‘Stranger Things’ Comes to Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights
Written by Jason McDonald, April 4, 2018
I have an ever growing list of films and horror properties that I’d love to see brought to life at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. Shockingly, though, I never even considered “Stranger Things” to be a possibility, but now that you mention it . . . Yeah, that would be a pretty rad addition. And

There’s a Statue of Jason Voorhees at the Bottom of this Lake
Written by Jason McDonald, March 1, 2018
If you crap your wetsuit at the bottom of a lake, does it make it sound?  Well, I’m sure someone has found out at some point thanks to this excellent art installation/prank/fan tribute for “Friday the 13th.” If you know your “Friday the 13th” history than you know that Jason Voorhees is defeated Part VI

First Details for Spectacular Optical’s Book ‘Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television’
Written by Chris Savage, October 26, 2017
Who here loves festive horror? Yeah, I think it’s pretty unanimous, we all love it. I’m not sure what it is. Maybe it’s just the whole happy atmosphere that is just so ripe for some terror, either way, we can’t get enough of it. And so, Spectacular Optical’s latest book, Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film

This Reddit Poster Created One of the Best World Series Hype Videos Using the ‘Battles: Los Angeles” Trailer
Written by Jason McDonald, October 25, 2017
Remember “Battle: Los Angeles”? It had easily one of the best teaser trailers and I was legitimately  excited for it, but it ultimately wound up being kind of a dud.  However, that doesn’t tarnish the fact that the first trailer was fantastic and Reddit user Get_off_my_lawn22 created an amazing hype video to celebrate the current

Techland Honors George A. Romero with an Update to ‘Dying Light’
Written by Jason McDonald, October 20, 2017
If you haven’t tried Techland’s “Dying Light,” it’s never too late to pick up the game and give it a try.  Techland has done an amazing job of supporting the game over the years and adding new content.  The latest addition might be smaller than the others, but it might carry the most weight. Techland

First Look at the Horror Comic Series ‘Twilight Hotel’
Written by Chris Savage, October 19, 2017
From Square Biz Entertainment comes Darrell and Shawn Smiths latest project, Twilight Hotel, a horror comic series which is set to feature four volumes has just launched a Kickstarter page to help fund with the printing of the comics. And I have to say, so far this one looks like a ton of fun, it’s like

First Details for New Horror Comic ‘Guitar Teacher From Hell’
Written by Chris Savage, October 14, 2017
If you guys are after more horror comics in your life, we may just have the one for you. From legendary musician Acey Slade (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Murderdolls) comes his comic book series Guitar Teacher From Hell, from which he has collaborated with independent cartoonist Steven Reardon Jr. Below we have the first official

Did You Know There Was a Michael Myers Young Adult Book Series?
Written by Jason McDonald, October 12, 2017
We’re celebrating a pretty obscure anniversary here.  Twenty years ago this October Michael Myers entered the world of Young Adult books with a three book series centering on teens running afoul of the infamous killer. While slasher flicks tend to appeal to a younger demographic, it’s still weird to imagine Michel starring in a Young

Midsummer Scream 2017 in Photos
Written by Jason McDonald, August 1, 2017
Conventions are always popping up around the country and big states like California have their fair share of them. However, there can never be enough conventions centered around Halloween as far as I’m concerned.  This was my first year attending Midsummer Scream and it could be new favorite Halloween centric con. So if you’ve never

Comic Con 2017 in Photos – Part Two
Written by Jason McDonald, July 25, 2017
So the first day of Comic Con was pretty easy going, I didn’t have a whole lot going on and I didn’t really see a lot of photo opportunities.  The second day, though, was a bit more jampacked. I had everything from a fashion show to a viking funeral to attend.  That’s right, they sent

Comic Con 2017 in Photos- Part One
Written by Jason McDonald, July 23, 2017
San Diego Comic Con is just about over and it’s been another long couple of days filled with relentless B.O. and people shoving flyers in your face.  However, as miserable as the experience is in the moment, I always feel just a bit sad when it’s over. Usually I try to do these photo reports

LAIKA Will Be Giving Away ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Coraline’ Themed Nikes at Comic Con
Written by Jason McDonald, July 10, 2017
It’s that time of the year again where we have to start talking about the biggest event in pop culture: San Diego Comic Con. We’re just ten days away from the start of the most hellacious nerd event of the year and there are plenty of events being announced. Among the various things to see

The Team Behind ‘The Conjuring’ Universe are Having a Short Film Contest
Written by Jason McDonald, July 8, 2017
Are you an aspiring filmmaker who has a catalog of short films ready to show off?  Think one of them might vibe with “The Conjuring” series?  Then there’s a contest just for. In order to promote the upcoming release of “Annabelle: Creation” James Wan and the creators of the “Conjuring Universe” are hosting a short film

‘Kreator’ Pays Homage to 80s Slashers with Their Official Video for ‘Pleasure to Kill’
Written by Chris Savage, June 14, 2017
It may have taken a mere 31 years, but the legendary German thrashers, Kreator, have finally unleashed an official music video to the title track of their 1986 album of the same name, “Pleasure to Kill”. The video was created in celebration of the upcoming re-releases of their first four records; “Endless Pain“, “Pleasure To Kill“, “Terrible

Mondo Unleashes ‘The Thing’ Board Game Plus a Slew of New Prints for Texas Frightmare Weekend
Written by Chris Savage, May 4, 2017
The guys over at Mondo always manage to create something truly delicious and today is no different as Mondo have teamed up with USAopoly’s designer games division, Project Raygun to unleash the board game The Thing™: Infection At Outpost 31. But that’s not all, courtesy of iHorror, we have your first look at some of the

SEGA CD Game ‘Night Trap’ to be Remastered and Re-Released on the PS4 and Xbox One
Written by Chris Savage, April 26, 2017
Oh, boy… One of the most controversial games of the 90s looks to be rearing its ugly head in 2017 as the SEGA CD game Night Trap is set to be remastered and re-released onto the PS4 and Xbox One sometime this year according to IGN via Limited Run Games. Night Trap will also receive

Wondercon Day One in Photos
Written by Jason McDonald, April 2, 2017
It’s that time of year where we get ready for the big cons by attending what I like to think is the pre-game for the rest of the year: Wondercon. This year is rather light when it comes to the horror, but I decided to do my due diligence and hang around the con to

Like the New ‘It’ Trailer? Here’s a Shot by Shot Comparison with the Original
Written by Jason McDonald, March 31, 2017
I can’t explain it yet, but I’ve been drawn in by the new “It” trailer and I’ve found myself watching it a few times already.  I started to get curious about how the old series would compare with the new one and, thankfully, someone did the leg work for me. This video by YouTube user

The Skullcrawlers in ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Were Based Off of a Pokemon
Written by Jason McDonald, March 31, 2017
Inspiration can be drawn from all sorts of places and given how so many of the new generation of filmmakers grew up in the 80s/90s it’s no surprise that some of them might draw inspiration from one of the hottest ’90s properties: Pokemon. Wired recently posted a video that explored some of the behind-the-scene facts

The Art of Charles Band’s Full Moon Arrives in a Collector’s Edition Art Book in 2017
Written by Chris Savage, November 4, 2016
Charles Band has delivered some iconic films throughout the years, with each film delivering a visual treat to the eye thanks to the artwork that you see on the cover of the Blu-ray, DVD or even VHS. And with Full Moon having an absolute slew of films under their banner, it only makes sense that a