There are all kinds of ways emergency responders train. Having some experience in this field, I can tell you there are loads of ways to practice putting out fires or rescuing victims. But Bangor, Maine may have come up with the most impressive yet... Zombie Apocalypse Day.
Last week an antique vampire hunting kit, dated sometime in the late 1800's, sold for £7,500 at a British auction house, or over $11,000 in US money! Sounds like a lot of cheddar, but if a vamp shows up at your house and something in this set works, those 11G's will seem like a bargain!
This summer on Syfy school is back in session with the premiere of the hair-raising docu-series "School Spirits" on Wednesday, June 20th, at 10 PM (ET/PT), and we have a sneak peek look at Episode 1.01, "Sorority House Terror".
Before you get all crazy, no, these are not the fanged kind of lore or even the Twilight kind of bore. Dating back 800 years to the Middle Ages, suspected vampires were exorcised by piercing their chests with rods. Scientists have just stumbled across two such victims.
Ok, we have to officially start wondering what the hell is going on here. In tragic and bizarre news a man dubbed the Miami Zombie was found eating the flesh of another man, and now new details have surfaced regarding that case, which seems to just be the tip of the iceberg.
It's rare that we ever cover "real life" news stories here on Dread Central, but the tale of the Miami Zombie is just too scary and insane to ignore. Read on for the unbelievable latest on this horrific event.
Updated May 29, 2012: New Details to Miami Zombie Story It happened on the MacArthur Causeway off-ramp Saturday, May 26th, near The Miami Herald building on Biscayne Boulevard, and here's their report:
In some hopeful news for those of us who've been concerned about missing actor Nick Stahl, TMZ has learned that the Terminator 3 star has reached out to friends via email, telling them he's okay and heading to rehab.
In some startling and truly frightening news, Nick Stahl, the star of "Carnivale", Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and most recently 388 Arletta Avenue, has been reported missing in Los Angeles by his wife.
You know, living Switzerland is looking better and better these days. Especially since the country is home to the man who has concocted a way to answer the timeless question, "What do you get for someone who's got everything?"
A bit of scary news has come in concerning horror master John Carpenter. The legendary director has undergone emergency surgery in Nashville to correct a detached retina. Do not fret, though! He's as feisty as ever.
Some really disturbing news is coming out of Pader, Uganda, as a mysterious illness known as Nodding Disease is turning children into seemingly mindless zombies with a penchant for starting fires.
Clairvius Narcisse had been feeling ill for some time. At a local hospital in the Haitian town of Deschapelle, he complained to his doctors of fever, body aches, and vomiting. His condition rapidly deteriorated, and two days later, on May 2, 1962, he fell into a comatose state and soon died.
In truly tragic news, actor Daniel von Bargen (Lord of Illusions, Super Troopers, The Silence of the Lambs, The X-Files, Thinner, "Seinfeld") fumbled a suicide attempt and has been hospitalized.
Syfy has re-upped its frightening docudrama series "Paranormal Witness" for a second season, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions. Production on the twelve-episode pick-up order has commenced, and the series is currently scheduled to premiere in August 2012.