Saw Writers Crafting A “Recalibration" Of Halloween, Whatever That Means

Everyone settle down, the Saw writers aren't remaking horror classic Halloween (again). Instead, they are "recalibrating" the series... whatever the hell that means. » 2/10/15 8:50am 2/10/15 8:50am

10 Horror-Movie Sidekicks Who Are More Memorable Than The Hero

Horror-movie heroes rarely exist in a vaccuum. There's always some kind of supporting character who's helping them (or goading them, or antagonizing them to the point of doing the right thing). And often, these supporting characters outshine the leads. Here are 10 horror movie second bananas who are way better than… » 1/28/15 10:00am 1/28/15 10:00am

John Carpenter's Secret to Making Terrifying Soundtracks

The horror movie master himself, John Carpenter, is about to release his debut solo album, Lost Themes. Remember the ultra-creepy synth music in the movie Halloween? Yeah, that was him. The weird part is that he started out wanting to make westerns. » 12/30/14 10:30am 12/30/14 10:30am

This Baby Dressed As Groot Is The Cutest Damn Thing In The Galaxy

Sorry, Ben McKenzie. Your Commissioner Gordon costume seemed to win Halloween 2014, but that award has been retroactively rescinded in order to give it to the true winner: this baby. I can't even stand how adorable this picture is. I think I may be ovulating. » 11/07/14 6:20am 11/07/14 6:20am

Gotham's Ben McKenzie Wins Most Clever Halloween Costume Of 2014

Ben McKenzie plays young James Gordon on Gotham, but for Heidi Klum's big Halloween bash, he dressed as a more traditional version of the eventual Commissioner. The result is outstanding. I hope to god there's an Easter Egg on the season one DVDs of McKenzie playing a few scenes in this get-up. » 11/04/14 6:40am 11/04/14 6:40am

All The Best, Spookiest, And Most Adorable Halloween Costumes!

The candy has all been passed out, the jack-o'-lanterns are way past their prime, and any cobwebs you run into are almost guaranteed to be real. Halloween is over. There's only one thing left to wrap up: checking out all the most amazing entries in this year's Halloween Costume Show! » 11/03/14 7:50am 11/03/14 7:50am

The Scariest, Creepiest and Most Gothic Magic Cards of All Time

Magic: the Gathering is a game of epic fantasy at its core — but deep within the game's dank cellars, rotting tombs, and loathsome sewers lies a slimy, rotting heart of darkness. Here are our favorite artworks of demons, zombies, and other horrors from Magic's long history. » 10/31/14 3:10pm 10/31/14 3:10pm

The Best Halloween Costumes On The Internet

Happy Halloween, people! Tonight is the night — so paint on the makeup and get out your lattes and brooms, you Basic Witch. Here are the most jaw-dropping Halloween costumes we've found posted on the Internet this year. » 10/31/14 1:00pm 10/31/14 1:00pm

Here Are 50 Spooky Songs to Make You Get Up and Dance This Halloween

Halloween music is one of the greatest gifts this time of year gives us. So we've compiled 50 of our favorite scary songs — but we're fully aware we're leaving out some of the greats. If we missed your favorite, or if you have a song that must, must, must be played today, let us know! » 10/31/14 11:30am 10/31/14 11:30am

An Artist Carved The Entire Rosetta Stone On A Pumpkin

We have a winner. You may think that you've seen pictures of the most impressive Jack-O-Lanterns this Halloween season, but nothing could top this pumpkin illuminating a replica of the famed Rosetta Stone, which enabled scholars to finally translate Egyptian hieroglyphics. » 10/31/14 11:20am 10/31/14 11:20am

Nothing Says Halloween Like People Screaming at Horror Games

Let's plays of horror games are popular for good reason: watching someone else lose it over a jump scare can be hilarious, and, in case you're a huge coward (like me), even therapeutic. There have been lots of really good videos over the years—and what better time to take a look back than Halloween? » 10/31/14 1:42pm 10/31/14 1:42pm

Halloween Candy, Ranked by Healthiness

Candy and "healthy" don't really go together, but some candy is better than others. As you go through the buckets of candy brought home tomorrow, choose wisely. » 10/30/14 4:54pm 10/30/14 4:54pm

The Motherlode Of Deliciously Disturbing And Disgusting VHS Horror Art

Remember the good old days of trolling the video rental horror section and just starring agape at the wondrous collection of VHS horror cover art? Well, this Halloween we're ready to celebrate all things horror by taking you back to the days of grotesque VHS cover art in our massive gallery. Enjoy. » 10/30/14 1:21pm 10/30/14 1:21pm

The Perfect Lineup of Tabletop Horror Games for a Scary Game Night

Halloween is a great excuse to get together with friends and do some gaming. These horror-themed board and card games are perfect for playing in a single crisp autumn evening, and you might even prevent (or cause) the apocalypse. » 10/30/14 11:20am 10/30/14 11:20am

What is the Scariest Short Story You've Ever Read?

The Psycho Shower Scene, Recreated Entirely In Jack O'Lanterns

Now this is a Psycho remake we never saw coming. Yuliya Tsukerman carved a bunch of pumpkins into shots from Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, and then turned them into a stop-motion movie. » 10/29/14 11:30am 10/29/14 11:30am

​What's The Night Before Halloween Called? It Depends On Where You Live

Cabbage Night? Devil's Eye? The evening of October 30th has long been a time for pranks across the U.S., but as this map prepared by the Cambridge Online Survey of World Englishes reveals, the name for these nighttime "festivities" varies considerably depending on local traditions and dialects. » 10/29/14 9:30am 10/29/14 9:30am

Tons Of Horror Webcomics To Terrify You This Halloween

You were't planning on sleeping this week, were you? Good, because we've got a list of webcomics to chill and thrill you. From post-apocalyptic epics filled with monsters to anthologies packed with serial killers, alien invaders, and nightmares come to life, here is something for every sort of horror fan. » 10/29/14 8:00am 10/29/14 8:00am

Tell Us About Your Area's Local Legendary Monsters!

Yeah, we know: They can't all be the Loch Ness Monster or the Yeti. Still, we want to know about the mythical creatures, beasts, cryptids, and monsters that (at least as far as local lore is concerned) inhabit your locale. » 10/29/14 7:10am 10/29/14 7:10am