Arguing Against The Legality Of McKamey Manor

Every year during the month of October, thrill-seekers and horror enthusiasts flock in their thousands to haunted house attractions across the United States. Most haunted houses typically use similar...
Cecil Hotel

The Twisted History Of The Cecil Hotel

All throughout history, there have been locations that secure their spot in infamy thanks to their illustrious pasts. Locales such as the Amityville House, Eastern State Penitentiary the Sands...

The Horrifying True Story Of The Scandal At Tri-State Crematory

On February 15, 2002, police were called to the Tri-State Crematory, an establishment built to properly cremate the dead located in Noble, Georgia. Investigators were called numerous times over the preceding two years,...

Sexual Cannibalism And The Curious Case Of Armin Meiwes

Sexual cannibalism refers to a person having sexual ideations of the consumption of human flesh, with criminologists and psychologists associating sexual cannibalism with socio- and/or psychopaths. This is now...
Slasher

Netflix Horror Spotlight: Slasher, Season 1

The golden age of slasher movies is over. Or so we're told. Search your brain--what was the last truly great slasher you saw? How old is it? I've got a...
Lorna hanging upside down in the torture room in Hostel Part 2

Wizards of Gore: Why Torture Porn Was Around Long Before Saw and Hostel

When people condemn the horror films of the 2000s, they typically refer to that time—other than first raving about remakes—as the age of torture porn. Saw, Hostel, those were...
Otis from Devil's Rejects by Rob Zombie

Here’s What Rob Zombie Should Do With the Devil’s Rejects Sequel

When The Devil’s Rejects came out eleven years ago, it was a huge hit. It surprised everyone. Zombie’s previous film, House of 1,000 Corpses hadn’t done so well on...

Deviously Vulgar And Showcasing Some Breathtaking Talent, Dragula Is A Truly Horrifying Experience

Before RuPaul, arguably the most famous drag superstar in the world, and her super-popular, attention-grabbing creation RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag queens were mostly seen as a novelty that existed...
Ashley Laurence as Kirsty in Clive Barker's violent, 1987 S&M inspired, horror film Hellraiser.

Growing Up Kirsty: The Evolution of Hellraiser’s Heroine

Hellraiser changed the game. It was far from the first or last movie to do so, but when audiences were introduced to it in 1987, they had never seen...

Why High Tension Still Divides Fans 13 Years Later

High Tension, which is also known by the names Haute Tension and Switchblade Romance, is one of the most important horror films of the early 2000’s. It helped to...

Todd Kohlhepp: A Chilling Profile of one of America’s Newest Serial Killers

Todd Kohlhepp is one of America's newest serial killers. He was caught in November 2016 after being undiscovered for thirteen years in the American South. The following is an...
Gerald's Game

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Jessie from Gerald’s Game

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror is a recurring segment on Wicked Horror where we shine the spotlight on a female character from the annals of horror history who has made a...
Bye Bye Man horror movie 2017.

In Defense of The Bye Bye Man (The Title, That is)

I haven’t seen The Bye Bye Man yet. I know the basic story and I’ve been spoiled on—I think—a few of the major beats, but I still haven’t seen...
The Thing - Creature Comforts: The Lost Art of the Monster Movie

Practical Matters: The Frustrating Story of the Thing Prequel We Could Have Had

2011’s The Thing has its fans. I can’t say that it’s totally maligned because if anything, more people seem to be discovering it over time. It didn’t do great...
Katie attacks man in the bathroom in I Spit on Your Grave 2

In Defense of Rape-Revenge Films

Through some of my writings as of late, I've come to discover that I have a greater concern for the way women are treated in horror films. If you call me...