Haunted Houses and Rides

Visiting Pennsylvania’s Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride

There are a select few haunted attractions that are known the world over and widely considered to represent the industry’s proverbial cream of the crop, and Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride is one of those haunts that’s often listed amongst the best. Started in 1991 and run out of Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania, Bates Motel is

Movie Review: The Houses October Built (2014)

Found footage movies have acquired a pretty lousy reputation over the years. In many ways, the sub-genre has come to represent the absolute pinnacle of creative bankruptcy within the horror genre, as each new one feels like an exact replica of the last. The problem with this rampant horror fan hatred of all things found

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 24: Ranking the Houses!

If there’s one thing on this planet that every horror fan must experience before making the transition from functioning member of society to worm food, it’s Universal Studios’ annual Halloween Horror Nights extravaganza. This is something that several horror fans have told me throughout the years, and it’s something that I’m happy to say that

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5 Reasons You Should Visit A Halloween Attraction

A bloodcurdling scream cuts through the dark shadows. Menacing creatures loom through the thick, murky fog. Petrifying surprises await around every corner… This is what people voluntarily sign up for. There’s quite a lure when it comes to haunted houses and spooky attractions – especially this time of year. Despite the terror that comes along

Left Behind : Haunting Urban Exploration Photography By Andre Govia

What’s the creepiest, most unnerving location you have ever visited? Chances are the answer to that question for many people will be somewhere deserted … somewhere abandoned. When I was 14 years old a rumour started to spread around my school regarding the existence of a ‘ghost house’ in the area. My friends and I

Today Is National Bat Appreciation Day!

Seriously, today apparently IS National Bat Appreciation Day. Considering how important and iconic our spooky friends are within the rich history of horror I couldn’t let this MOMENTOUS day pass without a small personal tribute to these fluffy little terrors. I start with a quote from Dan Castellaneta as the ‘Zoo Keeper’ from a classic

The Most Awesome Images Found on Social Media: 2/10-2/14

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images that I’ve stumbled across on social media this past week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! I don’t know how the weather’s been where

Step Into a Horror Film With Pennsylvania’s Gore Camp

Last week here on Halloween Love, we talked about haunted attractions and how scary we really want them to be, in the wake of a short film called Fear, Inc. making its way onto the internet. While most agreed with me that your typical run of the mill haunted attractions are fun enough as is,

The Horror of Salt Lake City

About two weeks ago, I began a road trip throughout California and Oregon and assured everybody I’d be bringing back ghost stories to share with the readers of this blog. Unfortunately, during my travels, I found very little in the way of horror. Whether it be I was too busy dancing about other people’s living

Through the Eyes of a Haunted House Actor

A step through the doors takes you between the barrier of the bright sunshine and the chilly, cool warehouse. Dust floats about you like little ghosts whispering your name. You proceed into the darkness, pushing aside a black drape and seeing the line of people waiting to be cast. You get through casting easily enough.