Topic: Horror

Top 10 Web Series Videos: One Actor's Heart-Stopping Pranks Scare Up Views SA Wardega's mutant spider-dog wins the week

Halloween is more than a month away, but SA Wardega scored big on the viral charts this week by unleashing a mutant spider-dog on unsuspecting people. The Polish actor, director and…

September 11, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

Visitors to Creepy Hospital Get the Fright of Their Lives in Horror Movie Prank Owlman torments urban explorers

The makers of "Lord of Tears," a well-reviewed Scottish indie chiller, definitely ruffled some feathers with a pair of pranks that brought the film's evil "Owlman" into real life. In the…

May 30, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

This Japanese Tire Ad Might Leave You With Skid Marks Freaky spot scares up 1 million views

While plenty of marketing stunts these days take great joy in scaring innocent people with everything from fake telekenesis to nuclear war, it's rare that the viewer is actually the…

December 3, 2013, 3:35 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Mini Packs a Load of Horror Into a Roomy Countryman for Halloween Who's the scariest of them all?

Is there anything scarier than rampaging zombie pageant girls? I submit to you that there is, and it's highway driving in a Mini. Still, this spot manages to point up one…

October 23, 2013, 1:03 PM EDT

Benjamin Moore Paints It Black With a Halloween Prank at a Haunted Hotel Martin ambushes the pros

IDEA: Get the job done right, and get out. Painters like to work quickly—and no more so than when the job site is a spooky, abandoned hotel where centuries-old ghosts…

October 22, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

Zombies in Advertising: Oh, the Horror! Corporate America's favorite fiends hunger for your brains, and your wallet

When it comes to scare tactics, advertisers are fond of one rotting, shuffling, foul-smelling, flesh-eating monster in particular: the zombie. In this, they're simply mimicking consumers, who've had an insatiable…

October 30, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT

'ABC's of Death' Contest Brought to You by the Letter 'T' Drafthouse Films seeks 26th director for horror anthology

Drafthouse Films is working on a fun little anthology film called The ABC's of Death, in which 26 directors will contribute segments about death, with each of them assigned a…

October 24, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT

Phone Ad Scares Living Daylights Out of British Spot with dead girl faces possible ban

Boo! This Phones 4U commercial from the U.K., featuring a ghostly little girl who haunts a woman in a deserted parking garage, is scary. We're talking road-safety PSA stuff here—solid…

October 11, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT