On HalloweenBartLisa and Maggie sit in the treehouse and tell scary stories, while Homer eavesdrops on them. Bad Dream House[ edit ] The Simpsons move into an old house, wondering at its low cost. Their questions are answered when the walls begin to bleed and objects begin to fly through the air, and Lisa senses an evil presence in the house.
Scientific American Click this link for a list of valuable social lessons that are reflected in some well-known horror films.
What Makes Horror Movies Scary? Baylor University A film historian at Baylor University believes horror movies are so compelling because they reflect the difficult and disturbing aspects of our society and ourselves.
Researchers Examine the Fun of Fear Source: University of Pittsburgh Two faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh have teamed up to study the science of fear. They are interested in learning more about the psychological benefits of being scared.
No ghost stories at camp? The Boston Globe Telling scary stories around a campfire is an American tradition. Read this article and decide how you feel about the issue. School Library Journal Interested in reading some creepy stories?
Check out this list of seven recommendations from the School Library Journal. Horror movies tap into a primal fear instinct in your brain Source: Lovecraft tribute still haunting on a beautiful spring day Source: On the trail of a monster across Europe Source: How would you like to visit the sites that may have inspired Mary Shelley to write her famous tale?
Smithsonian This article points out that Edgar Allan Poe should be credited with creating the character upon which Sherlock Holmes was based. A Legacy of Horror Films Source: Explore interviews with famous directors and images from classic horror films.
Fiction Podcasts Are Finally a Thing! Wired Read this article to find out how science fiction and horror stories have helped make fiction podcasts more popular.
One third of parents avoid reading children scary stories, study finds Source: The Guardian A recent survey found that many parents avoid exposing their children to frightening stories and characters. Read to find out why some people think parents should let their kids read scary books.Leagues of Gothic Horror Appendix 1: Edgar Allan Poe - This mini-supplement for Leagues of Gothic Horror adds more from the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
It includes Blo This mini-supplement for Leagues of Gothic Horror adds more from the works of Edgar Allan . 18th century Gothic horror drew on these sources with the seminal and controversial The Castle of Otranto () by English author Horace Walpole.
This marked the first incorporated elements of the supernatural instead of pure realism. Jun 26, · The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be .
"Treehouse of Horror" is the third episode of The Simpsons' second season.
It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 25, The episode was inspired by s horror comics, and begins with a disclaimer that it may be too scary for children. It is the first Treehouse of Horror episode. This entry was posted in The Thrill of Horror and tagged Arts & Entertainment, Culture & Society, Historic Figures, People on June 1, by Amit Soni.
18th century Gothic horror drew on these sources with the seminal and controversial The Castle of Otranto () by English author Horace Walpole. This marked the first incorporated elements of the supernatural instead of pure realism.