Horror Headlines: Thursday May 20th, 2010

Because they're not completely satisfied with their previous abomination, Who in their right mind thinks this is a good idea? So much for professional integrity.

In other pointless remake news, MTV has apparently ordered 12 episodes of their upcoming television series "Teen Wolf". As much as I hate to admit it, I'll probably give this one a chance. Don't you dare judge me. Actually, go ahead this time.

Since Hollywood's creativity is running a little short these days, it's not surprising that Robert Shaye's Unique Features is dangerously close to snagging the rights to the hit Playstation 3 thriller "Heavy Rain". Here's a thought: Why not just play the game? Seriously. What the hell is wrong with you people?

In Real People News: 

What should you do if you're a being mugged by three villainous individuals? Run, don't walk, to the handy ninja school down the street. Chances are they're ready and willing to lend a helping hand.

If, like me, you purchased one of those trendy Miley Cyrus bracelets from Wal-Mart earlier this week, you may want to toss them into the nearest dumpster. Unless, of course, you're just hankering for a little cadmium poisoning. I was through with being cool, anyway.

On this day in history: 

1999 - Several decomposing body parts are found rotting away inside a bank vault in Snowtown, Australia.



Todd has been a slave to the horror genre for as long as he can remember. After cutting his teeth on late-night Cinemax schlock and the low-budget offerings found on the classic USA program "Up All Night," our hero moved valiantly into the world of sleazy obscura, consuming the oddest films from around the world with the reckless abandon of a man without fear or reason. When he isn't sitting mindlessly in front of a television set, he can be found stuffing music, video games, and various literary scribblings into his already cluttered mindscape.