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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 …

The Bomb Collar Heist: The Shocking True Story Behind the Movie 30 MINUTES OR LESS

On August 28, 2003, pizza delivery man Brian Wells responded to an order at the end of his shift. Hours later, he would be surrounded by police, cross-legged on the pavement with a bomb wrapped around his neck. Within minutes of their arrival the bomb would detonate, blowing a hole clean through Wells’ chest on live television. Before his death, …

The Horrifying True Story Behind the Campfire Tale in CABIN FEVER

In Eli Roth’s CABIN FEVER there is a memorable campfire scene where the protagonist, Paul (played by Rider Strong), tells his friends about a gruesome murder at a bowling alley. The friends listen in horror as Paul describes how a disgruntled employee showed up at a place called Lenny Meade’s Brighton Bowl, tied up the people working there, and murdered …