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Let's Do the Time Warp With a Pair Who've Never Seen Rocky Horror Picture Show

It’s just a jump to the left! Halloween might have come and gone, but Rocky Horror Picture Show is a timeless classic that’s great fun no matter when you watch it. We had a Gizmodo Media Group staffer, who’s also part of New York’s official Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast, bring two Tim Curry newbies into the…

The Halloween Sequel Isn't the Only Decades-Old Scary Story to Get a Reboot This Year, Thanks to the DEA The Halloween Sequel Isn't the Only Decades-Old Scary Story to Get a Reboot This Year, Thanks to the DEA

It’s Halloween, my ghoulish friends, the time of spooks, spirits, and things that serve subpoenas in no-knock raids in the night. So it’s no surprise that the Drug Enforcement Agency is continuing to haunt us with scary campfire tales warning of, uh, children eating “drug laced candy” tonight, despite the near-total…

The Best Halloween Book You’ve Never Heard Of: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of A Night in the Lonesome October The Best Halloween Book You’ve Never Heard Of: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of A Night in the Lonesome October

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder. Trees explode into reds, golds, and oranges. Pumpkins begin to show up in damn near everything. That means it’s time to celebrate a forgotten Halloween classic, a novel that manages to mix together classic Victorian horror icons with Lovecraftian dread into a…

The io9 Halloween Costume Show Gallery Is Here! The io9 Halloween Costume Show Gallery Is Here!

Happy Halloween, everybody! For the last month we’ve been asking you to share with us your devilishly delightful plans for costumed creeps this All Hallow’s Eve, and you’ve been spooking up a treat. Here’s just a few of our favorites from your wonderful entries.

Meet the 'Halloween Genes': Spook, Shadow, and Shade Meet the 'Halloween Genes': Spook, Shadow, and Shade

Scientists who study Drosophila, the humble fruit fly, like to have some fun when naming newly identified genes and proteins. There’s the Sonic Hedgehog protein (which looks spiky under a microscope), the Ken and Barbie genes (when they’re mutated, fruit flies don’t develop external genitalia), and the hangover gene…

We Spread the Gospel of Disney Channel's Halloweentown to a First-Time Viewer We Spread the Gospel of Disney Channel's Halloweentown to a First-Time Viewer

Whenever people are asked about the greatest Disney Halloween movie, the answer is usually Hocus Pocus. However...there is another. That’s right, the beloved Disney Channel original movie Halloweentown. Won’t you join us?

The Rise of the Skeleton King, the '80s Bone Dealer Who Changed Halloween The Rise of the Skeleton King, the '80s Bone Dealer Who Changed Halloween

When Marshall Cordell started buying human bones in the late 1970s, he says a full skeleton from India cost “probably $199.” Back then, almost all real human skeletons came from India, and companies there sent him catalogs listing everything from skulls to finger bones for sale.

Spooky Shrieking Bird Looks and Sounds Like Something Out of a Horror Movie Spooky Shrieking Bird Looks and Sounds Like Something Out of a Horror Movie

You walk alone through a foggy forest with nothing but your day bag and binoculars. Birds and insects call quietly as they fly above and creep below. Suddenly, you hear a piercing, metallic alarm like nothing else in nature, followed by an even higher squeal—it sounds like microphone feedback, and it only grows louder…

A Hidden Vape Takes This Smoking, 3D-Printed Ghost Rider Costume to the Next Level

‘Tis the season to go completely overboard with costumes and decorations, so when Mike Warren decided on Ghost Rider for his Halloween getup, he knew he’d have to go the extra mile with a wearable glowing skull helmet surrounded in a cloud of smoke. But instead of reaching for the dry ice, he adapted a more modern…

Halloween's Extra Spooky With Michael Jackson's Thriller Played On Outdated Zombie Technology

There are still a few days left to immerse yourself in everything Halloween before thoughts shift to turkeys and shopping lists. So pull down the blinds, turn up that smoke machine, and put Paweł Zadrożniak’s latest masterpiece on loop as the Floppotron grinds out a wonderful rendition of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’.

This Is How Michael Myers Has Evolved Over The Years This Is How Michael Myers Has Evolved Over The Years

Michael Myers, the star/monster of the Halloween films, has had a wild, wild history.

Absolutely Nothing Will Go Wrong When MIT Lets the Internet Control a Real Person on Halloween Absolutely Nothing Will Go Wrong When MIT Lets the Internet Control a Real Person on Halloween

In a soon-to-launch online social experiment that is definitely in no way going to backfire, researchers with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab are reportedly planning to hand an individual’s free will over to the internet. The experiment, which is titled BeeMe and is being described by MIT as the…

How Horror Movies Get Around Cell Phones How Horror Movies Get Around Cell Phones

Cell phones have changed the way people think, act, and communicate. They’ve also been hell on the horror genre. Smartphones have rendered many classic horror movie tropes ridiculous, or even implausible. However, they’ve also provided opportunities to scare us in new and inventive ways. Let’s look at where modern…

Halloween Costume Show Week 4: One Week to Go! Halloween Costume Show Week 4: One Week to Go!

There are just seven days left until the most spooktacular event of the year. No, not Halloween: the io9 Halloween Costume Show! The dread day of frights and shivers is so close, so come show off what you’ve got planned costume-wise.

These Are 2018's Most Baffling 'Sexy' Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner, meaning it’s time once again for us to look at the weirdest, goofiest, and totally mind-boggling Halloween costumes for sale this year. They’re supposed to be sexy, but they’re mostly bewildering. Come join us down the rabbit hole of awful character licensing and borderline…

Get in the Halloween Spirit With The Nightmare Before Christmas Theme Played on Spooky Decorations

It’s the perfect time of year to curl up with your favorite festive films as the holidays arrive, staring with Halloween. What’s your favorite spooky flick? A classic horror movie, or something lighter? Leslie Wai clearly has an infinity for the latter, as he’s created a wonderful tribute to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare…

Let's Talk About the Ending of the New Halloween Let's Talk About the Ending of the New Halloween

The new Halloween was a big success this weekend, grossing an estimated $77.5 million over its first weekend. It’s the 11th film in the Halloween franchise, but only the second in the story it’s telling, and that story has an explosive ending that we’re excited to dissect now that the film is out.

Watch These Serene Elephants Smash the Shit Out of Some Gourds Watch These Serene Elephants Smash the Shit Out of Some Gourds

Every year leading up to its annual Halloween festivities, the Oregon Zoo kicks the party off with a grand display of gourd-smashing, officially titled the Squishing of the Squash. But lest you thought it was children or even people squashing the gourds, you would be mistaken. Instead, the zoo unleashes its resident…

Wild Rumors About an Iron Man Upgrade in Avengers 4 Wild Rumors About an Iron Man Upgrade in Avengers 4

Peter Jackson still wants to direct a Tintin sequel. The CW wants to make a modern take on The Picture of Dorian Gray. Maisie Williams discusses her final moments filming Game of Thrones. Plus, new clips from Robin Hood and Halloween, and a seasonally spooky look at The Simpsons’ annual Halloween special. Spoilers,…

There Are So Many Amazing Halloween Posters It's Almost Scary There Are So Many Amazing Halloween Posters It's Almost Scary

When John Carpenter released Halloween in 1978, he never could have imagined this happening. We don’t mean the abundance of slasher imitators that spawned multiple franchises of their own. We mean all the damn movie posters based on the film!

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