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Psychic Phenomenon

Unexplained Confidential : Psychic Phenomenon by Dave Gammon Despite living in a technological age consumed by the information highway one of the greatest mysteries known to mankind is the enigma within each of our minds. While scientific evidence indicates the average person only utilizes as little as nine percent of their brain, researchers have speculated the possibilities that lie within …

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Video Nasties: The Darkest Films of Yesterday

‘Video Nasty‘ was a term coined in Britain around 1982 which applied to certain films distributed on video cassette that were criticised by the media and various religious organisations for their violent content. While cinema violence had been regulated by the British Board of Film Censorship for many years, the lack of regulations for video sales (combined with the claim …

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Roswell Paranormal

Ladies and Gentlemen, For the faint of heart, for those who are elderly and the young, for those who scare easily, I offer this WARNING… if you proceed reading this column, Joyhorror and HorrorNews management can not and will not be responsible for what happens. I’m not saying this website is haunted but we have had some “occurrences” lately. I’ll …

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Second Exorcism

Believers welcome, It’s seems only right this Holy time of year that we cast out the demons. If you refer back to my December 2nd column, I posted the First Exorcism and a modern day story of Demoniacal possession. Today, I would like to continue, so here is the Second Exorcism for your twisted entertainment. SECOND EXORCISM: I adjure thee, …

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Evolution of Science Fiction in Television: The War of the Worlds

Greetings Earthlings! I have come to educate the non-believers, and reminisce with the faithful followers of science fiction. In this monthly column, we will start at the beginning then go back to the future…..I will be showcasing the best science fiction shows on television from the terribly awesome 50’s to today. Let’s start with the granddaddy of them all…….. War …

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Key Genre Films 1940s

The forties got off to a cracking start with Paramount’s Technicolor production of Doctor Cyclops (1940) starring Albert Dekker as a crazed scientist who discovers the secret of miniaturisation deep in the South American jungles. The film contains superb special effects sequences which required the construction of gigantic sets and props of everyday articles, including books, chairs, pot-plants and scientific …

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The Invisible Man Saga – A Retrospective on a Lost Legend

Scientific knowledge was never one of the requirements needed for a successful Hollywood scriptwriter. At least science fiction authors are usually aware of scientific flaws and try to disguise them with pseudo-science. For instance, they’ve long got around Einstein’s law regarding the impossibility of faster-than-light travel by taking a short-cut through ‘hyper-space’. My old friend H.G. Wells was well aware …

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