The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means 31 Days of Horror, a month-long celebration of all forms of the macabre in pop culture. “The Ten Percent” wanted … Continue reading The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

American Horror Story: Freak Show S04 E12: Show Stoppers

Holy Split Personalities! Dandy thinks he’s the reincarnation of Twisty and Chester thinks his dummy is alive, but I think last week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Freak Show” should … Continue reading American Horror Story: Freak Show S04 E12: Show Stoppers

31 Days of Horror on The Ten Percent: Freaks (1932)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon As All Hallows Eve is here, it seems appropriate to close out “The Ten Percent’s” part of Biff Bam Pop‘s 31 Days of … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror on The Ten Percent: Freaks (1932)

31 Days of Horror 2014 – Dracula (1931)

The Universal Monsters are pop culture icons. Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolfman – all exist in our consciousness in the images created of them back in the 1930s by Universal Studios. … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2014 – Dracula (1931)

American Horror Story: Freak Show S04 E02: Massacres and Matinees

One of the highlights of last week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” other than that freaking scary clown was watching how different Bette and Dot Tattler are from … Continue reading American Horror Story: Freak Show S04 E02: Massacres and Matinees

American Horror Story S04 Preview: From Heads to Freaks

I don’t know about you, but I’m still catching my breath after watching season three of “American Horror Story: Coven.” New Orleans will never be the same and neither will … Continue reading American Horror Story S04 Preview: From Heads to Freaks

Tod Browning’s Tales of Tainted Love

February is Tainted Love Month here at Biff Bam Pop!, which means we are celebrating love, but not the way most of the mainstream Valentine’s Day crowd see it. We’re … Continue reading Tod Browning’s Tales of Tainted Love

31 Days of Horror: One Of Us, One Of Us – Freaks

“Freaks” based on the short story “Spurs” by Tod Robbins, was directed and produced by Tod Browning and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It starred Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova and … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: One Of Us, One Of Us – Freaks

31 Days of Horror – The Man Who Laughs

The Man Who Laughs from 1928 should be remembered alongside other silent classics like The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Notre Dame but somehow it slipped between … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror – The Man Who Laughs

31 Days of Horror: Surviving Nightbreed

I was (and still am) a huge Clive Barker fan. I devoured his “Books of Blood” as they came out. I saw Hellraiser on opening night. And so of course … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Surviving Nightbreed