Horror Short Slash in the Box Offers a Reminder to Fear All Scary Toys

Image: Screen grab via YouTube
Image: Screen grab via YouTube

In Nick Everhart’s horror short Slash in the Box, a cheerfully naive man brings home a rusty old jack-in-the-box, which is his first mistake. It’s also his last mistake. This little creeper might not be as phobia-inducing as Pennywise, but it definitely has some serious nightmare potential.

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Clowns never bothered me. This was the little monster who set me on the path to a lifelong distrust of dolls:

I will never understand why my mom let me watch that movie as a kid.