Five Creepy Unexplained Mysteries Part 5

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This week I am continuing my series to explore some of the most chilling cases of the unexplained to occur. If you wish to get caught up on the rest of the series feel free to check them out; here, here, here, and here. Submitted for your approval here are five more creepy unexplained mysteries. … Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: What is the Cthulhu Mythos?

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Welcome to our new series! What is it? Well, I’m old enough to remember when being a geek wasn’t cool or even accepted. I remember a friend of mine asking me why I read comics, pointing out that I was the only person in the school who did (don’t get cranky, he meant well). These … Continue reading

10 Great Winter Horror Films

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It’s that time of year where the holidays are over and we’re left with miserable weather and nothing to celebrate for a while. If you’re like me and hate the cold, you may want to spend your dark winter nights curled up on the couch with a horror film. Here’s a list of ten great … Continue reading

The 10 Scariest Monsters of ‘The Twilight Zone’

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In 1959, television legend Rod Serling submitted for the audience’s approval a television show which was unlike anything else on the tube at the time and would influence the entire television medium for decades to come, The Twilight Zone. For five seasons viewers were terrified by a menagerie of monsters and villains which not only … Continue reading

2015’s Horror Line-Up

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A new year is upon us which means a new crop of horror films. Listed below are the horror films set to release in 2015 (release dates are for the United States). The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (January 2) This sequel takes place 40 years after the first haunting and has a … Continue reading

2014’s Top Scream Queen: Olivia Cooke

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We talk about Scream Queens a lot here at House of Geekery; past ones, present ones, and underrated ones as well. 2014 is just about over and while examining this past year’s horror selections there was one clear winner as to who was the reigning Scream Queen of 2014 and that is Miss. Olivia Cooke. Who … Continue reading

5 Creepy Unexplained Mysteries Part 4

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It is time once again to look into the bizarre and unexplained (and if any of you dear readers do explain them keep it to yourself and don’t ruin it for the rest of the class). Let us at the House of Geekery give you another look into the unknown and the paranormal with 5 … Continue reading

Why I Love ‘John Carpenter’s The Thing’

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  Guillermo Del Toro once said that 1982’s The Thing was one of the most influential films in his life.  When he left the theater he knew he wanted to be a director.  To me this demonstrates the transcendent power of film, how movies can not only influence our choices, but completely alter the trajectory of our lives.  … Continue reading

Five Most Haunted Places in America

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Despite being a relatively young country compared to many others in the world, the United States has a rich and complex history. It is this history which has given the nation some of its best ghost stories and mysterious haunted landscapes. Among the numerous ghost filled halls of the country a handful of places stand … Continue reading

Frighteningly Overlooked Horror Films Part 2

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A wise man (ie the guy who owns the video store I go to) once said of the horror genre that, you need a lot of space to collect it because it is a genre of cinema which at this point goes back a century.  Of course over such a long period of time, with … Continue reading