Phil Fasso’s “Hell of Fame” Inductee: KING KONG

*Editor’s note: For Icons of Fright‘s ten year anniversary, we’ve extended our hands to have former members of Icons contribute something, if they so desired. Phil Fasso wrote for Icons and was steering the ship for a bit some years back, and he took us up on that offer. So, read Phil’s piece on King […]

Genre Gut-Punches: THE DEATH OF LAURIE STRODE!

Very few character deaths piss me off as much as that of Laurie Strode. HALLOWEEN‘s heroine was put through enough trauma to screw someone up for life, just within the first two films, before being killed off in off-screen events between HALLOWEEN 2 and 4, brought back with some serious retcon work inHALLOWEEN: H20, just to be killed again […]

“You Can’t Keep A Good Guy Down”: Natty’s TOP FIVE CHUCKY MOMENTS

At the wee age of four, my grandfather thought it would be a great idea to let me watch CHILD’S PLAY. I remember sitting down in a plastic lawn chair in the middle of the living room (I was a rebel), while I sipped on some apple juice. Not only did it blow my mind, […]

90’S HORROR KID TV SPOTLIGHT: GRAVEDALE HIGH

(Author’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series where BJ Colangelo takes a trip down memory lane and talks about the kid friendly horror TV shows from the 1990s/early 2000s that helped shape her into the horror loving fangirl she is today.) Before MONSTER HIGH dolls dominated the world of girl’s toys, there were […]

Natty’s FIVE FILMS TO GET YOUR GUESTS TO LEAVE!

Right about now, you are probably wondering what this is all about. Yes, you read the title right. Sometimes, all it takes is a few minutes into a horrendous film to get any friends in your home to want to get as far away from your home as possible. This is the part where the […]

Wait, Huh? Jerry’s Most “WTF” Double Feature Experiences!

Growing up in the ’80s, my childhood was filled to the brim to double features. Whether in the local multiplex, or at the drive-in, there wasn’t a single thing that I enjoyed more than giving the box office my couple of bucks, and seeing whatever weird ass double features they programmed. I wasn’t around during […]

90′s Kid Horror TV Spotlight: SO WEIRD

(Author’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series where BJ Colangelo takes a trip down memory lane and talks about the kid friendly horror TV shows from the 1990s/early 2000s that helped shape her into the horror loving fangirl she is today.) Known for being the most tame and family friendly of all of […]

Natty’s FIVE CHARACTERS WHO COULDN’T DIE SOON ENOUGH!

I’ve learned a few things from my years of watching horror films. You find yourself either cheering FOR, or cringing in fear AT the “scary” characters. Whether they’re zombies, creatures, or serial killers, they either invade our hearts, or nightmares. We also cheer for the hero, or heroes,  who do whatever they can to survive..but […]