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Ed and Lorraine Warren

RIP Lorraine Warren, Thanks For the Scares

The world of the paranormal has suffered a major loss this week. It was announced earlier that renowned paranormal investigator, Lorraine Rita Warren has passed away at the age of 92. Lorraine and her...

Podcasts

6 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to After Season One of Serial

Feeling a sort of void in your life now that you’ve finished season one of  Serial? Nobody blames you. But, you’ll need something to satisfy that true crime hunger you have, right? Fear no...

Scream

Is Scream Based on a True Story?

It’s August 24th, 1990. Sonja Larson and Christina Powell were friends, roommates and freshman to be at the University of Florida in Gainesville. They had their whole lives ahead of them. But th...

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street was Inspired by These Terrifying Real-Life Events!

The idea of a sadistic child murderer chasing and killing teens in their dreams led to one of the most successful horror film franchises of all time. In 1984, A Nightmare on Elm Street was released to...

Ed and Lorraine Warren

True Horror: Are Ed and Lorraine Warren Actually Frauds?

Ed and Lorraine Warren are two of the most divisive names in the paranormal field. Their cases, of course, are legend. And they have found even more success as the subjects of the 2013 film The Conjur...

Child's Play

Was Child’s Play Based on a True Story? Exploring the Rumored Connection Between Chucky and The Robert Doll

As if some of the stories in our genre are not horrible enough, there is one phrase that seems to elevate their mystique – “based on a true story.” One can find easily find stories f...

John List Stepfather Movie Terry O'Quinn

The Facts in the Case of John List: The True Story Behind The Stepfather Film

It’s a Sunday evening on the 21st of May. Families across the United States relax and recline in front of their televisions sets awaiting the new episode of America’s Most Wanted. The television flick...

Jeepers Creepers - Dennis DePue

Dennis DePue: The Real-Life Killer That Inspired Jeepers Creepers

Jeepers Creepers, the hit, 2001 horror movie, had audiences captivated with the simple story of a brother sister duo on a road trip who happen to cross paths with a bloodthirsty maniac known as The Cr...

The Devil's Rejects

The True Story Of The Real-Life Devil’s Rejects

Rob Zombie’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece The Devil’s Rejects is the far superior sequel to the equally gut-wrenching and terrifying House of 1000 Corpses. The pair of gore flicks follows th...

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