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40 Behind The Scenes Photos From Horror Movie Sets

Making a horror flick sure looks like a lot of fun, at least according to this collection of behind the scenes photos showing cast members clowning around with monster props and costumed creeps. Movie monsters look far less scary when they’re smiling, or taking an off-set coffee break, but the pic showing Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) [...]

Sneakerheads: A Brief History of Sneaker Collecting

For many of us, buying a pair of sneakers is a chore. But for a sneaker collector, there’s no greater joy than a fresh pair of kicks. Here’s a look at this growing subculture, whose members are proud to call themselves “sneakerheads.” From B-Boys to Sneakerheads Sneaker collecting got its start in the late 1970s [...]

5 Horror Movies Starring Inanimate Objects

The soul of a horror movie lies in the strength of the monster. Freddy Krueger, Hannibal Lecter—these icons endure because they got under our skin and stayed there long after the lights went up. But what happens when your movie monster has no soul? What if it can’t talk, move, growl, bear teeth or intimidate [...]

10 Strange and Wonderful Plush Toys

There should probably be a rule #34 for toys: “If it exists, someone will make a plush doll of it.” In a couple of previous posts, we found roadkill, monsters, germs, food, and internet memes rendered in cuddly toy forms. We have yet to tax the supply of available plush. 1. Patients Paraplush is a German toy [...]

Horror Film Plush Toys

Horror Film Plush – $11.95 Never have Jason Vorhees, Mike Myers, and Freddy Krueger been more cute and cuddly than in these plush forms! They’re the perfect gifts for your fellow horror film fans and aficionados of unusual plush dolls: Link See also: More fun plush toys from the NeatoShop

The Quick 10: 10 Fictional People With Twitter Accounts

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that my name is MadameLeota. It comes from a somewhat unhealthy obsession with Disney’s Haunted Mansion (Madame Leota is the medium whose head appears in the crystal ball). Because of this, I have stumbled across a bunch of people who Tweet in character as Disney park [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Other Jobs Held by Horror Movie Icons

I had so much fun researching yesterday’s post that I thought I’d do a related one about what your favorite horror movie icons did before and after they gave you nightmares in their murderous roles. After all, the person you think of as a terrifying-ghost-girl-crawling-out-of-a-television may also be your daughter’s favorite Disney character… 1. Doug Bradley, [...]