These Victorian Death Portraits Will SHOCK You

Halloween enthusiasts everywhere really, really love the dead. Except when they’re really, really dead. While we may adore the annual taboo-busting festival, actual death just…well, creeps us out. But the Victorians took a different view. Why Did They Do It? When we lose a dear friend or beloved family member today, the last thing we want to do is take a picture of him or her afterward. But the Victorians subscribed to a different view….Read more

7 Horror Dads You Wish YOU Had

Won’t somebody please think of the little monsters? These 7 famous horror movie dads definitely did…no matter what the cost. We’re sure your own dad is amazing. But just for a moment, indulge us and admit it: you wish your parents would go this distance for you. To all the dads out there: Happy Father’s Day…and stay your own semi-demented selves, always. We love ya! 1. Andrew McGee from Firestarter (1984) Are you kidding? My…Read more

The 10 Most Iconic Horror Movie Moms

With Mother’s Day coming up, the twisted brains at Halloween Alliance came up with the following hat-tip to each the most deliciously terrifying moms in Hollywood history. Happy Mother’s Day…and psst: don’t forget to send flowers – or else. (Click on the title below for a synopsis of each movie.) 1. Margaret White from Carrie (1976 and 2013) “They’re all gonna laugh at you!” Who can forget this wonderfully warped church mommy to crazy Carrie?…Read more

Is it Too Late to Save Halloween? Not at All, Say This Show’s Producers

Horrors! It’s practically Halloween, and the kids are screaming for a non-slasher. (Where did those kids come from, anyway? Certainly not your body.) Who you gonna call? Try the Auburn Hollow kids. Gathered together as reluctant (but very sassy, smart and uniquely touching) heroes, these four cartoon kiddies are saving Halloween…and earning the love of households all over America. Check Out the Trailer Yes, that’s right: there’s a brand-new soon-to-be Halloween classic in town. Called…Read more

REVIEW: Dying to Be a Haunt Actor? This Book Tells You How

Review: Author Larry R. Johnson Jr. Unveils ‘Handbook for the Aspiring Haunt Actor’ Do you love screams, laughter and once in a while, an uncontrolled pants-wetting before your very eyes? (And we’re not just talking about the kids.) As a youngster, while the other children were dreaming of becoming firefighters or teachers, were you the kid daydreaming that one day, you’d be Freddy Krueger? Do you live to see someone handsome or gorgeous made horrific…Read more is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to You will see this in links typed in orange text which link you back to products available for purchase through