Though not formally recognized as its own phobia, fear of clowns is a very real and terrifying condition.
In 1990, Gainesville, Florida became a three ring media circus after a serial killer was discovered to be hard at work in their sleepy little town.
Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the theatrical release of Hostel by Eli Roth, one of the more controversial horror movies of all time - and a personal favorite.
If there was ever an artist who deserved to be featured in a column called Dark Dreams, it's the late HR Giger.
It's that time of year again, when the Earth moves further away from the sun and we're all reminded of the fragility of our human existence.
Over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend a firestorm kicked off on social media after a year-old YouTube clip about Goatman went viral. Here's the lowdown on just what a Goatman might be.
Vincent Price is so engraved into my experience of horror as a child that the thought of someone growing up with no clue who he was seems unfathomable. Let me tell you about him.
You may think you've never heard of Ed Gein, but chances are you're more familiar with his gruesome legend than you know. That's because countless popular horror movies drew their real-world inspiration from this twisted, mother-obsessed serial killer's deranged spree.
By now most of you have probably heard about how certain famous horror movies are believed to be actually cursed. Let's watch 7 of the most famously cursed. What's the worst that could happen?
Have you ever wondered what it would actually take to survive if you found yourself in a horror movie?
Bestselling zombie author Shawn Chesser didn't just wake up and jump on the undead bandwagon after seeing an episode of The Walking Dead. He's been working at it.
If you didn't know who Wes Craven was, here's why he's going to be one of the most missed masters of horror ever.
Of all the serial killers that have ever roamed the streets in search of victims few have ever captured the celebrity status of American serial killer Ted Bundy.
Spooky and creepy combine with amazing craftspersonship for this gallery of nightmares from California's premier horror convention.
I first met Shana Festa as a book reviewer with an amazing niche blog The Bookie Monster that dealt with horror and zompoc fiction. Which is why it came as no surprise when she announced her debut zombie novel series: Time of Death.