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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

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

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