socially unacceptable

Horror has always existed on the fringe of entertainment, but when you take a closer look, you'll see that it holds a surprising amount of truth about humanity, and seems to make the most relevant statements about our culture at any given time...

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holiday horror

Fall is my favorite, but there's no denying the magic of cooler weather, longer nights, and Christmastime. Although it's full of all kinds of wonderful festivities, the most wonderful time of the year has always had it's dark side. And if you're like me, you can only handle so many shopping sprees, sugar cookies and caroling neighbors before you start to lose it...

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horror westerns

It doesn't happen often, but when the western genre is given the freedom to indulge in truly horrific and violent storytelling, something interesting happens. In the rare instances where horror and western cross paths, there is always potential for something new and possibly more meaningful...

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spooky podcasts

I've found that my favorite podcasts are the ones that tell stories. These tales are the audio equivalent of curling up with a good book, and spooky season is the perfect time to explore these campfire stories for the digital age...

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halloween

If you're a serious horror fan like myself you watch scary stuff all year long, but October viewing is special. It's when you break away from "serious" critique and just watch your favorites. Nostalgic settings, gore fests, guilty pleasures, cliches and classics all have their place at this time of year...

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sinister summer

Despite the oppressive heat, summer does have an undeniable spirit of freedom, and vacation is a big a part of that. When it comes to vacation in America, the possibilities are virtually endless. Adventure can be found in the great outdoors, the city, the small town, and abroad. But adventure goes hand in hand with danger, and you can never be too sure that you won't encounter a little of both while vacationing...

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