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Video Nasties


‘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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Anthology Television Part 2

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Continuing on with our essay,  we present –  Vintage Screams: Anthology Television Part 2. If you missed the first part you can access Vintage Screams: Anthology Television Part 1 directly here. DARKROOM aired from 1981 to 1982, each hour-long episode featuring two or more stories of varying length hosted by actor James Coburn. Starring Steve Allen, David Carradine, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, June Lockhart and Esther ...

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Key Genre Films 1980s


How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production ...

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Interview: Author Nick Redfern (Keep Out!)


Exclusive Horrornews.net Unexplained Confidential Interview – Nick Redfern Book: Top Secret Places Governments Don’t Want You To Know About.  High Security Facilities, Underground Bases, And Other Off-Limits Areas. KEEP OUT! What would you say is the most guarded top secret location in the United States? In the World? Answer: Well, I guess the most closely guarded facility in the US ...

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Horrors of Humanity: W Mesa Bones and Green Chili


New Mexico, the “Land of Entrapment” as the locals call it, is a swell place to go to observe Southwest culture. You can experience all of the Natives wearing the same Slipknot shirts while validating that we should have offered their great grandparents even more rotted meat and smallpox blankets. You can also witness their whining about being f*cked over ...

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Unexplained Confidential: Colorado Springs Paranormal Association


Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview: Bev Sninchak Founder/Team Lead Colorado Springs Paranormal Association (C.S.P.A.) How did you first get interested in the paranormal? As a young girl of about 9 or 10, I used to go to the library and plant myself in what was known back then as the occult section of the library. My initial fascination was due to a ...

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Unexplained Confidential: Long Island Paranormal Investigators


Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview : Robert Levine – Co Founder, Lead Investigator Long Island Paranormal Investigators 1. How did you get involved in paranormal investigations? I got involved in paranormal investigations through combining a mutual interest with my friend Mike Cardinuto 8.5 years ago. I was taking a college course on the sociology of the paranormal, and was looking for a ...

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The Devil Tree


They say that, sometimes, seeing a ghost is just a matter of situational gravity. The 1995 earthquakes in Kobe, Japan brought with them a wide, broad rash of ghost sightings. So too did the tsunami in Thailand, 2004, and Hurricane Katrina, 2005. Ghost sightings are a dime a dozen at battlefields the world over, and it’s relatively accepted that any ...

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FANS WEIGH IN: Do you think the new MUNSTERS remake will be any good? Good idea or bad idea?

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NBC has announced that they have charged PUSHING UP DAISES creator Bryan Fuller to pen a pilot for their remake of the original 1960’s classic series THE MUNSTERS. NBC plans to make the show a “darker version” of the original campy sitcom to show “another side” of the family and what it is like to live in their world. The ...

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