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Exorcism

First Exorcism, I exorcise thee, most vile spirit, the very embodiment of our enemy, the entire specter, the whole legion, in the name of Jesus Christ, to get out and flee from this creature of God. He himself commands thee, who has ordered those cast down from the height of heaven to the depths of the earth. He commands thee, …

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Evolution of Science Fiction in Television: MST3K

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATRE 3000 One Man. Four robots. Hundreds of really bad Sci-Fi B-movies………pure comedic gold. On November 24, 1988, we watched in horror and laughed out loud with Joel, Crow T. Robot, Gypsy, Tom Servo, and Cambot at such cinematic gems as Manos: The Hands Of Fate and The Brain That Wouldn’t Die. This American cult television series kept …

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Dead Gremlin

In the bog, there is a horror writer who doesn’t know he’s a horror writer. There’s a great deal of paranoia involved when writing the paranormal. As I type one letter at a time, I feel as if my soul starts to empty into the computer. Time becomes irrelevant. It may take me an hour just to type one sentence …

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Time Travel

Our world, our universe, may not just be by itself. We might be just one of many parallel universes. It leads to the possibility that when you make a decision, there’s another you who made the opposite decision in a parallel universe.” – Dr. Ronald Mallett, professor of physics at the University of Connecticut The Grandfather Paradox is one of …

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Horror Hosts: Dr. Gangrene

Gather around one and all, Plant yourself in front of the boob-tube for some of your favorite horror treasures. I used to love watching scary movies as a kid. Even better, I used to love it when someone hosted those movies and talked a bit about them and took you through each commercial breaks. Those were the times. Now, most …

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Ghost Hunting in New Jersey

Welcome to the wonderful world of Unexplained Confidential. This is the column that you come to when you want to look beyond the movies, and find out the reality that The Exorcist and Poltergeist films are based on -or- when you want to learn the difference between Ghostbusters and Ghosthunters. Today, we talk with Rosalyn Bown, Certified Investigator, Team Leader, …

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Fringe Realities & Beyond

It’s Joyhorror once again exploring the impossibilities of the possible. Last time out I mentioned the Fringe finale and the image of the World Trade Center shown in an Alternate Reality. Is the concept of a Parallel Universe that far fetched? What exactly is a Parallel Universe? It is reality as we know it – but it’s a little different. …

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Majestic-12

I have a confession to make: I love a good conspiracy theory. Thanks to the internet, there are more conspiracy theories than ever before. They range from the simply fanciful – like KFC is owned by the Ku Klux Klan which laces the food with a drug that makes coloured men impotent – to the overly complex, like the death …

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Werewolves (Robert Curran)

This edition of Unexplained Confidential is dedicated to Michele Gosciniak. Happy Birthday from Michael Joy and Horrornews.net ! It’s my favorite time of the year and it’s custom made for everything scary and spooky. Where did September go? I blinked my eyes and that month is history. I guess I’ll just have to put in some horrornews overtime this month. …

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Evolution of Science Fiction in Television: The Outer Limits

“There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are now controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. We can deluge you with a thousand channels or expand one single image to crystal clarity and beyond. We can shape your vision to anything our imagination can conceive. For the next hour …

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Black Hole

New research determines the largest black hole ever measured, and I’m not talkin’ bout your mama. In the center of the M87 galaxy this black hole weighs 6.4 billion times our Sun’s mass. That’s like two times as big as astronomers once thought. Here’s a chart that compares a black hole and a bulge. I don’t know, why does this …

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