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Photos: GoreFest VIII: Cirque du Slaughté

The musical slasher gore comedy musical returns to ImprovBoston
The musical slasher gore comedy musical returns to ImprovBoston
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  November 05, 2010

Photos: Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party

The annual Bloodfeast Halloween party celebrates its 7th year at Machine on October 30, 2010.
Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party | Machine | October 30, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 05, 2010
Caption contest!: Michael Jackson's back, just in time for Halloween

Caption contest!: Michael Jackson's back, just in time for Halloween

Photo: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN It being the magical time of year that it is -- when the dead rise -- we've been lying in wait for...
By Michael Goetzman  |  October 29, 2010

Slay Bells: The world of Infinite Santa 8000

Episode #1 of Infinite Santa 8000 Go ahead, pick any character, any person (even this guy); put them in a post-apocalyptic dystopia, and you've got...
By Steve Miller  |  October 29, 2010

''We haunt to scare'': Scenes from SpookyWorld

SpookyWorld is deadly serious business.
A trip report from the land of nightmare wraiths, chainsaw butchers, demon clowns, and zombie paintball
By SHAULA CLARK  |  October 29, 2010

Photos: The Walking Dead's zombie plague infests Boston

In the run-up to AMC's The Walking Dead (premieres October 31, 2010), a horde of promo zombies terrorized the streets of Boston.
What it looks like when the undead rise (with the help of a professional makeup crew)
By TARA JONES  |  October 29, 2010


DIY Halloween

How to make an origami haunted house in 27 steps.
By DAVID KISH  |  October 29, 2010
Meet the Mayor: Dorothy's Boutique

Meet the Mayor: Dorothy's Boutique

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats.Dorothy's BoutiqueNikki Depasquale Hansen What are you being...
By Barry Thompson  |  October 28, 2010

VIDEO + PODCAST: Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan at the Brattle Theatre

It's pretty safe to say that no one makes monsters quite like director Guillermo Del Toro makes monsters. I mean, not only did the dude's...
By Steve Miller  |  October 22, 2010

Photos: Rock & Shock 2010 Horror Convention

Attendees, vendors, and horror-themed merch on the convention show floor of the seventh annual Rock & Shock.
Rock & Shock Horror Convention | DCU Center | October 15-17, 2010
By ANDY WARE  |  October 22, 2010
PHOTOS: Feast of Flesh X: Night of the Living Dead Trekkies

PHOTOS: Feast of Flesh X: Night of the Living Dead Trekkies

As our slideshow would attest, plenty of wonderfully oozy ghouls made it out to the Somerville Theatre for J. Cannibal's "Feast of Flesh X," the...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 08, 2010


Photos: Zombies spotted at J. Cannibal's Feast of Flesh X

A night of horror burlesque and zombie antics in Davis Square
A few of the ghouls that trekked out to the Somerville Theatre last weekend
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 08, 2010

Salem's spookiest tourist traps

When America's original Mean Girls started accusing all their Salem neighbors of being witches in 1692, who knew that the city would remember the community hysteria that sent 20 innocent folks to their deaths with the awesomest Halloween shindig anywhere
With Halloween fast approaching, we haunt as many spooky, scary attractions as possible
By GREG COOK  |  October 01, 2010
DOWNLOAD: Spend Halloween with Vincent Price and friends [MP3]

DOWNLOAD: Spend Halloween with Vincent Price and friends [MP3]

 "It ... is ... later ... than ... you ... think ... "Chances are, you're already blitzed with plans for the evening. Lord knows there's...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 31, 2009

10 games that shouldn't have scared us, but did

In honor of Halloween, the Laser Orgy team has compiled a list of ten terrifying moments in video-games. Here’s the catch: all of these moments...
By webteam  |  October 30, 2009

Meat hands, and other truly disgusting Halloween treats

Remember Halloween back in simpler times, when Mom would bake bat-shaped cookies and trick you and your friends into reaching into a bag full of spaghetti “worms”? Good times.
You might want to reconsider making your guests nauseous with these food choices before serving them tons of alcohol.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  October 30, 2009


Pints And Blood On A Saturday Night

The Reverend Al Zombie, organizer of the Providence Zombie Pub Crawl, climbed on the bar at Fatty McGee’s as the event kicked off Saturday night to offer a disclaimer.
The undead
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  October 30, 2009

Haunted Shipyard

Guitar World recently gave credit to KISS for turning “party” into a verb.
Jodi Explodi deliver ghosts of Halloween past
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 30, 2009

Photos: Halloween costumes not fit for public

Stay away from these costume choices this Halloween
From lame, totally un-pc, and just plain wrong, our list helps make sure you're not dressed like an asshole this Halloween
By LISA SPINELLI  |  October 30, 2009

Build a Better Halloween Party: 20 Creepy Video Clips

You can festoon your apartment with all the dollar-store cobwebbing you want, but it's atmosphere that'll make or break a good Halloween party. Over-the-top decor...
By webteam  |  October 28, 2009

Rock & Shock 2009 Post-Mortem: The Convention

Mark Masztal draws zombies  As an angry eldritch god pelts Worcester with foul globs of sleet, we thread our way through the DCU Center --...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 23, 2009


Halloween tips and tricks

What you need to know to keep the kiddies safe
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  October 23, 2009

Battlestar Gourd-lactica, and 8 other nerdgasmic jack-o'-lanterns

If you're looking to add a little geek flair to your Halloween this year, you could just carve Boba Fett into your pumpkin and call...
By webteam  |  October 22, 2009

Freaks come out at night

  Halloween costumes around Boston
By THE PHOENIX WEB STAFF  |  November 03, 2008

Photos: Halloween in Salem

 Halloween freaks come out at night in Salem
By THE PHOENIX WEB STAFF  |  November 03, 2008

Halloween video countdown: Cramps, Misfits

The question about the infamous Cramps gig at the Napa State Mental Hospital isn't so much who in th...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 28, 2006

Halloween video countdown: Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson

The Sean-era White Zombie was pretty great, especially up until and right after MTV caught on. They ...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 27, 2006

Halloween video countdown: all-star "Bela Lugosi's Dead," Son House

As songs about vampires go, "Bela Lugosi's Dead" isn't really enough work for even one ghoul, let al...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 26, 2006

Halloween video countdown: the Mummies, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

Ahh, the classics. Halloween and garage-rock go together like Monoman and getting old and fat. The M...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 25, 2006

Halloween video countdown: Slayer, Gravediggaz

Quick, before Google takes them down: it's the first annual (and maybe the last) OTD Halloween video...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 24, 2006