Monthly Archives: August 2018

Top Five Kids Movies to Watch on Halloween

As an adult, one of my favorite things about Halloween is that it makes me feel like a kid again. There are certain movies and television specials that can take me back to a carefree time when my biggest concern was trying to get on air for Nickelodeon’s Nick or Treat Halloween block or catching the latest episode of Are You Afraid of the …

Real Life Halloween Horrors

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s easy to let your guard down in order to have a good time. Whether you’re going to a costume party or handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, one is never fully safe from the dangers of the world. While horror movies like John Carpenter’s Halloween have depicted terrifying scenarios that have occurred on Halloween, one need …

Remembering Horror Writer Lois Duncan And The Unsolved Murder Of Her Daughter

On June 15, 2016 the literary world lost a revolutionary voice of horror and suspense. The author of the tension-fueled I Know What You Did Last Summer, Lois Duncan, died at the age of 82. Duncan had penned classic mysteries for young readers like Killing Mr. Griffin and Stranger With My Face, before stopping in 1997 to pursue the cause most important to her: …

Interview: R.L. Stine Talks Goosebumps and Fear Street!

Bestselling author R.L. Stine is best known for Goosebumps and Fear Street, which combined have sold over 400 million copies worldwide. At age 71, Stine shows no signs of slowing down as he continues churning out new Goosebumps and Fear Street novels, and has multiple film projects in just this year alone. Before the highly anticipated Goosebumps movie (finally) hits theaters next month, Stine presents horror fans with an …

Haunted Happenings: My Trip to the Halloween Outlet!

  On my epic quest to find this year’s hottest Halloween tricks and treats, I headed to a local store that celebrates Halloween all year round: the Halloween Outlet in Worcester, MA.   Featured on Travel Channel’s “Most Extreme Halloween,” the Halloween Outlet is a local family business that has been on West Boylston Street for 30 years. The store sells costumes, …

Interview: Bailee Madison Talks The Strangers: Prey At Night

Bailee Madison is no stranger to the horror genre. The 18 year-old actress has fought off monsters in Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, ran from creepy dolls in R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour, and has rocked the cradle with Adam Green in Holliston. Now, Madison faces her biggest challenge yet: The Strangers. She stars as Kinsey in the The …

Ronald “The Candy Man” O’Bryan: The Man Who Killed Halloween

One of the biggest rules of Halloween is to always check your candy. Every year, parents would warn their children about the possibilities of receiving poisoned candy from a maniac with a vendetta. As a kid, one couldn’t help but imagine razorblades piercing into your gums and filling your mouth up with blood. You were convinced one of your neighbors …

Stephen King’s Inspiration For IT!

Everyone has something they’re afraid of. As time goes on some people will face and overcome their fears, while others choose to avoid them altogether. Stephen King’s 1986 novel IT revolves around the fears created in a person’s childhood, and follows the characters and their trauma into adulthood. The horror story gave us the infamous clown-disguised monster, Pennywise, and unleashed …