Psychology

@RareHorror Failed to Learn a Lesson, but so Did We

In case you’re late to the party concerning all the drama that’s gone down on #HorrorTwitter over the past few days, I’ll try and quickly recap, before digging in deeper. In a nutshell… @RareHorror got called out for sharing art, but not crediting the artists. They pushed back with their reasons why they didn’t want

Why Do We Love the Scary or Strange?

I am besotted with the creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky. I find things some would consider weird, wacky, or “way out” to be wonderful and whimsical, which is more in line with how I like to see the world anyway (you’re welcome for all that alliteration). I’m not sure if I can attribute my admiration

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Real Nightmares: Drinks Are On Us

Although the surroundings are different, the nightmares that I’ve been having the past few years involve some of the same things. It starts like a regular dream, but turns nightmarish when a glass of liquid, varying between full to 1/4 full, is randomly sitting there. Without thinking, I grab it and chug it down. As

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Real Nightmares: Knock, Knock

I’ve had this recurring nightmare as long as I can remember. I’m sitting in the living room of my parent’s house, and even though I’m 30 years old now, I’m always a child (perhaps seven or eight) in this setting. Someone knocks at the door and I go through the kitchen and into the laundry

Real Nightmares: Mummy Stairs

In vein of the Real Nightmares reality show that never made it to air, I thought we’d have a little segment where we invite you, the reader, to share your own nightmares here on Halloween Love. Simply submit a guest post with a header in this format: Real Nightmares: [Simple, Title-like Description of Your Nightmare]

The Descent (2005)- A Claustrophobe’s Worst Nightmare

By now Neil Marshall’s horror masterpiece The Descent has been given its fair share of praise, but when a film succeeds this well can we ever give it enough? The film is now eleven years old but I still find myself revisiting it at least once per year, often more, which is strange considering I

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Embracing the Terror: What Was Once My Nightmare, Is Now My Passion

At some point in our lives most of us were terrified of horror films. Somehow though, we still got to the point of near obsession where we can’t stop consuming what used to destroy us. How does this come to be? I don’t think I can answer for you guys but I can distinctly remember