First Impressions: The Real Ghostbusters

When there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Everyone knows the answer to this question. The Ghostbusters are a cornerstone of the geek world, especially for horror comedy lovers like myself. However, for some reason, the spin-off cartoon, The Real Ghostbusters, passed me completely by when I was a kid. My first introduction to our paranormal investigators was with the spin-off of the spin-off, Extreme Ghostbusters. And I still haven’t given the original cartoon a chance. Well, that changes today! Let me take a look at the first episode of this classic cartoon, Ghosts R Us.

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First Impressions: Bunnicula (TV Series)

I grew up with all sorts of scary stories for kids, mostly thanks to the Goosebumps series. However, there were a number of other book series I also enjoyed. One such series was Bunnicula, about a dog and cat trying to figure out how to deal with a small vampire rabbit. When I heard there was a TV show being made about the beloved book series, I mostly thought… “Why?” So, how is it? These are my first impressions of the Bunnicula cartoon series.

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Halloween in June Editorial: Modern Horror and Jump Scares

What makes a piece of horror media good? The answer, of course, is not the same for everyone. Some people say that horror needs a good story. Others say that horror needs good atmosphere. Still others say that horror is nothing without a good scare. And that’s what today’s article is all about: Scares. Specifically, the state of scares in modern horror.

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Review: Night Gallery (Pilot)

Portrait of a man, a 25 year old with a penchant for horror stories. A common point of interest, of course, seeing as horror is very popular. He has taken in many pieces of horror culture, including books, movies, and TV shows. How, then, has this man never seen many of the horror classics of yesteryear? Many a piece of media has crossed this man’s path that he has taken no part in. Well, this man has decided to change that, at least in part. This man is Richard, your humble writer, and these are his thoughts on the hour and a half long pilot episode of a certain anthology show. Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Night Gallery.

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Revenge of Halloween in June!

I refuse to let yet another June pass me by without celebrating my favorite made-up holiday! June is upon us and Halloween is months away. Well, no longer! Along with the Longbox of the Damned’s Midsummer Nightmare, I am celebrating my favorite holiday several months early, all month long! That’s right, for the first time in a long while, I vow to have at least 1 article up every day in June! The topic? Anything and everything Halloween-y.

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Every day in June, I will have creepy content for you to peruse and enjoy. There will be Flicking Through Netflix articles, random reviews, top 10 lists, maybe some editorials, and so on. I even hope to have at least one video up this month!  So, consider this the official start of our month long celebration of all things macabre! Welcome back to Halloween in June! We’re bound to have a frightfully good time.