When we say Friday nights are devoted to short horror on TYOH, sometimes we mean really short. Earlier this year, Studio360 issued a film challenge with a theme of “young genius” (and judged by none other than horror icon Wes Craven) that required submissions to be under 30 seconds. Some of… Read More ›
October 1941 trade advert for The Wolf Man in The Film Daily via Scott Marks.
From the time George Romero kicked off the modern era of zombie films with Night of the Living Dead to our recent resurgence of reanimated brain eaters, the zombie has changed little as a horror trope; a shambling nightmare bent on destruction, not so… Read More ›
In 1835, the Southern Literary Messenger published a short story so shocking, so graphic and ghastly, that outraged letters poured into the office of editor Thomas W. White. Written by a relatively unknown Edgar Allan Poe, the story, Berenice, tells of Egaeus, a young man of family and… Read More ›
The above black and white picture has been making the rounds of social media lately, a startling image of a man with two faces, one handsome, one wizened. The image is occasionally accompanied by text that purports to tell the odd… Read More ›
This week’s featured short is Dead Friends, a bizarre little tale from writer and director Stephen Martin. With no dialog and an 11 minute run time, this 2011 short tells the story of nine-year-old Lola Turtle, who lights upon an idea to grow… Read More ›