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300-Year-Old Letter Written By Demon-Possessed Sicilian Nun Can FINALLY Be Read Clearly

That's not for lack of trying, of course. And that's part of the thrill of this story -- linguists have tried for literally centuries to decipher …

Literature

The Bloodworm Is the Stuff of Nightmares According to This Freaky Video

<b>According to science, you’re looking at the real deal here. This is — the bloodworm at its best.</b><p>We’re apparently <i>never</i> going to be bored with nature …

This NSFW Horror Short Will F*cking F*ck You the F*ck Up

Wow. I thought I've seen everything when it came to horror shorts. I haven't. I apologize for the crude vulgar banter by the way as you see in the …

Revisiting the Classic Horror...Remakes? A Look Into THE MUMMY (1999) and THE WOLFMAN (2010)

I'll play devil's advocate here and say that for sure we're beating a bit of a dead horse or demon here with the constant regurgitation of what I …

Movies

Finally a vampire book series we can sink our teeth in: The divine covenant

<b>There’s no sign of this sub-genre ever dying out, and the blood thirst continues to be strong. What is THE DIVINE COVENANT, though?</b><p>TRUE BLOOD, THE …

Books

The reason horror is hitting the mainstream in a big way

<b>Everyone loves a good scary movie, right? Take a poll, and you’ll find that it’s a lot truer than you think.</b><p>In the midst of all those Marvel movies …

Dean Koontz

So the First Review of THE MUMMY Is In, and, Well, It's NOT SO GOOD

Makes me sad. Although I'll reserve my judgement for when <i>I</i> watch it myself. As you well know, I'm very much a classic horror aficionado, but I'm also …

Movies

Jack Nicholson as the Ultimate Satan Character, and Here's Why

Say what you want about the eloquence and fire of one Pacino and how he made the rage of the devil dance in the "pale moonlight," so to speak …

3 Top Animal Actors in Horror Films

Note that this isn't about the most <i>popular</i> animal "characters" in <i>any</i> film genre. This is about the actors who actually <i>play</i> them! Of course, in …

Why Al Pacino's Monologue Skills Make for a Great Satan

If there's one thing we know about Satan, is that he really must be just as much a literary genius and orator as God, the prophets, and any of the …

Literature

How Peter Stormare Had Reinvented the Depiction of Satan in CONSTANTINE

What do <i>you</i> think of when you think of <i>Satan</i>? Red. Horns. Flames. Demons. Scary eyes. Blackness. Blackened. The vicious terror, like a plague on your …

Why Viggo Mortensen Was the ULTIMATE Satan in THE PROPHECY

Don't get us wrong: that film was all Christopher Walken. That was <i>his</i> baby. And you'll <i>never</i> see anyone play a pristine archangel like Gabriel in …

3 John Hurt Movie Roles You NEVER Knew He Played in a Million Years

Sir Hurt, as he really should be known as, given the fact he was most recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II before recently meeting his maker in …

The Scary Connection Between the Film POLTERGEIST and the Super Bowl

It <i>could</i> be a coincidence. Maybe. Or maybe not. Still it's fitting to sort of celebrate the Patriots' iconic Super Bowl win this past Sunday with a …

The Surprising Connection Between Joseph Conrad and the New KONG: SKULL ISLAND

For those who don't know who <i>Joseph Conrad</i> is, I'll forgive you. This is what happens when you go to school for a degree in literature, and you're …

2 Shocking Found Footage Facts of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY We Didn't Know About

Say what you will about found footage, particularly of the likes of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY. It <i>is</i> a phenomenon. A <i>worldwide</i> phenomenon, and not just …

3 Top Unlikely Stars to Play SATAN in Films

Isn't it a bit odd and naughty that the Devil gets so much attention in media? Yep. Truthfully, though, God Himself has been depicted arguably just …

The Undead Are so Popular in Today's Media That a University Even Published a Mathematical Study on the Zombie Apocalypse

Okay, so this isn't necessarily on specific media regarding the horror genre. Forgive me. But it is <i>about</i> the specifics of the horror genre, and …

3 Astounding Facts You NEVER Knew About THE EXORCIST Author William Peter Blatty

God rest his soul.... A quiet man, and one with such professionalism that you'd consider him the <i>shadow</i> of a Stephen King, immersed in the throes of …

Why Many Horror Film Crossover Events NEVER Seem to Work

Seriously. They just...<i>don't</i>. They're not meant to. I refer to the latest word in the horror stream of the ultimate crossover of two of the best …

The Death of the Killer Heroine in Horror and Fantasy Media

This is a sad article for me to write -- in more ways than I can express, actually (but I'll mention a few for you). I've come to the realization …

And Now for an Update on the DIVINE COVENANT Book Series....

What's that book series, you say? Oh, only the book series I have been writing since 2009. In fact, if you're a subscriber here at SHS, chances are …

How the Horror Genre TRULY Began: By Opening a Book

Remember that film THE NEVERENDING STORY? Bet you never realized that it was, in fact, based on -- yes, you guessed it -- a <i>book</i>. A tremendous</i> …

I Know I Don't Mind Remakes, But LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS? REALLY?

I'm of the crowd flexible enough to give a remake a shot, honestly. In fact, <i>many</i> remakes revitalize the classics in ways you never thought possible …