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How Scream Was A Horror Game-Changer

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this installment, Justin Steele...
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Randy And Me: Growing Up With Scream

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this installment, Nat Brehmer...

Scream: The Movie That Turned Me Into A Horror Fan

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven's game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie's enduring appeal. In this installment, Michele Eggen...
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3 Gateway Genres Scream (Re)Introduced Audiences To

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven's game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie's enduring appeal. In this installment, Fox Emm...
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Why You Need To Watch The Exorcist TV Series (Before It’s Too Late)

There are a ton of TV shows based on horror movies currently on the air, with more seemingly always on the way. Most of them are pretty great; Ash...
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Why George Romero is Both Right and Wrong About Mainstream Zombies

Recently, George Romero said that he blames shows like The Walking Dead and blockbusters like World War Z for why he can’t find funding for a zombie project of...

Is It Just Me, Or Is Scream Queens The Best Thing Ryan Murphy Has...

In this regular series, a Wicked Horror writer presents an unpopular opinion about a particular genre offering and asks the oft-repeated question, “Is it just me?” In this installment, Joey...

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...
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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...
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Why Scream 4 Made it Harder for Scream: The TV Series to Succeed

While the first season of MTV’s Scream opened to mixed reviews, those who stuck around for the second season were pleasantly surprised. I think, personally, that it is a...
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Horror on TV: Is the Bubble About to Burst?

I’ve written a lot about horror on television and the boom we’ve been seeing over the past six years. Most of what I’ve had to say is pretty optimistic....
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All the Rage: Why We Still See Debate Over Zombies vs. Infection Movies

As horror fans, we love to endlessly debate our favorite topics. Healthy discussion is what keeps the passion alive and is what leads us to find friends in likeminded fans. And...

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...
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Why the John Carpenter/Rob Zombie Drama is a Problem We All Created (And Why...

So, this is kind of tough to write, not because I think it’s a tough subject, only because I want it to be over and I recognize that writing...
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Why House of 1,000 Corpses is the Best Movie Tobe Hooper Never Made

With the recent release of Rob Zombie’s latest film, 31, which opened to an overwhelmingly negative response even from his most rabid fans, I decided there was no better...