Two weeks ago, American Horror Story: Coven introduced a new villain into a season filled with villains (or, at best, anti-heroes). The Axeman. Like Delphine Lalaurie and Marie Laveau, the Axeman is based on a real serial killer that haunted New Orleans early in the century.
A few months ago, we told you about the real-life woman, Madame Lalaurie, on whom Kathy Bates’s role in American Horror Story: Coven is based. But she isn’t the only specter of the past. In the show, her mortal enemy, Marie Laveau, was also based on a very famous New Orleans legend.
In the heart of Beijing, among modern homes and apartment buildings, sits an abandoned Baroque-style mansion, over a century old. No one has lived here for decades, except for ghosts - or so local legend says.
The classic sci-fi / horror tale The Blob is about a gelatinous ball of goo that consumes everyone it can, growing bigger and hungrier as it does. It's a pretty out-there concept, so you may be surprised to find out that The Blob is based on a true story.
Back in March, we ran a piece showcasing ten terrifying movies based on actual events, and due to positive reader response, we're now proud to bring you ten more horror films that take a cue from reality.
On the heels of last week's haunting clown sightings in Britain comes the tale of Le Loyon, a mysterious figure who seems to be haunting the western forests of Switzerland.
The small British town of Northampton is being terrorized by an evil clown. For clarification, the clown hasn't actually done anything evil, other than exist.