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@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