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A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Happy Mother's Day! Today we celebrate mothers and let them know how much we love and appreciate them. But we who walk here, walk alone — so instead of sending Hallmark cards and flowers, we thank mothers for protecting us from monsters or for being entertainingly evil monsters themselves. Below, I have listed 15 of my favorite horror … Continue reading A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

I love a good jump scare. As I've mentioned, I am particularly susceptible to jump scares, no matter how predictable or stereotypical they are. I am startled by every window blown open by the wind and every cat that jumps yowling into the frame. They always make me jump a few feet out of my seat, but that … Continue reading Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

Fake Horror Geek Girl

Fake Horror Geek Girl

In a few weeks, I will be headed to my first Texas Frightmare Weekend. I’m beyond excited (have you seen that guest list? Dario Frakking Argento!), but I’m also pretty nervous. You see, I have a bit of a fandom inferiority complex. No matter how much I know about a subject, I’m always convinced that … Continue reading Fake Horror Geek Girl