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How to Introduce Children to Horror: A Guide for Parents

Parents that enjoy that macabre may find themselves wondering how to introduce their children to the horror genre. This article focuses on exactly that. We will be making three specific recommendation...

10 Years Later, ‘Hatchet 3’ Remains One of the Most Entertaining Horror Threequels

For Hatchet 3, series creator Adam Green handed the directing reins over to his camera operator from the previous two movies, BJ McDonnell, while retaining the sole screenwriting credit. It was a smar...

Corpses, Lords, and Rob Zombie’s Incredible 10-Year Growth as a Filmmaker

House of 1000 Corpses and The Lords of Salem were released in the same month ten years apart. They couldn’t be more different in theme, execution, look, and tone, with Corpses imbued with a brash zani...

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Jump Scares: Cheap Thrills or Legitimate Chills?

If there is one fight worth having about horror, it’s in regard to jump scares. They are quite possibly the most divisive trope in the genre filmmaker’s repertoire. Sometimes called “cheap”, “easy,” o...

Let’s Read: Magical Girl Raising Project

In 2016, Asari Endou’s light novel series Magical Girl Raising Project was given a 13-episode anime adaptation. The ongoing book series, featuring illustrations by Marui-no, was first published ...

Covering Ghosts of Fear Street with Mark Garro

High profile artist Mark Garro is known in the YA horror community for being one of the cover artists who worked on Ghosts of Fear Street. Alongside Broeck Steadman, John Youssi, Jim Ludtke, Happy Boy...

Books To Give You Christmas Fear

After writing about the Christmas-themed entries in the Fear Street franchise, and the Christmas-themed anthology in the Goosebumps franchise, I thought it was time to bring the spotlight to some othe...

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These Christmas Tales Will Give You ‘Goosebumps’

Christmas horror can be a tricky thing to pull off. The most common trope seems to be evil Santa stories. While Fear Street had a plethora of holiday-themed novels, Goosebumps mostly avoided Christmas...

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 in theaters and was instead pretty much d...