The Walking Dead Recap: Scary Tales — Plus, Alpha, From Mother to Monster

“Some people ain’t meant to be parents,” Daryl opined in Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead. And once we’d heard Lydia’s stories about her mother — and these were just the chilling tip of the iceberg — there could be no doubt that the she-beast who called herself Alpha was one of those people. How bad […]

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: FIRST LOOK at Guillermo Del Toro movie

Guillermo Del Toro’s latest project is based on the exceedingly popular book series. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Each of the three books contained multiple short stories perfect to scare your socks off… Del Toro shared the poster to his own Twitter account […]

“Scary” reality: Meds tainted with germs, glass, carcinogens, mystery particles

Enlarge / What else is in there? (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An investigation by Kaiser Health News into thousands of recent drug recalls reveals a frightening record of medicines in the US being tainted with dangerous bacteria, mold, glass shards, rubber bits, cancer-causing chemicals, mysterious powders, and worrying metal particles. There were also cases of medications […]

Sabrina Holiday Special Trailer: Ghosts, Demons and a Very Scary Christmas

It’s the holiday season… but it always seems to be Halloween on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, doesn’t it? Netflix just released a trailer for Sabrina‘s upcoming holiday special A Midwinter’s Tale (debuting Friday, Dec. 14 on the streamer), and despite the festive trappings, things are still spooky as hell in Greendale. Wooden dolls are coming […]

The 6 Best Scary Movies to Buy or Stream This Week

Halloween is right around the corner and this week’s new disc and streaming releases are (aside from Sorry to Bother You, which we’ll cover in this space next week) a little underwhelming. So rather than focusing on those titles, here’s a special edition of the weekly home viewing column, tilted in the direction of horror movie viewing […]

The Scary Truth About Nightmare Disorder And Top Treatments that Work

Most of us have had the experience of deeply distressing nightmares that wake us up. But for those suffering symptoms of nightmare disorder, the experience can be terrifying, let alone the idea of falling asleep in the first place. Untreated, nightmare disorder can have a significant, dastardly impact on our ability to just function normally, […]

Losing your passport abroad can be scary — here are 4 steps you should take immediately

Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Losing your passport when you’re traveling can quickly turn into a real-life nightmare. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to swiftly handle an unexpected obstacle while avoiding major interruption to your original itinerary and travel plans. Here’s what to do if your passport is lost or stolen while you’re abroad. […]

Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at IndyCar Pocono

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was taken by helicopter for medical treatment following a first-lap accident at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. The driver from Guelph, Ont., was attempting to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay when the two cars slightly touched. That caused Hunter-Reay's car to careen into the wall and Wickens' car was pulled along for the […]