He’s back to fix what he started. The director, co-writer, and composer of the original 1978 horror movie, John Carpenter, is returning to the franchise he created, and will executive produce the tenth Halloween film.
The essence of a character’s appearance is their profile. Head, face, shoulders—all the parts that get sculpted in a bust—should work together to be instantly recognizable. Artist Tom Whalen has now brought the majesty of the pop culture bust into two dimensions with these super cool art prints.
Multiple sources are reporting that Halloween is looking for a new studio. The long-running horror series has been under the banner of Dimension Films since 1995, starting with its sixth film, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, and topping off with the second Rob Zombie-directed remake in 2009.
Over millennia, wind and water have carved this 100-million-year-old granite into an eerie skull to glare at daring hikers in Joshua Tree National Park. The iconic Skull Rock is the perfect way to welcome the growing gloom of dusk on this All Hallows’ Eve.
Everyone knows you’re better off avoiding large cities in the event of a zombie pandemic. But if you’re going to take the risk of living in a city anyway, which one has the best chance of making it through the apocalypse?
I was never a pillowcase kid. Fill the sheets that I put my head on with the goods, risking an errant Mr. Goodbar besmirching my sleeping quarters? No thanks. Besides, a pillowcase would need to go in the wash eventually. My plastic pumpkin was a dedicated trick-or-treating device. And somehow, it managed to stay…
In 1977, Star Wars hit theaters, bringing with it a major merchandizing campaign. Later that year, Halloween costumes based on the films were so popular that suppliers ran out of stock. Starwars.com takes a look at what happened that fall.
If you weren’t already having nightmares about the “Halloween asteroid” taking a detour and crashing into New York City, well, this space rock just got a little spookier. First off, Spooky isn’t an asteroid; according to NASA, it’s a dead comet. Worse! It looks like a haunted human skull.
We asked and you delivered. With over 3,000 comments on this year’s Scary Story contest, this year’s submitters brought their best—sharing hair-raising, spine-tingling tales that were so scary that certain Jezebel writers were forced to sleep with their lights on. These are the ten most terrifying.
We’ve done the spookiest songs before, but this year we decided to be a bit more fiendish in our Halloweening. So treat yourself to twenty-five songs sung by, for, or about villains.
I remember the exact place where they were kept. They hovered together, trapped tightly between two wood slabs until they could be freed. I tried to ignore them, but they called out to me, over and over, in a deep low-pitched moan. Aliiiiiiiiissa. Aliiiiiiiiiissa.
Halloween is just days away, but some people have spent months working on their costumes. And the results are absolutely worthwhile. Behold the most original, the most creative and the most eye-popping DIY costumes on the internet.
Treehouse of Horror V isn’t just one of the best Simpsons Halloween episodes—it’s one of the best episodes of the entire show. But, even for Halloween, it was a surprisingly blood-laden and gory episode for the cartoon. Why? It turns out it was because of complaints from Congress.
We’ve got comic characters in new time periods, hobbits, and generations of Nazi-fighting archeologists. Come on into the io9 Halloween Costume Show and shows us your best!
Halloween is nigh, which means it’s once again time to spend an agonizing twenty minutes in the snack aisle at your grocery store asking yourself a soul-searching question: Which type of candy should I buy?
This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.
I’m covered in flop sweat, my hands are shaking, and an itchy flush in my cheeks hints that tears are just moments away. While the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast is a mere 20 miles from the Providence Amtrak station, I’ve been lost for 30 minutes and it feels like a bad sign.
Everybody is stepping up their Halloween costume game... everyone except you, that is. You’re busy, you’ve got a life, and somehow, it’s five days before Halloween and you’re wondering if you should just buy a tacky store-brought costume. Don’t panic! Here’s our ultimate list of last-minute costume ideas!