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Paul Bateson – From The Exorcist to Murder

We’ve all heard the rumor that The Exorcist movie was cursed. Did it affect Paul Bateson too? He was a successful radiologist, but could he also have been a serial killer in his spare time?  He was arrested and sentenced to twenty years in prison for the murder of Addison Verrill. He also confessed to killing and dismembering six other men…

All Hail the Chin

Bruce Campbell once said “…If I had all the money in the world, I’d still make movies.  But I’d want them to pay me in donuts.”  That statement really shows the sense of humor that makes all his movies so fun to watch. And who doesn’t love a Bruce Campbell movie? …


The Scary Matter team is watching Jaws – again! It should be required viewing for everyone during Shark Week. It is the gold standard of shark movies.

Jeepers Creepers: Reborn

He’s back…Love it or hate it, Jeepers Creepers has become a cult classic.The monster that feeds for 23 days every 23rd spring has gotten new life through director Timo Vuorensola.

The Bigfoot Murder

Larry Sanders and his friend Jimmy Knighten were out “noodling” (fishing with bare hands). Sanders strangled Knighten. He claimed Knighten had summoned Bigfoot to kill him.