LON CHANEY AND THE ART OF SUFFERING

Silent film star, horror legend, and pioneer of special effects make-up Lon Chaney died on this day back in 1930. He was just 47 years old.  Hollywood’s finest character actor was best known for his roles in films like The Hunchback of Note Dame and The Phantom of the Opera. Chaney had an uncanny ability…

JASON VOORHEES WAS CERTAINLY NO BOY SCOUT

On this day back in 1980 the horror classic, Friday the 13th was released to eager audiences. The film follows a group of freshly minted, teenaged, camp counselors as they attempt to re-open a long abandoned and neglected summer camp. Unfortunately throughout this process, the teens are quietly stalked and murdered one by one. You…