FRANKENSTEIN MUMMIES FOUND

An international team of archaeologists have discovered that two mummies found on an island off the coast of Scotland are, like Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, composed of body parts from several different humans. For example, scientists realized a female skeleton’s jaw didn’t fit with the rest of the skull, and after some DNA testing, they found … Read moreFRANKENSTEIN MUMMIES FOUND

Slaying of family in spooky Long Island house inspired ‘The Amityville Horror’

Ronald (Butch) DeFeo Jr. used a high-powered rifle to kill his family 40 years ago — and in the process gave birth to the ultimate haunted house story. We all know it today as “The Amityville Horror.” It has been told over and over, in everything from best-selling books, blockbuster movies and endless sequels to … Read moreSlaying of family in spooky Long Island house inspired ‘The Amityville Horror’

Jim McCullough’s 1978 Bigfoot film ‘Creature from Black Lake’ Blu-ray Bound

The movie is expected to arrive in stores sometime next year. In an early announcement to retailers, Synapse Films will be releasing ‘Creature from Black Lake’ on Blu-ray sometime in the new year. Some fishermen are attacked in the Louisiana swamps. When the word gets out of a mysterious Bigfoot-type creature, two researchers come to … Read moreJim McCullough’s 1978 Bigfoot film ‘Creature from Black Lake’ Blu-ray Bound

H.P. Lovecraft Gives Five Tips for Writing a Horror Story, or Any Piece of “Weird Fiction”

Though the term “weird fiction” came into being in the 19th century—originally used by Irish gothic writer Sheridan Le Fanu—it was picked up by H.P. Lovecraft in the 20th century as a way, primarily, of describing his own work. Lovecraft produced copious amounts of the stuff, as you can see from our post highlighting online … Read moreH.P. Lovecraft Gives Five Tips for Writing a Horror Story, or Any Piece of “Weird Fiction”