but shudder at the idea of even crawling out of bed if it’s […]

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Stranger Waiting: Shows and Movies to Help Tide You Over Until STRANGER THINGS Season 2

During the Super Bowl there was a moment that lead to a great many people crying. I’m not talking about the first half when the Patriots were getting clobbered. Or the second half when the Patriots came back from what seemed like an impossible deficit to overcome. I’m talking about when the trailer for STRANGER […]

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ALIEN: COVENANT, PREACHER and Stephen King – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

It’s a really fun week for news so we’re just going to dive in quickly. On the latest Horror News Rundown you’re going to get a glimpse at ALIEN: COVENANT, go behind the scenes of PREACHER, delve into the history of THE X-FILES, and find out how you can help one of the creepiest filmmakers […]

Films 

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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Reactions to THE X-FILES Miniseries Finale: “My Struggle, Part II”

In continuing with the season premiere, tonight’s finale gives us (some) of the conclusion to the insane, global conspiracy that Mulder and Tad O’Malley were obsessing over. It turns out that the entire population isn’t infected with alien DNA; only a chosen few are. Scully is one of them, and that alien DNA is what […]

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5 Things We Learned from the Newest X-FILES Episode

SPOILERS AHEAD! In tonight’s episode, there was a delicate balance between “monster of the week” and “emotional backstory.” It was well done: the Trashman story wasn’t so complex that it needed an entire episode; and Scully didn’t need to spend an entire episode mourning her mother and worrying about her son. Trashman seemed very much […]

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Five Curious Things About X-FILES: Episode 3 — “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”

For those who have been a little “meh” about THE X-FILES’ return, this episode should restore your faith. It is loaded with humor, weirdness, and geeky guest stars (Rhys Darby). Plus there are a lot of in-jokes for long time X-philes. Mulder is starting to lose his belief in monsters, but luckily a new case […]

Scary Fun TV 

The Truth is Terrifying!: The 5 Scariest Episodes of THE X-FILES

THE X-FILES has always been classified as science-fiction. But horror fans know that the distinction between the two genres is often superficial. Among the aliens and conspiracies are a collection of some of the most memorable monsters and terrifying episodes ever seen on television. In honor of the new miniseries, I have picked out five […]

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Did the FBI Try to Shut Down Production on THE X-FILES?

In a tale seemingly torn straight from the script of the series itself, THE X-FILES creator Chris Carter claims that the FBI once attempted to close down production on the legendary FOX show during the its original run. Speaking to The Huffington Post, Carter described being approached in the early days of the series by […]

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5 Important Things About the New X-FILES: Episode 2 — “Founders Mutation”

I was once an obsessive X-FILES fan. The mythology got a little too dense for my teenage brain and I lost interest altogether when David Duchovny left the show. This new miniseries/Season 10 has sparked that obsessive bit in my brain. With that, let’s dissect a few key points about the second episode… [Attention: Spoilers aplenty] […]

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5 Key Moments in the New X-FILES TV Show!

I was once an obsessive X-FILES fan. The mythology got a little too dense for my teenage brain and I lost interest altogether when David Duchovny left the show. This new miniseries/season 10 has sparked that obsessive bit in my brain. With that, let’s dissect a few key points about the first episode, “My Struggle.” […]