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Horror Headlines: Monday December 28th, 2009

The family of the late Dan O'Bannon has launched a new website to celebrate his career. For fans, there is no better place to celebrate O'Bannon's genre legacy, including info on his final script as well as future zombie project he had intended to direct.

Did you get a shiny new Blu-ray player for Christmas? What better way to break it in than with a copy of "Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead" in HD!. The disc arrives on February 23rd.

To help soothe your post holiday blues, new stills have surfaced from the upcoming Nicholas Cage feature, "Season of the Witch". His hair alone is bound to give you a few laughs.

Sure, "American Psycho" is 10 years old now and a new TV airing of the film isn't exactly news worthy. However, this New Zealand billboard promoting the airing on TV2 is pretty amazing!

In the wake of Brittany Murphy's death, DVD rental source Redbox scrambled to pull the cover art from Murphy's last film, "Deadline" across the country. The images of the actress lying dead in a bathtub felt a little too close to home for Redbox... they're probably right.

In Real People News: 

An 84 year old Indian politician resigns his post after a sex tape featuring himself with three women surfaces. Rumors state that his next post will be as a spokesman for Viagra.

Japan's oldest stripper prepares to celebrate her 70th birthday. The world prepares to vomit.

Staff at the Great Yarmouth Sea Life center in Norfolk are cutting brussel sprouts from their menu because the resulting turtle farts are tripping overflow sensors in the tanks. It's the same reason I stay away from them... wouldn't want to gas the family at the dinner table.

On this day in history: 

1987 - R. Gene Simmons kills two coworkers and injures four others in Russellville Arkansas, and then surrenders. The workplace carnage comes after Simmons kills 14 relatives over the Christmas holiday.

Horror Headlines: Wednesday December 9th, 2009

In worrisome news, the upcoming "Nightmare on Elm Street" remake is heading back under the lens for re-shoots after recent test screenings. So far it looks like it will only affect a small diner scene that doesn't involve Freddy, but re-shoots are never a good sign.

The fourth installment for the "Resident Evil" franchise, "Resident Evil: Afterlife" has been pushed back to January 2011. If you're curious for behind the scenes action on this 3D sequel, be sure to follow Milla Jovovich on Twitter as she tweets her way through the shooting of the film.

Good news for you "Dexter" fans; thanks in large part to John Lithgow, the fourth season of the show continues to set records for Showtime. This past Sunday's episode pulled in over 2.1 million viewers. You can pretty much count on our favorite little sociopath coming back next season.

From the laugh out loud news desk, Brittany Murphy has been fired from the upcoming thriller "The Caller", mere days into shooting. She's now officially been replaced by "Twilight" vixen Rachelle LeFevre.

We can finally put to rest one worry about the upcoming "Wolfman", asthe MPAA has officially given the movie an R rating for bloody horror, violence and gore!

In Real People News: 

A Maryland woman kidnaps a pregnant homeless woman and proceeds to try and cut her unborn daughter out of her abdomen. Mother and baby are both expected to make full recoveries.

New Zealand motorists found themselves in a bizarre traffic jam when the tailgate of a truck opens spilling its cargo of blood, fat and discarded animal pieces across the highway. Unfortunately, hopes that it was just a spill from a Weta Workshop truck were completely crushed.

Archeologists find evidence of mass cannibalism at a 7,000 year old site in south west Germany, justifying my refusal to eat liverwurst.

Horror Headlines: Wednesday November 18th, 2009

"The Wolfman", due in theaters February 12th, becomes even more worrisome as the studio brings in a new editor late in the development. With reshoots, new editors and the like, is there any hope of this being a good film? (Editor's Note: NO)

Have you been thinking to yourself, "Boy, I wish Brittany Murphy would do a horror movie!" Well, then you're in luck as the trailer for her new direct to video scare "Deadline" hits the web.

Did you like that Brittany Murphy news? Well guess what, I'm going to blow your mind. She has a second horror film coming out in limited theaters December 4th called "Across the Hall" and lucky you, you can watch the trailer right here!

Is it horror? Not really. Is it pretty cool? Yah, kind of. Is it too late to add to your Christmas list to Santa? Let's hope not. Minimates releases a new series of "Ghostbusters" figures, and they look so cute!

In Real People News: 

A Butler County man files a complaint with a police department claiming his arresting offices left him cuffed in the police cruiser for four hours while they redecorated his house with his girlfriend's dildos.

10th grade teacher Randolph Forde learned today that teaching high school may not be a good fit for his anger issues. Fed up with bad grades and classroom antics, he attempted to hire another student to kill the troublemaker.

A drunk man believing himself to be a ninja impales himself on the top of a five foot fence he tried to vault.

On this day in history: 

1421 - Heavy storms and high tide combine to destroy dikes in southern Holland. The ensuing flooding destroys 72 villages and kills between 4,000 and 10,000 people.

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