HORROR

Interviews

Why Horror Icon Barbara Crampton Wants to Ditch the ‘Scream Queen’ Label

The "Sun Choke" star catapulted to cult status for her ear-piercing shrieks in 80s gore-fests like "Re-Animator." She explains why she now says no to damsel in distress roles.
Oliver Lunn
3.13.17
Film

The 1940s Horror Movie That Embraced Lesbianism and Satanism

Homosexuality was still taboo in 1943, but that didn't stop long-forgotten noir film "The Seventh Victim" from boldly tackling female desire onscreen.
Thomas Hobbs
2.24.17
Books

Exploring the Terror of Motherhood with Latin America's Most Promising Novelist

Samanta Schweblin is an Argentinian prodigy whose work has already been translated into twenty languages. Now her mesmerizing, frightening debut novel ‘Fever Dream’ has been translated into English for the first time.
Sirin Kale
1.30.17
Halloween

Blood Bond: Real Life Vampires and the 'Black Swan' Donors Who Feed Them

Real-life vampires exist, and many believe they suffer from a health condition that makes them dependent on human blood. Luckily, there are some who are all too happy to help them out.
Natasha Wynarczyk
10.26.16
Film

The All-Female Collective Championing Horror Films for the Girls

Ahead of a screening of cult horror flick "The Final Girls," we speak to the feminist collective fighting for the right of women everywhere to have the shit scared out of them.
Sirin Kale
7.22.16
Science

The Time When You're Most Likely to See Your Doppelgänger

If you run into your twin on Halloween, it doesn't necessarily mean you're going to die. But it may say something about your health.
Natasha Wynarczyk
10.30.15
HORROR

Why You Scare More Easily Than Your Friends

If you're always the one shrieking in fear during a TV rerun of 'Scream,' science could tell you why—and how to change it.
Stevie Martin
10.30.15
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