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So much to report, so little time: I have a severe case of 'the Mondays'. The world seems to have one too


It was a great weekend, for all intents and purposes.. Here in HORROR REPORT land, the Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania annual Bloomsburg Fair opened with traditional bombast (big rain storm and big cool down and cold nights) .. Love going there. I am another face in the crowd, though yesterday I sported my HORROR REPORT shirt when I was "winning" a prize for my almost-three-year-old. Little Ayden got a cool Poppa Smurf out of the game, but the fast-talking carnie may have ensured that about $30 bucks somehow gets taken from Ayden's piggy bank. (I'd never do that, of course, but just threaten it if he didn't have such a huge smile with the 'murf' as he calls it.) More fair time is coming. My hope is to get there every day this week, but realistically I'll only be there about two or three more times. If you're in this neck of the woods, you should check it out. A beautiful time at a beautiful place, with the magic of autumn clearly in the air, and the smells of fried oreos joining it.. I love this place because, no matter how crazy the world is, or how horrific things can be, there's something about the fair that remains still, calm, and the same. You know what to expect.. you are comforted by the sights and sounds of a dying summer and a blossoming new season, one that will bring the chill of winter.. at least with the fair, that chill gets introduced with carnival music, funnel cakes, headless snake women, giant rats, and the Grandstand--typically with concerts I'd never pay to say but many others would...

WITH THE GOOD OUT OF THE WAY.. Here's the bad, weird, mysterious, and creepy.

A horrific weekend for many at popular Kenya mall.. Hostages were taken, many were killed, and many more injured.. It was also learned that some of the hostage takers, the terrorists in this event, were from the United States..According to the latest reports at the hour this is updated, black smoke was rising over the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi and gunfights continued.. Terrorists from the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab group were believed to have about 10 remaining hostages on one level of the mall.. It said three were from the United States, two from Somalia and one each from Canada, Finland, Kenya and the United Kingdom.. The State Department in the US is reportedly attempting to validate that report..

Associated Press reporter Dale Gavlak has been threatened over her involvement in a story which exposed how Syrian rebels were responsible for the August 21st chemical weapons attack after being handed the weapons by Saudi intelligence agents.. MORE

Pants-less priest arrested at Penn State Campus in Pennsylvania -- a 15 year old boy was in his car. And if I had to think of a place where pedophilia would be practiced, I'd think of no other place than Penn State.

Apple Touch ID fingerprint tech 'broken', hackers say

Science closer to 'universal flu vaccine'..

2020: Scientist says that the planned Fukushima 'ice wall' may actually make things worse

Military of the future: Genetically modified, transhuman killing machines.

Study investigates whether soldiers' attachment to robots affects missions..

Update: The Dead Sea is literally being eaten up by sinkholes--they are appearing at the rate of one per day!

The great people of Oregon are being told to prepare to a big earthquake that would cut roads off for 5 years, cut electricity for 3 months, and cut gas for 6.. The source of the scare is a geologist with the Oregon office of Emergency Management--he joined a crowd of people that say the Oregon quake is coming and that the state is overdue.. According to the statement, a big one is likely within the next 50 year..

Scientists are baffled by the largest and deepest earthquake ever recorded--it took place on May 24 2013 beneath the Sea of Okhostk..

Swarm of earthquakes continue near Old Faithful!
Yellowstone shakes

Dozens buried alive after Mexico mudslide..

Deadly floods over (and the sewage now remains) in Colorado.. but towns are completely unlivable .. Some residents could be homeless or six months or more.. E. coli bacteria contaminated the drinking water system for Lyons, and the wastewater system suffered at least $1 million in damage..

There is a chance that some of us would never have been here if this occurred: According to old documents from 1969 that THE GUARDIAN has obtained, an atomic bomb nearly exploded over North Carolina! This is how FOX NEWS reports it: The 1969 document, obtained by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under the Freedom of Information Act, details the Jan. 23, 1961, B-52 crash near Goldsboro, North Carolina, that saw two Mark 39 hydrogen bombs break up in mid-air. The report said that one of the two bombs behaved exactly as nuclear weapon is designed to function in wartime and that only a single low-voltage switch prevented detonation. Fallout could have been deposited over Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City, according to the report.

Another video published on YouTube appears to showcase the audio and video of more weird sounds from Earth.. or somewhere...

SLATE: Is your cellphone made with conflict minerals mined in the Congo? The industry doesn't want you to know

Noooooo, really? Anti-psychotic meds overused for dementia, kids..

The correct use of body language apparently helps you get served at a bar faster than others..

Airlines told to avoid another area of Japan as unrest continues at volcano..


BREAKING BAD and MODERN FAMILY win top Emmy awards .. No shock on that one.. Other winners, again no shocks: NEWSROOM, BIG BANG THEORY, HOMELAND..

NETFLIX makes history at Emmys..

British scientist claims he discovered alien life!

PRISONERS tops weekend box office..

Paper: Recent horror movies show a dulling trend in genre..

AFFLICTED may be sleeper hit for CBS FILMS.. it's low budget, and could be big..

Film secretly shot at Disney World will add fear and horror to the happiest place on earth..

Goodbye all of the HORROR REPORT'S UK readers, it was a pleasure serving you: UK Filter to Block ‘Esoteric Content’

Clyde Lewis points out an eerie example of synchronicity.. the last scene of EXORCIST 3 is very similar to real news clip about a religious statute of being decapitated.. If you watch both clips you will feel a pretty big 'creepy' factor..

Ghostly happenings reported at UK hair salon..

And finally.. back to some good. Here's me with the little HORROR REPORTER enjoying the newest member of our family.. The HORROR SMURF




New Year's Eve.. Rockin' without Dick Clark in '13

Welcome to the final minutes of the year 2012. Yes. Already. It was so looked forward to, and it is ending so quickly...

It's minus Dick Clark this year, though. And that is notable. Fergie is showering ABC viewers tonight in the pre-game with Dick Clark related footage. Donna Summers is playing while the Doors are swaying. Yes, it's a stroll down amnesia lane in the fast lane. Dick Clarkless 2013. No countdown with the master of Times Square this year.

The show goes on, of course. With Ryan Seacrest to help. Before Seacrest will be 'out' there will be a number of events that occur. A massive ball will drop in Times Square. Revelers will kiss their hearts out.. then race for port-a-potties and their hotel rooms. Maybe stop by a pub and have a cup of cheer..

All around the world, the events are taking place. Some places on Earth are already 2013. The Pope will have a homily about how peace could be achieved. Fireworks will fly high into the night sky.. People will embrace …

Neve Campbell laments her post-SCREAM life: I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies

Neve Campbell Confirms Her 'Scream' Notoriety Inspired Her Decision to Leave Hollywood »

“I needed a minute. In my 20s, it all hit so fast and so big that it was a little overwhelming,” Campbell shared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “Wonderful, obviously, and I’m very grateful for it, but it got to a level, also, where the kinds of things that I was being offered were not the things I wanted to do. I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies.”

And this week she will be jumping out of building with the Rock in theaters ..

All 'scream queens' have gone through a period of confusion, denial.. acceptance. And now for Jamie Lee Curtis 40 years after her introduction to movies via being chased by killer Michael Myers, she is back for a final round.. 
Just as Campbell came home for the final SCREAM..