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Horror Movies – The Beginning

Have you ever seen the first horror movies? Grainy, black and white, by today’s standard not even the tiniest scare to be found! However, if you think about the time period, and the fact that the motion picture itself was brand new and still kind of creeped people out, it’s no wonder they were so easily scared. Did you ever wonder where it all started?

Norman Bates – Psycho or Victim?

I’ve watched both Psycho (the original, not the remake…I refuse!) and Bates Motel. The storyline of Bates Motel differs from the movie. In the book and movie, Norman is an adult, but he’s a teenager in the series. In my opinion, both portrayals of Norman were fantastic…

T.M. Wright

Not many people have heard of T.M. Wright. He floats quietly in the horror genre like one of the ghosts in his stories. Ramsey Campell called him a “one-man definition of quiet horror”. No slashers. No blood, guts, and gore. Just spooky…

Ghost Photography

We’ve all seen pictures with ghosts in them. They’re the original photobomb. The ones people claim are evidence of a haunting. Did you know that after the Civil War, people would pay to have their picture taken in the hopes of the spirit of a loved one showing up?

The Anguished Man

The Anguished Man is supposedly one of the most haunted objects around. No one knows the name of the artist that painted it. The backstory is that the artist mixed his blood with the paint and that he committed suicide soon after he painted it…

Richard Cottingham – The Torso Killer

Richard Cottingham did not have the traumatic childhood that’s usually associated with serial killers. He was born in the Bronx and moved to New Jersey when he was 12. He struggled a little after the move, but by high school, he had friends and was more social. He graduated, got a job, got married, and had kids. He appeared to be living a normal life, but was hiding a dark secret – he was a serial killer….

Bang Bang Baby

“What the hell am I watching and why do I like it?” I repeated to myself several times when I watched Bang Bang Baby for the first time. But good or bad, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Sometimes you just need something that doesn’t take itself too seriously…