John F.D. Taff can trace his obsession with horror to the nights he and his siblings would stay up waiting for their father to arrive home. "My dad worked as a St. Louis policeman and logged late and long hours," recalls Taff. "My mom was a big fan of horror films back then, only she was too scared ... More >>
Thomas Stockman masterminded last spring's Vincentennial, the city-wide celebration of hometown horror-hero Vincent Price's 100th birthday. There were lectures, film screenings, special guest stars, a live-action version of The Abominable Dr. Phibes, memorabilia shows -- it was pretty much the socia ... More >>
Happy Halloween! Let's celebrate with a list of the six best cameos from creepy children in song. 6. Michael Jackson - "Little Susie" The inclusion of Michael Jackson on this list has nothing to do with any accusations of inappropriate behavior with children, of which I will always give the man th ... More >>
Police in Dellwood say they have a possible lead on the man who dressed like a character from a slasher film Sunday and robbed a home for mentally-disabled adults. He's the person hiding out with a thousand dollars in torn and scribbled currency. "Apparently the victim ripped all his money ... More >>
It's Kitchen Nightmare on Elm Street! Okay, not really. Reality TV star/chef Gordon Ramsay makes his film debut in British film Love's Kitchen. It's scheduled to make its U.S. premiere on Tuesday, June 7. The film, a rom-com about a chef who loses his kitchen mojo after his wife's death, then fal ... More >>
Image via Fox Sports Midwest La Russa of his pinkeye: It's like bad makeup in a horror movie.Did you happen to catch one of the post-game press conferences yesterday with Tony La Russa following the Cardinals' double-header against the Washington Nationals? If not, you missed a real fright ... More >>
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He's coming to get you!Today is supposedly the allegedly least-auspicious day of the Gregorian calendar, Friday the 13th. Boo! You scared? If so, you're suffering from friggatriskaidekaphobia, which kind of sounds like you're cursing out the yoga pose that just caused you to bite mat in front of ... More >>
Why won't you DIE?!
The blood in horror movies today is deep red, glistening and incomplete without at least a glimpse of dangling intestines. One need look no further than flesh-and-blood St. Louisian James Gunn, director of 2006's Slither, a down-home B-horror-movie, with its severed tongue in cheek. The blood ru ... More >>
Deathtrap returns to the stage
Week of October 26, 2005