Tag: Horror

Castle of Horror Trivia

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein was originally going to be called “The Brain of Frankenstein” and was also supposed to feature appearances by Kharis the Mummy and Alucard, the son of Dracula! Anyone who has seen Son of Dracula will find that idea particularly baffling. Have you ever wondered why Michael Myers is sometimes referred …

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The Order of the Fly

Hailing from San Bernadino Cakifornia, The Order of the Fly makes a brand of horror music that is so unique, that it defies classification. Blending,punk,industrial,goth,electronic,metal and as well as a few other surprises makes them incomparable to any other band out there. With a DIY ethic and drive Lead by vocalist/bassist, Ralphie Repulsive, who also …

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Spawn of Horror Trivia

Have you ever wondered why the character design for the Crypt Keeper in Tales from the Cryptkeeper looks so different from his appearance in the live action Tales from the Crypt series? It’s because Nelvana felt using the mechanical puppet from the HBO series would be too scary for small children and thought a redesigned …

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Mummula- The Rise of Mummula vinyl

” In Mummula Manor, when the clock strikes pyramidnight, the mighty Mummula rises from his tomb. A team of his minions was assembled on Halloween 2012 and sent to Columbus, Ohio from their home of Sandsylvania in order to spread the curse of Mummula. Through their ca-coffin-ous blend of punk, garage, surf, and cartoons they’ll …

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Required Reading: Black History Month Edition

Remember when I took a look at Dark Dreams: A Collection of Horror and Suspense by Black Writers back in 2010? Well, it turns out there have been several sequels! The other installments in the series are: Whispers in the Night, The Ancestors and Voices From The Other Side. All of which are well worth …

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Grave of Horror Trivia

Godzilla’s roar could be heard from three miles away if the Legendary version existed in real life. The Japanese distributor of The Beast of Hollow Mountain tried cashing in on the kaiju craze by referring to the beast as “Doragodon” in publicity materials for the film. Similarly, Deep Red was promoted in Japan as being …

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Ghoultown-Life After Sundown

After what seems like an eternity, horror western punks Ghoultown finally get a vinyl release. Originally released in 2008,Life After Sundown, courtesy of Devils Brew Productions , is 12 tracks of spooky western tales told through the onslaught of that classic western country meets punk gothabilly sound that Ghoultown has perfected over the years. One of the …

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Blood of Horror Trivia

Imperial Toy made a lot of money off their licensed Jaws toys. So much so that they actually decided to snap up the license for the Jaws wannabe Grizzly. Speaking of bizarre merchandising decisions, Ideal made a board game based on the film Alligator. There’s a real human skeleton on display in Dawn of the …

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Serie B

 I randomly came across this mexican horror punk band while browsing the internet for something new to listen to. I came across Serie B. Their bio stated that their major influences were Misfits,Balzac and The Ramones. 3 of my favorite bands. After listening to a few tracks online, I contacted Serie B and purchased their …

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Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina

Archie comics brings us another title in their horror themed more mature series of comics with Chilling Tales of Sabrina. Like “After Life With Archie”, Sabrina is told in a serious dramatic tone with horror elements abound. The issues have been by monthly and they are up to issue 4. Variant covers have included a …

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The Torments-The Creamer 7″

    From Hidden Volume records comes this great instrumental surf 45 from the relatively new band, The Torments. Pressed on orange vinyl with a limited run of 300, the first 50 with a set of glow in the dark buttons, these 2 songs on The Torments 2nd 7″ hit you with a one two …

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Friday The 13th Merch

Friday the 13th. A film franchise that has spawned more sequels than Kate Gosselin has kids. Over the years, Jason Voorhees has become quite the marketable character. The developementaly disabled zombified mongoloid has stood as a giant above other famous horror icons of his ilk in the merchandise department. Garnering as many different collectible items …

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The Revenge of Horror Trivia

A rejected version of the “Library Ghost” prop from Ghostbusters was later retooled for use in Fright Night! Japan is home to dining establishments based on Resident Evil and Suspiria. Although the names of the men used to create Frankenstein’s monster have never been revealed, the identity of the woman used to create his “Bride” …

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Even More Links *I* Like

Atop the Fourth Wall – Hilarious reviews of comic books that suck. Pop Music Pop Culture – ‎It’s more quiet than it used to be, but it’s still worth registering for PMPC. If you like bargain bin entertainment, this is the group for you! Video Junkie Strikes Back from Beyond the Grave – William S. …

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Even More Links I Like

And You Thought It Was…Safe(?) – Lots of online review shows make you laugh, but this is the only one I can name that also provides insightful commentary and openly celebrates when a movie is good. CthulhuWho1’s Blog – A fantastic resource of Lovecraftian images and audio adaptations (complete with links to free downloads). Watch …

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The Curse of Horror Trivia

In famed travel writer Tim Cahill’s book Jaguars Ripped My Flesh, there’s an entire chapter devoted to the filming of the infamous “zombie vs. shark” scene from Zombie. However, those familiar with the movie will be very amused by the numerous errors in the story, including (but not limited to) the film being referred to …

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