Western literature began with a plague and ever since, writers have been using pandemics to comment on society.
Four spine chillers and a slapstick zombie comedy film to get you back out from behind the sofa.
Horror loves evil twins and doubles because of concepts like the uncanny and otherness. They also provide memorable images for movie makers.
Bilocation is a popular Christian myth but also one that is known to modern physics.
From Dundee to Dublin, horror spectaculars are springing up like zombies from the dead.
Stranger Things is re-writing the 'reference' book on homage and intertextuality.
Stephen King is the undisputed master of horror but does he get the respect he deserves as a 'real' writer?
Clowns were even scarier when you were young.
It's 30 years since the 1987 classic foresaw a dark vicious future where reality TV had taken over. Looks like we forgot to pay attention.
Random clown sightings don't make everyone laugh. A psychologist who has studied creepiness explains why clowns are especially adept at making us squirm.