Blood on a Budget

Blut auf einem Etat (“Blood on a Budget”)

on August 20, 2014 | Leave a comment

Germany’s reputation for extreme horror, brought about by gritty underground films Violent Shit and Nekromantik, can be hard to live up to. Thankfully, our no-budget buddies across the Atlantic are up to the challenge, and with entries like Voyage to Agatis and Necronos: Tower of Doom, they prove there’s still plenty of extremity left in das Vaterland.

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News and Events

THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE: RUE MORGUE HEEDS THE CALL

on August 19, 2014 | Leave a comment

Never one to back away from a challenge (or help a good cause), our fearless leader, Dave Alexander, steps up to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
And we have the video proof right here!

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Festival of Fear

Bigfoot Horror Stageplay Coming to Festival of Fear 2014

on August 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

As anyone who has ever attended a Festival of Fear knows, there is always something on offer that just simply kicks ass. From Clive Barker painting a brand-new work live in the flesh, to Udo Keir hosting a costume contest, the thrills consistently exceed expectations from year-to-year. And 2014 is no exception. Among the multitude of splendiferous offerings this year, Rue Morgue will be serving up something entirely novel, yet wholly ancient. For this time around, Festival goers will be treated to a live staged-reading of a no holds barred horror play.

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Rue Morgue Podcast, Uncategorized

Episode 169: THE FINAL CHAPTER

on August 18, 2014 | 31 Comments

On the most epic episode in the history of the Rue Morgue Podcast, Feedback, Winston & Last Chance “Genie in the Lamp” select the winners for the Scream and Twilight Zone DVD Contests!

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Top Five Thursdays

TOP FIVE THURSDAYS: THE PARENT TRAP

on August 14, 2014 | Leave a comment

It’s Thursday, so it must be time for another Top Five. This week, Will Foran looks at the ties that bind (and occasionally choke) us, with his choices for Top Five Best (Worst) Parents.

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Festival of Fear

CINEMACABRE: FESTIVAL OF FEAR EDITION presents WES CRAVEN’S NEW NIGHTMARE

on August 13, 2014 | Leave a comment

Join us for a very special Festival of Fear edition of Cinemacabre, with a 20th anniversary screening of Wes Craven’s New Nightmare at The Royal. Read on for more.

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Horror News

Kojima, Del Toro and Reedus: New SILENT HILL Teaser

on August 13, 2014 | Leave a comment

A new SILENT HILL game? Developed by Hideo Kojima AND Guillermo Del Toro? With Norman Reedus as the lead character? All true. Read on for the first details of the franchise’s latest incarnation.

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Rue Morgue Podcast, Uncategorized

Episode 168: GERMAN SPARKLE PARTY

on August 13, 2014 | 5 Comments


Feedback, Lance & Winston consume copious amounts of Coke & Cheese and read letters from the listeners.

As mentioned on this episode, here’s the video Lance threatened to do if we lost the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award:

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Audio Drome

DOYLE ANNIHILATES AMERICA!

on August 12, 2014 | Leave a comment

Former Misfit guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein is on the road for the Annihilate America Tour. Will the monster be coming to YOUR town? Read on and find out!

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Monstro Bizarro

Monstro Bizarro: ‘Swamp Monsters’ and ‘Monsters Underground’ Invade TV

on August 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The wave of cryptid-inspired television continues with two new shows debuting on Discovery’s Destination America channel. SWAMP MONSTERS and MONSTERS UNDERGROUND take the psuedo-fictional approach of their successful show, MOUNTAIN MONSTERS, to new and scarier places across America.

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