Interview: IOF chats with CLOWNTOWN writer Jeff Miller and Director/Actor Tom Nagel

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Oh, clowns. The subjects of fear through the eyes of most children and quite a few adults as well. There’s just something very creepy about them and when tackled correctly, they can make for some serious cinematic scaremakers (see IT for reference). Using the city of Bakersfield, CA’s real life scares (random people dressed as […]

Review: THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT

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For the past decade or so, there has been a rising number of haunted houses or “haunts” that have taken up the majority of the Halloween season. Whether they be smaller, home-based huanted houses or warehouses decked out in scary decorations and masked workers chasing people out while trying to make them piss their pants, […]

Scary Clowns, VHS Tapes, and Halloween Trickery in ALL HALLOW’S EVE

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Let’s face it, clowns are pretty terrifying on their own, let alone clowns torturing and murdering people left and right. Horror fans looking to scared silly this Halloween can rejoice, as the poster/trailer for Damien Leone’s ALL HALLOW’S EVE has made its debut, and seriously…I don’t want to look at that poster again (creeeepy). The […]

Event Report: The 2011 Knott’s Scary Farm’s Halloween Haunt

BUENA PARK, Calif. (August, 2011) – Knott’s Scary Farm is preparing for the witching season, the annual opening of the world’s largest Halloween celebration in the world – Knott’s Halloween Haunt. Starting September 23 and running for 28 horrifying nights the typically family friendly theme park will transform itself for its willing victims into 160-acres […]

Event Report: The 2011 Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

In a semi-buzzed state, my ninja photographer Calvin and I ventured from The Eyegore Awards out into the park for the opening night craziness that is Halloween Horror Nights. There were two ‘must-see’ mazes on our list that seemed to be generating the most buzz from everyone we spoke to. Our first stop, The Thing: […]