Lately I’ve been having nightmares about robots.
I’ve watched horror movies and read scary stories since I was a child. Although a few scared me, I didn’t start having nightmares about “movie monsters” until I saw the film It Follows. So what made this movie enter my dreams when others didn’t?
Nearly 100 years ago, there was no drug to help with erectile dysfunction, but Bernard Scheinkman came up with an alternative. It’s not clear whether this nightmarish penile splint was ever manufactured — but you have to love the baroque logic of combining a cock ring, an open condom, and a shelf.
In Before I Wake, parents (Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane) still grieving the loss of their young son decide to foster an adorable boy who'd be a perfect li'l angel ("He likes butterflies!") if only he didn't have such horrifying nightmares that come true. Yo kid, don't peek under the bed!
A recent study shows that medical students who had negative dreams about an exam the night before did better than those students who didn't. The results offer support for the Threat Simulation Theory, which suggests we dream as a way to prepare for real-life threats.
Conceptual photographer Nicolas Bruno has suffered from sleep paralysis since he was 15. In confronting the visions, and feelings of fear and helplessness, that can accompany this phenomenon, Bruno has discovered that transposing the notes from his sleep-paralysis journal to his photoshoots provides him a powerful…
In Dreams is an experimental documentary on a familiar subject: common recurring nightmares. But with a little animation, the dreamers are transformed into the very things they fear when they close their eyes.
Scientists have been investigating nightmares for over a century. Their work has resulted in some seriously bizarre findings, but nothing is more strange than the discovery of what people's most common nightmares are.
Xena: Warrior Princess isn’t just a cult TV success, but a feminist icon. The tough warrior fought for the good of the realm in the show, but the show itself helped pave the way for a new generation of female action stars and entertainment. Which makes the show’s decision to chuck Xena to put Gabrielle in a horrible,…
Do you like E.T. ? Do you enjoy aliens who try to abduct young children and look like scrotums? Do you hate yourself with the passion of a thousand dying suns? Then you might want to order yourself NECA's new 1:1-scale E.T. replica! This puppet stands nearly three feet tall, can be pre-ordered for $250, and has an…
Nightmares are one of the more loathsome aspects of the human condition. But there is a science behind these terrifying visions. And there are actually a few simple ways to keep the bad dreams away.
There's art that challenging and art that's a little scary, and then there's art that you wouldn't want showing up in your back yard at night. This bizarre statue sitting off a road in Fredericton, New Brunswick, definitely falls into the latter category. She looks like she might just follow someone home.
A soldier tries to sleep. But he is not safe in his dreams. Jolted awake by a nightmare, the combat veteran fumbles in the dark for his 3-D glasses.
How can you bring the vivid, disturbing transformations from Randy Queen's comic book Darkchylde to life on the big screen? New test footage, showing a nice Southern girl mutating into creatures from her nightmares, gives us our first glimpse.